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Your Chance to Be Part of the Digital Animation Industry

by on August 13, 2017 | Top Stories, Career Guide

Your Chance to Be Part of the Digital Animation Industry - StudyMalaysia.com

What is digital animation? If you are an avid movie buff, often surf the internet or have walked across the street overlooking a giant electronic billboard, chances are, you have seen digital animation in action. As an example, seeing toys coming to life in Toy Story 1, 2 and 3 are one of the many forms of digital animation.

Your Chance to Be Part of the Digital Animation Industry

Those born before the 90s probably remember animated films like those by Walt Disney once took years to be produced as each frame were hand-drawn. When technology became more sophisticated, the era of digital animation was born and complemented traditional animation well. Thus, the demand for digital animation as a career grew.

Observing the digital animation market trends, while its demand for talents grew, so did its shortage. Recognising this gap in the market, The One Academy dove into providing and curating a course that not only educates the younger generation its industry’s craft but also help elevate the industry to next level.

If you are determined, diligent and have a strong passion for digital animation, then this industry is for you. The One Academy’s diploma course, Digital Animation with Game Development, cover all grounds of the industry, including its basics.

This course is designed to groom students to develop their creative and artistic senses, develop their own techniques and build their own demo reels while working side-by-side with mentors at an industry-oriented environment to gain invaluable insights from top industry leaders.

Master Talk by Andrew Gordon_069 - Andrew Gordon, Animation Director of Pixar Animation Studios and The One Academy 3D Animation Course Director, conducting a Masterclass with students

They are also introduced to multiple paths that the animation industry travels upon. Through a palette of exciting subjects such as Animation Shortfilm Production, Drawn Animation with Gestures Drawing, Visual Storytelling, Concept Art, Character Animation, CG Modelling, Visual Effects, Character Articulation and Composting for Production, students are prepared towards becoming future Storyboard Artists, Character Animator, 2D/ 3D Animator, Rigger, Visual Effects TD, CG Supervisor, Digital or Concept Artist, Character or Environment Designer, Compositor/ Video Editor, Digital Layout Supervisor and Tech Animator.

International Masterclasses organised by The One Academy help students gain eye-opening insights from intensive lectures, professional critique sessions and workshops presented by experts like Andrew Gordon, Animation Director of Pixar Animation Studios and The One Academy 3D Animation Course Director. Andrew is a legend in the animation industry, known for well-loved animated films – A Bug's Life, Toy Story 2 & 3, Finding Nemo, Ratatouille and Monsters University.

Your Chance to Be Part of the Digital Animation Industry

Students are taught in a Hollywood-standard Digital Animation Lab, equipped with industry-benchmarked software and hardware and 3D Animation Laboratory facilities. They are also occasionally treated to a live demonstration by the legends themselves. The college’s ‘Masters Train Masters’ coaching philosophy where industry experts impart practical knowledge to potential future masters, is proven to be effective as it has nurtured many industry leaders who have made their mark in the industry globally. To experience The One Academy and explore the digital animation industry, contact any course counsellor at 03-5637 5510 or email enquiry@toa.edu.my.


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