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Animation Courses

  • Be able to work with static pictures and animated images effectively
  • Learn the key core components of Animation
  • Gain knowledge on various rendering techniques
  • Courses delivered by world class Animation instructors
  • Understand the evolution of the 3D animation industry

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Course Name Date Location Duration Price Book Online
Foundations of Animation 02/06/17 Kuala Lumpur
1 day $1625 Book now Enquire
Foundations of Animation 04/08/17 Limited Seats Kuala Lumpur
1 day $1245 Book now Enquire
Foundations of Animation 06/10/17 Kuala Lumpur
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Foundations of Animation 01/12/17 Kuala Lumpur
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Foundations of Animation 02/02/18 Limited Seats Kuala Lumpur
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Foundations of Animation 06/04/18 Kuala Lumpur
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3D Animation is popular in today’s film industry.

This course aims to provide comprehensive knowledge on the primary functionality of 3D Animation in a masterclass. 

This course covers the following areas of animation such as working with static pictures, animated images, and their movements.

Delegates will be able to learn how to create animated characters by using modelling and rendering as well as principles of animation with advanced level or expand their experience on mechanics of motion, timing, and rigging.


To attend this course, you must have the following:

  • Understanding of Computer Fundamentals
  • An experience of Art and Designing with Photoshop, Corel Draw Etc.
  • Working Experience of Animation and 2D Animation

Who Should Attend?

This 3D Animation Masterclass course is suitable for anyone who wants to become:

  • Animators
  • Graphic Designers
  • Character Animators
  • Video Editors

Course Structure:

3D Animation Masterclass is a five-day course and is divided into the following modules:

Module 1 - Candidates will receive an overview of this course

Module 2 - Attendees will learn core components of Animation

Module 3 - Delegates will obtain ways to make characters alive

Module 4 - Participants will learn to apply visual and lighting effects and rendering techniques

Course Objectives:

  • Identifying several 3D graphics and animation programs like advertising, graphic designing, entertainment, illustration, etc.
  • Develop your skills related to working with 3D graphics and animation
  • Understand the evolution of the 3D animation industry
  • Learn to achieve planned effects with lighting and camera techniques
  • Applying mechanics and principles of animation

Benefits of Course:

  • You will be able to make graphics or images more realistic and alive
  • Delegates will be able to create 3D games, films, and effects
  • Helps you to learn 2D and 3D techniques for special effects within the film industry
  • Candidates will create interactive models of new buildings styles and next generation infrastructure

Course Outline:

Module 1-

3D Animation

  • Overview
  • Features
  • Working with Tools
  • Various 3D Animation software
  • Exploring the Animation Industry

Animation Ethics

  • Laws of Motion
  • Working With Slow In and Slow Out
  • Learning Overlap and Follow-Through
  • Learning Squash and Stretch
  • Applying Squash and Stretch
  • Learning Weight and Anticipation
  • Working with Anticipation and Weight

Understanding Preproduction Concepts

  • Story/Idea 
  • Script
  • Storyboard
  • Pre-Visualization
  • Design


Production Components

  • Creating a Layout
  • Modelling Techniques
  • Texturing Objects
  • Rigging
  • Rendering Objects
  • Understanding Visual Effects

Post Production Mechanism  

  • Applying 2D or 3D visual Effects
  • Colour Correction Methods
  • Managing Folders
  • Set Naming Conventions  

Character Animation

  • Creating Character Animations
  • Designing Characters
  • Tracing Characters
  • Creating Silhouettes


Making Characters Alive

  • Techniques of Motion and Walking
  • Methods of Animating Walk on Characters
  • Ways to Run characters
  • Classify Four Poses of Run
  • Essentials of Facial Animation
  • Working with Mouth Shapes
  • Syncing Body Movements of Characters
  • Applying After Effects
  • Setting Up Flash  

Digital Imaging

  • Image File Formats
  • Differentiate Raster and Vector Graphic
  • Anti-Aliasing 
  • Adjust Color Depth
  • Working with Color Calibration

Digital Video

  • Resolution and Pixel Aspect Ratio 
  • Interlaced Scanning
  • Progressive Scanning
  • Compression Techniques
  • Setting Up Frame Rate
  • Applying Timecode


Understanding Visual Effects

  • Creating Visual Effects
  • VFX Workflow
  • Rigid and Soft Bodies

Working with Lighting

  • Types of Lighting
  • Attributes
  • Lighting Techniques
  • Workflow of Lighting


  • Rendering Methods
  • Global illumination algorithm
  • Workflow of Rendering

Selecting your Computer Rig

  • Choosing Computer Type
  • Choosing Operating System
  • Picking Up Computer Components
  • Understanding Data Storage Solutions


  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.

  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at the venue for 08:45am

  • What are the pre-requisites?

    To attend this course, you must have the following: • Understanding of Computer Fundamentals • An experience of Art and Designing with Photoshop, Corel Draw Etc. • Working Experience of Animation and 2D Animation

  • What is the duration of this course?

    This course is 5 days

  • What exam do I need to take?

    No examination is required for this course

  • What does The Knowledge Academy provide me on the course?

    Manual, Certificate, Experienced Instructor, Refreshments

  • How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

    Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts

  • What is the experience of the instructor(s) delivering my course?

    All of our instructors are fully accredited and have over ten years of experience

What's Included?
  • Manual
  • Certificate
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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