1st Lucerne Master Academy
of Animation
17. März 2016

6 Weeks of intense Training in Computer Animation with Masters from Dreamworks, Pixar, ILM and Weta Digital, 1st August to 9th September 2016.

This summer, the department Animation of the Lucerne School of Art and Design (in partnership with FOCAL) will organize a MasterAcademy on computer animation in cooperation with Swiss animators from Hollywood and New Zealand.

Under the direction of Simon Otto (Dreamworks Animation – How to Train Your Dragon), selected students and professionals will complete a six-week training in advanced computer animation.

Michael Aerni (Weta Digital – Planet of the Apes, The Hobbit), Simon Christen (Pixar – Ratatouille, Inside Out), Jean-Denis Haas (ILM – Avatar, Star Trek) and Stefan Schumacher (Pixar – Brave, Monsters University) are all colleagues of Simon Otto and will support him.

Swiss citizens, Swiss residents or people who have a sustainable connection to Swiss Animation Film are eligible to apply. The academy focuses on Character Walk, Close Up Acting and Lipsynch, Creature Animation and Human Acting.

Flyer (PDF)
Application (till 30th April 2016)

«Monsters University» (US, 2013)