Summer school in Animation

Animated Filmmaking Programmes

Animated Filmmaking Programmes

Summer school in Animation

Summer school

Target audience

TARGET Audience: Students or young professionals

  • Minimum age: participants must be over 18 y.o for the full package
  • Requirements for those who would like to participate in the workshops (Full Package and Package 2):
  • Background in Animation or Visual Arts
  • Good drawing skills
  • Proficiency in Animation softwares, such as TV paint for 2D Animation, or Maya for 3D Animation/ Except for traditional animators.
  • If admitted to the course, you’ll be required to bring your own tablet with a stylus (ex: Wacom, Huion…). Please complete this information in the application form.
  • Other profiles (production management…) who would like to get a better understanding of Character Animation can attend the morning lectures (no participation in the afternoon workshops) and may register as auditor.
  • The programme is 100% in English, therefore applicants should have a good command of the language in order to follow the course.

Admission

 

Admission process: 5 steps

Application Submission > Selection process > Letter of admissibility > Online payment > Confirmation

Send your application form, with a short CV, together with a portfolio showing examples of your graphic and Animation work to summerschool@gobelins.fr or via WeTransfer. Website links are also accepted.

Please note that seats in the programme are limited, hence the selection committee will examine the files for admission on a first come first served basis, until places remain available.
After notification of admissibility, you will have to confirm your enrolment by paying the tuition fees via our online platform.
Seat will only be guaranteed after complete payment (Deadline May 15th)
GOBELINS will not return any submitted material.

Application opening date: November 8th
 

Cancellation policy:

Should the Summer School be cancelled due to an unexpected outbreak, GOBELINS will refund the
tuition fees in full.
In the event of a cancellation by the participant:

  • before April 1st 2022, all participation fees will be reimbursed
  • After April 1st 2022, GOBELINS, l’école de l’image will retain 50% of paid fees
  • After June1st 2022, the school reserves the right to retain the full payment

Package solutions

package 1 : 3 200 €
package 2 : 2 600€
package 3 : 1 800 €

Further information

Further information : summerschool@gobelins.fr
Tel. : +33 (0) 1 40 79 92 65

 

 

Schedule

4th to 15th July 2022

GOBELINS campus Paris - St Marcel

Presentation

 

This immersive 2 week Summer School gives you the opportunity to expand your skills in many aspects of  Animation and to get a better understanding of what makes a successful Character Animation.
The morning classes will present you with different aspects of the Animation pipeline and will be followed by workshops where – depending on your goals - you will be able to create a unique Animation sequence in 2D, or a body mechanic shot in 3D under tutors’ guidance.

 

What can you expect?

Morning Lectures:

  • Listen to masterclasses where GOBELINS professors will bring their award-winning teaching experience to the audience
  • Attend lectures given by internationally renowned experts from the industry sharing their professionalism
  • Discover GOBELINS methods on advanced techniques in Animation
  • Learn best tips to develop your portfolio

 
Afternoon workshops :

  • Benefit from state of the art digital facilities (one computer per student with Adobe suite, TVpaint, Maya installed on all computers) and art supplies for hand-drawn Animation.
  • Complete an Acting exercise focused on a character’s expression and gesture - or an interaction between two characters for more advanced participants.
  • Focus on a walk cycle or a body mechanic exercise to produce a 3-5 second sequence in 3D
  • Receive invaluable individual feedback from your tutors
  • Experience outdoor sketching in a Parisian setting if fancy
  • Participate in the « Acting for Animation » class

​Classes are 100% taught in English.

On final day, the participants will have the opportunity to showcase their work in front of a jury.
All participants will receive an official certificate from GOBELINS at the end of the Summer School.

 


CONTACT : Cécile BLONDEL
summerschool@gobelins.fr
Tel. : +33 (0) 1 40 79 93 10

 

 


CONTACT : Charlotte SAURAT
summerschool@gobelins.fr
Tel. : +33 (0) 1 40 79 93 10

 

 


CONTACT : Hugo MORELL
summerschool@gobelins.fr
Tel. : +33 (0) 1 40 79 93 10

 

Programme

Morning Lectures:

  • Listen to masterclasses where GOBELINS professors will bring their award-winning teaching experience to the audience
  • Attend lectures given by internationally renowned experts from the industry sharing their professionalism
  • Discover GOBELINS methods on advanced techniques in Animation
  • Learn best tips to develop your portfolio

 
Afternoon workshops :

  • Benefit from state of the art digital facilities (one computer per student with Adobe suite, TVpaint, Maya installed on all computers) and art supplies for hand-drawn Animation.
  • Complete an Acting exercise focused on a character’s expression and gesture - or an interaction between two characters for more advanced participants.
  • Focus on a walk cycle or a body mechanic exercise to produce a 3-5 second sequence in 3D
  • Receive invaluable individual feedback from your tutors
  • Experience outdoor sketching in a Parisian setting if fancy
  • Participate in the « Acting for Animation » class

Classes are 100% taught in English.

On final day, the participants will have the opportunity to showcase their work in front of a jury.
All participants will receive an official certificate from GOBELINS at the end of the Summer School.

Speakers

Practical information

Dates and class schedules

Summer School classes will be held from 10 AM to 5 PM - Monday to Friday
The school welcomes international students from 8:30 AM until 6 PM - Monday to Saturday.
Classrooms will also be available for personal work.
Premises are closed on Sunday hence no activities will be scheduled on Sunday 10th
Please note that some classes or activities may begin earlier or finish later. The school reserves the right to make any last-minute change in the programme whenever it needs to be amended or improved.

Local transportation

The international summer school is held on the premises of GOBELINS, l’école de l’image located at 73 Boulevard Saint-Marcel in the 13th district of Paris, near the Metro station « Les Gobelins » (line N°7 ).

 

 

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