July 23-24, Animation Masterclass with Robert Sowa

Friday, July 23, 3:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, July 24, 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


The masterclass (dedicated to students in profile faculties) is held in English, on the Zoom platform. Participation is free, subject to availability (12 participants).


More details and registration at contact@abiff.ro, until Wednesday, July 21, based on CVs.

Animation director and graphic artist, director of Animation Film Studio, Department of the Academy of Fine Arts in Krakow, Poland, Robert Sowa is one of the most outstanding professionals in the industry, known for his visual experience and his own language created and focused on different media. and on the relationship between visual and sound spaces.

Presentation and analysis part:

• short history of animation and important data
• how do you start an animation?
• animation and other film genres
• documentaries and animated fiction
• animation and post-production part
• the director and the producer (friends or enemies)?

The practical part

Short exercise:

• the structure of preparing a film
• storyboard
• how do we tell a story?
• the hero and many others
• design and visual
• sound and music
• dramaturgy
• production process

All topics and exercises will be accompanied by examples and presentations.
The participants’ creations (drawings, notes, pictures, sketches) will be distributed online.