Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


Learning outcomes On successful completion of this course, you will be able to: - plan visual continuity with storyboarding
- plan and produce motion graphics and animation tasks using After Effects, Blender and other web technologies  - solve motion related problems with basic computational elements
- implement perspective, composition, thumbnail sketching, lighting effects, figure and background staging and motion
- produce a basic level 2D/3D animatic design and identify the principles of creating a finished animation - summarise the basics of using sound with motion

Credits: 6

Schedule: 10.01.2022 - 16.02.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Rupesh Vyas

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Design for Motion course focuses on fundamental aspects of visual thinking in time. Design for motion is important across wide variety of medium to represent and communicate visual ideas in effective ways. This course focuses on core skills and thinking required to produce motion based visual ideas. This course prepares students to generate motion design ideas and implement professional settings using wide variety of tools and technologies.


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Period:

    2020-2021 Spring III

    2021-2022 Spring III

    Course Homepage:

    Registration for Courses: Sisu replaces Oodi on 9 August, 2021. Priority order to courses is according to the order of priority decided by the Academic committee for School of Arts, Design and Architecture: