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Animation - Master


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This one-year Master of Animation is directed towards realizing your creative potential. You will learn to critically and creatively integrate innovatory studio work with theoretical principles.
The programme is delivered in 12 months, across 2 semesters starting early September and ending late August. It is comprised of 5 study periods and corresponding units of study. Each period ends with an assessment correlated to adhering intended learning outcomes. 4 learning tracks run throughout the programme to enable students to develop their animation practice in correlation to the intended learning outcomes: Storytelling & Design, Producing, Positioning and Research, and Professional Practice.

You explore storytelling in animation and compare this with your own artistic vision and style. You carry out research to discover which developments in the field of animation are relevant to your practice. You acquire experience in studio work and focus on planning, feasibility and production processes. With an emphasis on testing your own artistic freedom in relation to working on commission. You widen your technical knowledge and skill sets and learn how to test your storytelling in animation. And you learn to develop your work, artistic development, research and experimental exploration on the level of Animation Principles, Acting & Performance, Modelling, Workflow and Sound Design.




Master of Arts


1 year

ECTS credits



Numerus Fixus

Tuition fee 2024/2025

€ 2,530

€ 9,680

€ 9,680


Application requirements

Proficiency in spoken and written English, this will be tested if you are not proficient in the Dutch language. You: must be able to understand lectures in English and be able to take notes, must be able to read, understand and use specialist literature written in English must have a good understanding of the English jargon used in the profession and must be able to write in English at Master's level.

Met een bachelor of Animation en de bachelor of Illustration heb je toegang tot de master of Animation. Heb je professionele werkervaring in animatie en een hbo-of wo-bachelor ook dan heb je toegang tot de opleiding. Mondelinge en schriftelijke vaardigheid in het Engels is vereist.

Elke student wordt uitgenodigd voor een intakegesprek.

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Tuition fees  
€ 2,530
€ 9,680
€ 9,680
Start date App. deadline EU/EEA App. deadline Non-EU/EEA
1 Sep '24 1 Aug '24 1 May '24
1 Sep '24 1 May '24 1 May '24


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