Animation: CG Toolkit

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Animation: CG Toolkit

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Every artist needs to understand their toolkit. For a successful animation career, one must be familiar and competent in the tools and the software used in the creation of animated works. In addition, it is important to understand the processes of production in which these tools are employed. Animation CG Toolkit allows you to familiarise yourself with the tools and techniques of production within a studio environment.


    Learning Outcomes
    On completion of this unit students should be able to:
    1. Demonstrate skills and knowledge of the software tools used for the modelling, texturing and lighting of characters, environments, assets and props used in animated productions.
    2. Analyse and solve problems related to the techniques and workflows involved in seamlessly integrating digital content.
    3. Apply reflective techniques and thinking to the design and production of an animated work.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.

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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.