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2D & 3D Animation Production
Northern Ireland's vibrant animation industry and community make it a highly desirable destination for study, networking and career advancement. This programme focuses on the three core components of animated production: Narrative, Character and Performance. Students will develop their skills in narrative construction, character development, animation and advanced production techniques, allowing them to explore the unique opportunities and challenges 2D and 3D computer animation bring to storytelling.
Building on the success of the BDes Hons Animation programme, which is already impacting local and global industry with graduates being honoured at the Prime Time Emmy Awards for their "Contribution to the Emmy Award winning achievementOutstanding Special Visual Effects" on the HBO series "Game of Thrones", the MSc Animation programme aims to further establish Ulster University's Belfast School of Art as the regional, national and international centre of excellence in CGI (Computer Generated Imagery), Animation for education, research and industry.