HIS151 - History of Animation

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Subject Title
History of Animation

Subject Description
This course introduces students to the history of film as it pertains to the animation industry, covering events, films and innovators from 1900 through to the end of World War II (1945). In addition to watching rare and groundbreaking films of the earliest animation era, students will analyze the emergence of new technologies, character animation technique and storytelling improvements.

Credit Status
Animation Advanced Diploma

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

  1. How the animation industry grew alongside live action film
  2. Who the earliest animation innovators were
  3. How animation studio production emerged
  4. How technology changed early animation
  5. How modern filmmakers still rely on techniques pioneered by early animators
  6. How animation’s role in entertainment has changed from the past

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.

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.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

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.

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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.