Animation is understood as an art
form that is forever redeveloping itself, in which craftsmanship and creative
skills are just as essential as the will to experiment and take artistic risks.
Any visual form that
incorporates movement can be worked on. This includes all forms and materials from
the visual arts as well as other artistic disciplines, such as theatre or
There is also a link with
Content and form are developed in
parallel: from traditional narrative forms and documentary films to pure
abstraction, from television plays to performance.
The form of presentation is also integral to the design process. Production
exclusively for projection surface or screens is no longer a given.
Student projects vary widely in terms of material and content. Stories are
told, realised in traditional drawn or stop-motion films, documentary films, in
2D computer animation, in abstract works and, ever more frequently, in