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.


Students learn about possibilities, types, styles/characteristics and goals of vfx animation, as well as about the differencies between mainstream and more innovative/artistic/experimental vfx.
After the course students know how to start developing one's own vfx styles.

Credits: 3

Schedule: 05.09.2022 - 23.09.2022

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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:

    Students get to see plenty of examples about vfx animations done in different animation techniques.
    The possibilities and styles of vfx are discussed.
    Students do tests and experiments in vfx with their chosen technique.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures, examples/film-watching, analyzing, exercises, homework. Active participation in the organized teaching. Performing the given assignments according to instructions and within given timeframes. Supporting peer learning.

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Contact teaching 36 h, Independent studies 45 h

    Compulsory attendance contact teaching: 80 %



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