Animated Exercise

Not scheduled

Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
309KE ZK 3 90CS Czech summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

The student demonstrates ability to execute a short animated etude. Orientation in partial phase execution of a project (pre-production, production, post-production), by one who knows how to plan the given technological production limitation.

Mode of study

Directed dialogues

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Nejsou žádné prerekvizity a korekvizity pro tento předmět.

Course contents

Students execute a drawn (2D) animated etude containing elements of partial tasks from related courses (Drawn Animation 2, Visual Expression 2). The aim of this course is to capitalize on acquired skills and knowledge during the semester in a comprehensive dramatic piece. Part of the execution is the preproduction phase and production planning which are continuously consulted on with the instructor. This exercise is part of the Summary Exam 3.

Study is a created exercise in the form of an executed short animated etude. A requirement for completing the course is regular consultations in the course of execution with the instructor and fufillment of partial tasks of the Drawn Animation 1 and 2 courses.

Recommended or required reading

Required literature:

DOVNIKOVIĆ, Borivoj. Škola kresleného filmu. Vyd. 1. Praha: Nakladatelství Akademie múzických umění v Praze, 2007. 179 s. ISBN 978-80-7331-091-2 · il.

WILLIAMS, Richard. The animator´s survival kit : a manual of methods, principles and formulas. 2nd expanded ed. London: Faber & Faber, 2009. 382 s. ISBN 0-571-23834-7 · fot., obr. +

Recommended literature:

URC, Rudolf. Animovaný film. Martin: Osveta, 1984. 162 s. · fot.

THOMAS, Frank a Ollie JOHNSTON, 1981. The illusion of life: Disney animation. New York: Disney Editions. ISBN 0786860707.

HALAS, John OBE a Harold WHITAKER, 2009. Timing for Animation. 2nd vyd. B.m.: Focal Press. ISBN 978-0-240-52160-2.

HOOKS, Ed, 2017. Acting for Animators: 4th Edition. 2nd vyd. B.m.: Routledge. ISBN 1-138-66912-1.


Pivotal domestic and foreign animated films of renowned artists.

Review of Annecy films

FAMU student work

Assessment methods and criteria

The test evaluates the quality of the exercise.


No prerequisites.

Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans