- Video (Experimental Video / Media Art)
[Advanced Studio Art / Year 3]
In this class, leading animators, filmmakers, and contemporary artists active in Japan and abroad are invited as guest lecturers to give workshops. By hearing stories from working professionals, Students gain an understanding of the video and media industries and envision a career after graduation, which is designed to raise their motivation. In addition, by coming into contact with artists who are reshaping the field, students learn about the possibilities of visual expression and gain insights into how to transform and enhance their own work. This class is designed to help students equip students with a flexible mindset as they prepare for their graduation project. Building upon the knowledge and techniques gained in their second year of study, students add the skills they need for the culminating work of their undergraduate experience.
Students take common courses in the Faculty of Fine Arts to develop their foundations as artists and creators, including the ability to observe, think, and imagine. They also learn the basics across all seven courses and start to explore which fields they would like to pursue.
Students learn to use software such as 3ds Max for 3DCG, CLIP STUDIOPAINT for 2D animation, and Adobe Premiere Pro and AfterEffects for video editing.
Students gain experience completing a work in its entirety, doing everything from shooting to editing on their own. Students also work in groups to produce works for advancement to the next level, which are presented at screenings and other events and are also distributed outside the university.
Students engage in their graduation work, making full use of the skills and expressive vocabulary they have developed over the past four years of study. They strive for originality and their own unique creative expression when completing the final work of their undergraduate career.
MIYASHITA MariaNana / Fourth-year student
OKAZAWA Yuki / Fourth-year student
Ed and Lily
KOUSAKA Yoshino and NAKAGAWA Sawako / Fourth-year students
One Room World Tour
YAMASHITA Mizuki / Fourth-year student
HAMADA Shoichi / Fourth-year student
Dreams and Boxes
KISHI Anju / Fourth-year student
KOBAYASHI Tetsuya / Fourth-year student
TAKAHASHI Ryo / Fourth-year student
An open space for meetings, screenings, or as a gallery where all students can gather, irrespective of year level.
A computer room and digital editing workspace with 32 Macs dedicated to the Course in Video & Media Arts.
A multi-purpose studio space for photography and media art exercises.
A multi-purpose studio space can be converted into a darkroom and is equipped for puppet animation and hand-drawn animation.