Nerve Centre Derry-Londonderry
23rd September- 9th December
Workshop Times / Dates / Duration:
Thursdays 5pm – 7pm
Online/ Nerve Centre Derry- Londonderry
7-8 Magazine Sreet, Londonderry BT48 6HJ
Animation is a major growth area in the creative industries in Northern Ireland and there is a high demand for skills and local talent in animation. Several of our leading animation companies, Sixteen South, Jam Media, Paper Owl and Dog Ears, are partnering with Nerve Belfast and the Nerve Centre in Derry/Londonderry to establish a career pathway into the industry.
The Foundation Academy for Animation is open to any young person aged 16-19 throughout the region with the enthusiasm and commitment to pursue a career within the animation industry and who is not currently attending university.
The Foundation Academy for Animation is a unique 12 week training programme focussing on 2D animation, providing training and hands-on experience of key job roles within the animation industry. All training will be delivered by industry professionals offering the opportunity to learn from their experience. Participants will be introduced to the animation production process working in a small team to learn about design, storyboarding and animating to complete a finished project.
The Academy will be delivered via a mix of online sessions and in venue training on Thursdays 5pm-7pm with occasional Thursday evening sessions.These may be subject to change due to the current situation but you will be kept informed throughout the course.
Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the Academies will offer blended learning through online classes and in venue training sessions in adherence with government guidelines regarding Coronavirus.
Due to social distancing restrictions spaces are limited, all venue sessions will be subject to Covid-19 Protocols and Government Guidelines.
To apply please complete the application form via the link below, closing date for applications Monday 13th September