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Mika Koskinen: 3rd year animation students working with puppets

Third year animation students are currently working on puppet animation. They are learning the fundamentals of classic puppet animation as well as how to build puppets and sets. This year there is are two groups which have created their story … Continue reading

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Saana Herranen: Making of the first hand-drawn short films

We second year animation students are currently working on our first hand-drawn short films. We were given the topic of immigration – a meeting of different cultures. When promising animators are faced with a somewhat limiting subject, their imaginations are bound … Continue reading

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Turku Arts Academy alumni awarded in Helsinki Short Film Festival

This years Helsinki Short Film Festival awarded many of Turku Arts Academy alumni films. Joni Männistö’s Electric Soul was the best professional animation film. His film is a rhytmical combination of music, sound and picture in lo-fi and hi-fi worlds. Best … Continue reading

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Lauri Ahonen: My summer as an assistant editor

Huge array of feelings rushed through my head when I started my first practical training. A little bit of fear, excitement and secret dreams about a bright future which would open to me after this training. Production assistants brought me … Continue reading

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Joni Männistö’s new short film Electric Soul in SICAF

Turku Arts Academy animation alumni Joni Männistö had a premiere of his new short film Electric Soul in SICAF, Seoul International Cartoon&Animation Festival. Electric Soul was made as part of the SICAF 2013 Short Film Production Support Program. SICAF usually chooses some … Continue reading

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