Animation 2D 2: Theory and Projects 2019/2020 (7.5 credits)

Autumn 2019, Mixed, 50 %, Distance learning

Start date: 4 November 2019

End date: 19 January 2020

Application Deadline: 15 April 2019

Enrolment Code: UU-54818 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Flexible

Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 165 credits)

Outline for distance course: The course is net-based and has no mandatory meetings online. Communication between teachers and among students is proceeded via different course forums.

Entry Requirements: Animation in 2D 1: Theory and Practice, 7.5 credits


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 13750

Tuition fee, total: SEK 13750

About the course:

2D animation focuses on creating storyboards, characters and backgrounds that are animated in two-dimensional environments. The course follows on from ’Animation in 2D 1 - Theory and Practice’ and focuses on animation production and the steps that must take place before and during the production of an animated film. During this course you will produce a short animated film and thus get an opportunity to go through the various steps involved in the production of an animated film as: storytelling, concept development, design, character development, storyboarding, and layout. The course is based in animation theory, design and advanced animation techniques for games and timeline,

The course includes a review of animation techniques, planning an animated film, in-depth character animation, staging and independent practical exercises in the Animate. The course concludes with a project work where you get the opportunity to develop your skills in an independent and creative way.

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Department of Game Design

Skeppsbron 24 (Björkanderska) 621 57 VISBY

Uppsala universitet, Campus Gotland, 62167 Visby

Iwona Hrynczenko