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Animation and Games Design

The Animation and Games Design department houses a dedicated drawn animation studio with light boxes and also includes:

  • Dedicated rostrum camera room with multiple stations for capturing hand-drawn animation using DragonFrame
  • A multi-pane setup for shooting stylized layered drawn or cutout animation
  • Bespoke Games computing labs with Game Design Software using Unity, Flash, Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya, 3dsMax, Cinema 4D, Arduino
  • Bespoke Animation computing labs with TV Paint, Adobe Creative Cloud, Maya, 3dsMax, Cinema 4D
  • Blackout stop-motion studio filming facility with animation bases with DragonFrame and DMX lighting
  • A 16mm Steenbeck to create and edit film or scratch film on 16mm film stock

Support technician, Dominica Harrison, talks about the Animation and Games Design facilities at LCC.

A student operating the lighting in the animation studio.
A student working in the animation studio on one of the computers.
Close-up of animation model by student Viviana Conti at LCC
An example of a student collaboration between BA Animation and BA Live Events and Television students.
A model of a wolf designed by an animation student.
An example of work by an animation student.
An animation workstation featuring lightbox and sketches.

Please note: Resources may require inductions before allowing access and are prioritised for certain courses.

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