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

This summer, the Animation department of the Lucerne School of Arts and Design will organize its 4th 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: Back to the Basics

Week 1: 29 July - 2 August 2019
Character Walk
Cody Lyon

Week 2: 5 August - 9 August 2019
Close up acting shot / lip sync
Jae Hyung Kim

Block 3: Full Body Animation shot for Feature Animation

Week 3: 12 August - 16 August 2019
Part 1: Blocking
Aron Hatfield

Block 2: Creature Animation shot

Week 4: 19 August - 23 August 2019
Michael Aerni

Week 5: 26 August - 30 August 2019
Anneka Fris

Block 3: Full Body Animation shot for Feature Animation

Week 6: 2 September - 6 September 2019
Part 2: Polish
Simon Otto

Attention: Block 3 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 20 May 2019.

Read the application conditions before filling out the application form.