An introduction to animation techniques, practices, history and theories. Students will learn techniques and precesses in 2D, stop motion and Digital animation. Projects will teach students the workflow of animating including script development, storyboarding, frame-by-frame animation, animatic, digital and post-production. Students are required to research artists both historical and contemporary working in the field of animation and to be able to discuss the work. The course teaches theoretical and historical perspectives on animation and requires students to develop a critical analysis and vocabulary.