ANI503 - 2D Digital Animation - Advanced I

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Subject Title
2D Digital Animation - Advanced I

Subject Description
Building on the animation principles learned in year one and two, students will further refine their character acting in both the classical animation environment as well as with 2D rigged puppets. Emphasis will be placed on clean polished character acting that comes from strong posing.

Credit Status
Animation Advanced Diploma

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Create artwork for an original, industry ready character.
  2. Rig an original character for production.
  3. Animate a rigged character on both 1’s and 2’s.
  4. Bring hand drawn rough animation straight through the pipeline to cleaned finished animation.
  5. Creating convincing emotion through character acting.
  6. Respond constructively while giving or receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work and their portfolio.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.