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The course expands knowledge and understanding of sound in animation. The student knows how different components of sound express animation story, place and character.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 12.10.2020 - 06.05.2021

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Leinonen Tuula

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Leinonen Tuula

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    The course explores the theory and practise of animation sound, and how the different sound components express story and characters in animated films.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Reading materials, lectures, film screenings, discussions and deconstructing the soundtrack. Hands-on practical approach focuses on creating innovative animation soundtrack. The student attends a specific Foley-sound workshop.

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Contact teaching 8 h / cp

    Independent studies 19 h / cp

    Compulsory attendance contact teaching: 80%


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Material will be announced on the course pages

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    bachelor's degree or equivalent