Motion Graphics takes you on a journey through motion graphic design, editing, and compositing as well as branding and concept development. This program is designed to build on yourprior experience in the field, whether professional or academic, and prepares you for a role as Motion Graphics Designer, Motion Graphics Producer, or Strategist.
If you're applying as an International student; we highly recommend that you submit your completed application before or during our International Review Days in order to secure your seat in the August 2013 incoming class.
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This unique Hyper Island learning experience fuses elements of classical animation, drawing, and design with 2D and 3D graphics for video, film, internet, and mobile solutions. As a student you will work in close collaboration with industry professionals – most likely from top advertising agencies, web agencies, and production houses – drawing on their insight and experience.
Further, you will develop entrepreneurial skills, a capacity to create business strategies, understand group dynamics processes and practice self-leadership, giving you the tools to make it on your own.
The Motion Graphics program covers the following
- Storytelling and presentation skills
- Conceptualization, animation and Motion Graphics
- Basic animation techniques
- Treatment design
- Branding in Motion Graphics
- Client relations
- Digital understanding, in each of this program’s various modules
- Group dynamics, self-leadership and problem-solving
Internship within our global network
During your final 14 weeks you will undertake an internship, most likely with one of the companies in Hyper Island’s global network. Your internship will give you on-the-job opportunities, industry experience, and access to international contacts.
Infinite career possibilities
After you graduate from this program you will leave us with the ability to:
- Create innovative digital solutions.
- Develop ideas, concepts, designs, functions and technologies for different platforms.
- Create 2D and 3D content for video, film, internet and mobile solutions.
- Work at the convergence point between different kinds of media.
- Work with conceptualization tools like treatments, storyboards and style frames.
- Lead a creative process.
- Understanding of editing and compositing.
A few of our Motion Graphics Collaborators
Josh Thorne, CEO, Against All Odds. Matt Lambert, Director/Artist. Stephan Wever, Head of Art at SEHSUCHT. Mary-Lee Sjönell, Storyteller at Copeland. Linus Lundin, Freelance Motion Designer at svep.tv. Fredrik Ekholm, Freelance Motion Designer at svep.tv. Tobias Lundqvist, Creative, R/GA. Claudio Salas, Freelance Motion Designer. Alexander Pettersson, Freelance Motion designer. Simon Jones, Motion Designer at SR-Partners. Ane Skov Vithner, Motion Designer at DR. Martin Petersson, Freelance Motion Designer. Niklas Lunback, Technical director at Obscura Digital. Martin Ottosson, Varelsen (Art director, graphic designer, photographer, videographer, visual effects artist, on-and-off director and freelance writer. Erik Arheden, Executive Producer at Upper First. Andreas Håkansson, Motion Director at Upper First. Orvar Säfström, Award winning writer, Lecturer, Consultant and Transmedia Producer. Simon Holmedal, Motion designer at Man vs Machine. Grant Gilbert, Owner Double G Studios.
Motion Graphics program requirements
A minimum of one year of industry experience or equivalent within the field of digital design
High School Diploma or foreign equivalent.
Motion Graphics program fee
For International Students the 45-week program fee is 135,000 SEK. For persons with a legal residency in any of the Nordic countries (Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland, Iceland or Faeroe Islands), regardless of nationality or citizenship, it is possible to apply to one of the governmentally funded seats, i.e free of charge. Please note that applicants eligible for governmentally funded seats are also able to apply to International seats with a program fee. If you’re interested, please add that request to the application form and we will contact you for more information.
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