animation academy

PROGRAMME | Blended Learning - Games Development, Visual Effects & Animation

Friday 24 Sep 2021 - 5:00pm

Applications are now OPEN for each of our Blended Learning Programmes. Choose between Visual Effects, Games design or Animation.
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Visual Effects Academy

The Northern Ireland Screen VFX Academy is offering training in the key creative and technical skills involved in VFX post-production.

Gain experience and understanding on industry standard software such as Nuke, Blender, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects.

Learn about compositing, motion graphics, green/blue screen techniques and create visual effects as well as hear from those who are working in the industry, received industry feedback and guidance on your career throughout the course.  All training is delivered by industry professionals working at the forefront of the VFX industry in Northern Ireland who are keen to see the industry grow with local talent..

Once you have been accepted onto a blended learning programme you will be added to a google classroom where you become part of a VFX community, have access to the resources and industry feedback when needed.

  • Three online masterclasses with industry professionals one per month starting in October – December
  • 2 days in person training during Halloween Half term to take part in both the Nerve Centre in Derry and Nerve Belfast.  
  • Access to online Adobe Animate resources that have been created specially for the Games Development Academy. 

This short course is open to young people aged 15-19.  If interested please apply here
Closing date for applications is Wednesday 22nd September

Course start date: 1st October 2021
 

Games Academy

Our blended learning programme in Games Design offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the games industry in Northern Ireland but who may be unable to commit to the full 12 week programme of the Games Development Academy.    

Once you have been accepted onto a blended learning programme you will be added to a google classroom where you become part of an gaming community, have access to the resources and industry feedback when needed.

This blended learning programme offers; 

  • Three online masterclasses with industry professionals one per month starting in October – December
  • 2 days in person training during Halloween Half term to take part in both the Nerve Centre in Derry and Nerve Belfast.  
  • Access to online Adobe Animate resources that have been created specially for the Games Development Academy. 

This short course is open to young people aged 15-19.  If interested please apply here
Closing date for applications is Monday 20th September

Course start date: 1st October 2021

Animation Academy

Our blended learning programme offers a unique opportunity for anyone interested in learning more about the animation industry in Northern Ireland but who may be unable to commit to the full 12 week programme of the Foundation Academy for Animation.

Once you have been accepted on to blended learning programme you will be added to a google classroom where you become part of an animation community, have access to the resources and industry feedback when needed. Everyone who completes this programme will be eligible to apply next year for the full 12 week programme of the Foundation Academy for Animation. 

This blended learning programme offers; 

  • Three online masterclasses with industry professionals one per month starting in October – December
  • 2 days in person training during Halloween Half term to take part in both the Nerve Centre in Derry and Nerve Belfast.  
  • Access to online Adobe Animate resources that have been created specially for the Foundation Academy for Animation 

This short course is open to young people aged 15-19. 
If interested please apply via the link here 

Closing date for applications is Monday 20th September

Course start date: 15th October 2021