July 30-31, Animation Masterclass with Laura Pop

Date: July 30-31

Cinetic UNATC I.L. Caragiale, Tudor Arghezi 3b street

12 participants


The workshop is addressed to students from art faculties who are interested in the production of the animation short film, and consists of a theoretical course on the principles of animation and a practical exercise to implement them.

Laura Pop
is a multi-award winning animated film director from Sibiu, Romania. She studied scenography at UNATC Bucharest and ENSAD Paris and graduated with a master’s degree in Animated Film from UNATC. 

After finishing her dissertation film, The Monster, she did an internship at the Belgian studio Camera-etc, where she directed and created her second short film, Miroir. He has worked on various animation projects in both film and theater.

Laura is currently writing a doctoral dissertation in cinematography and is working on her new short film.



Friday, 30.07.2021

10-11: artist presentation + workshop presentation

11-12: presentation of the participants

12-13: animation short film

13-14: break

14-15: squash and stretch, anticipation, staging, straight ahead action and pose to pose, follow through and overlapping action, slow in and slow out

15-16: arc, secondary action, timing, exaggeration, solid drawing, appeal

16-18: the concept and scenography in the animated film


Saturday, 31.07.2021

10-11: presentation of the topic and sketches

11-12: animation

12-13: animation

13-14: break

14-16: animation

16-18: animation and clean-up

18-19: viewing and closing

Registrations based on CVs at contact@abiff.ro until Wednesday, July 28. Participation is free for 12 selected students.

The film was made by the participants in the second animation Masterclass held by the director Laura Pop during the ABIFF Festival

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