For both students looking to start their animation studies or continue their education, there are programmes that will interest all of those on the quest for higher education. On Thursday 20 October, festival attendees have the opportunity to speak directly with educators and students from some of the top education programmes in the region.
There will be four schools located in the Fredrikstad Kino foyer. The stands are available from 10:30 – 16:30 on Thursday 20 October.
Game School – Høgskolen i Innlandet
The Game School prepares students for careers such as graphic artists, animators, modelers, riggers, and programmers. They offer two study programmes, Bachelor of Animation and Digital Art and Bachelor of Game Technology and Simulation.
Westerdals – Høgskolen Kristiania
The core of Westerdals Department of Film and Media is audiovisual communication and story-telling, with a focus on production, content, and experience. The School of Arts, Design, and Media currently offers both bachelors and masters degrees.
Høgskulen i Volda
VUC has a broad animation programme, and students can learn everything from stop-motion, drawn animation, and digital animation to animation production. The animation programme has several studios with high-end equipment for free use. Activities in the courses are centered around lectures, projects in teams, and individual work with guidance.