QQI Level 5 in Art 5M1985
Graduates of the Animation QQI Award can progress to many degree courses including Amination, Art, Film and Television, Graphic design, illustration and production to mention a few. Accessed at several universities and IT or private college such as IADT, Athlone IT, NCAD, DCU, Maynooth University, Tralee IT, Athlone IT, Letterkenny IT and Limerick IT. There are several courses at QQI level 6 or HND that students can access, for example at Ballyfermot College. Many graduates seek direct employment within the sector.
IATD DL832: Amination (Level 8, 4 years) IT Athlone: AL861 Animation and Illustration (Level 8, 4 Years) Ballyfermot College of Further Education: HND Classical and computer Animation (2 Years)
The Irish animation sector is a rapidly expanding industry, that is in constant need of new graduates to fill the many different roles within television and film production.
Some Irish animation studios include academy award nominees; Brown Bag Films and Cartoon Saloon along with Emmy and Bafta winners; Boulder Media and Jam Media.
The animation sector provides a very good career allowing graduates to be involved in exciting projects for studios such as; Disney, Cartoon Network and Nickelodeon, to mention a few.
WHAT IS ANIMATION?
Students who wish to learn the fundamentals of creation for 2D animated productions, will enjoy the practical and creative elements of this course. Learners will gain skills around character design, animation and creative development through specialist software. Focussing on both drawing and computer skills, students will understand what is required to develop a complete and successful portfolio.
The following modules will be offered in 2021, subject to availability and demand:
• Animation Layout Design
• Animation Design Skills
• Animation Drawing Studies
• Work Experience
• Digital Photography
• Image Processing
Leaving Cert or LCA
Mature Students of all backgrounds
Other equivalent qualification
All applicants will be interviewed regardless of previous qualifications
Apply directly at www.dunboynecollege.ie
NEW COURSE 2020 - 2021