Bedford, United Kingdom

Interactive Media (Games, Art and Animation)

Language: English Studies in English
Subject area: arts
Kind of studies: full-time studies
University website: www.bedford.ac.uk
Higher National Diploma (HND)
 
Animation
Animation is a dynamic medium in which images or objects are manipulated to appear as moving images. In traditional animation, images are drawn or painted by hand on transparent celluloid sheets to be photographed and exhibited on film. Today most animations are made with computer-generated imagery (CGI). Computer animation can be very detailed 3D animation, while 2D computer animation can be used for stylistic reasons, low bandwidth or faster real-time renderings. Other common animation methods apply a stop motion technique to two and three-dimensional objects like paper cutouts, puppets or clay figures. The stop motion technique where live actors are used as a frame-by-frame subject is known as pixilation.
Art
Art is a diverse range of human activities in creating visual, auditory or performing artifacts (artworks), expressing the author's imaginative or technical skill, intended to be appreciated for their beauty or emotional power. In their most general form these activities include the production of works of art, the criticism of art, the study of the history of art, and the aesthetic dissemination of art.
Interactive Media
Interactive media normally refers to products and services on digital computer-based systems which respond to the user's actions by presenting content such as text, moving image, animation, video, audio, and video games.
Media
Media may refer to:
Art
Art has two constant, two unending concerns: It always meditates on death and thus always creates life. All great, genuine art resembles and continues the Revelation of St John.
Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago, translated by Max Hayward and Manya Harari (Pantheon 1958).
Animation
We had to be able to animate them so that they felt like flesh and blood, but most importantly you had to believe that they had souls behind their eyes.
Lee Unrich, "Toy Story 3: interview with director Lee Unkrich", Daily Telegraph, 8 July 2010
Animation
Japan will just no longer be the center of world animation. Maybe in five years, Taiwan will be such a center.
Hideaki Anno, Evangelion Creator Predicts the Death of Anime, Brian Ashcraft, Kotaku 5/25/15.
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