6 Weeks of intense Training in Computer Animation with Masters from DreamWorks, Pixar, ILM and Weta Digital

This summer, the Animation department of the Lucerne School of Arts and Design will organize its 3rd Master Academy on computer animation instructed by Swiss animators and their friends working for the Major Hollywood FX and Animation studios.

Swiss citizens, Swiss residents or people who have a sustainable connection to Swiss Animation Film are eligible to apply.

The academy focuses on Character Walk, Close Up Acting and Lipsync, Creature Animation and Human Acting.

Block 1 A: Back to the Basics

Week 1: 30 July - 3 August 2018
Character Walk
Simon Christen and KC Roeyer

Block 2: Creature Animation shot

Week 2: 6 August - 10 August 2018
Part 1: Blocking
Lukas Niklaus

Week 3: 13 August - 17 August 2018
Part 2: Polish
Michael Aerni

Block 1 B: Facial Animation

Week 4: 20 August - 24 August 2018
Close up acting shot / lip sync
Stefan Schumacher

Block 3: Full Body Animation shot for Feature Animation

Week 5: 27 August - 31 August 2018
Part 1: Blocking
Aron Hatfield

Week 6: 3 September - 7 September 2018
Part 2: Polish
Tommie Löfqvist

Attention: Block 1 is split up. Mind the Dates.
The Program is subject to modifications

6 Week Course 2000 CHF
4 Week Course 1500 CHF
2 Week Course 1000 CHF

50% discount for students
Focal supports up to five professionals

Swiss and Swiss related
Talents and Professionals

Animation Software: Autodesk Maya
Teaching Language: English

Application open till 25 May 2018.

For more informations see our application form