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Provide your children the best education ever! 

Is your child a 9.year pupil gifted with art? So, you certainly know that the dates of exams are almost here. So do not miss the deadline for applying for a talent test at our school.
If you want to provide the best education for your child you should think about some criterion. We recommend to pay attention to, for example, the school curriculum, the quality of teaching, the equipment of the school in relation to a particular study programme , or the quality of the teaching staff that will educate your child and provide him or her with the knowledge and skills. There are some high-quality secondary schools in Slovakia, however, one of them is unique for its aim and technical equipment not only in Slovakia but also worldwide.
Academy of animation (SSUŠAT), which is based in Bratislava, Petržalka, offers 4-year full-time study in 5 study programmes – animation, graphic design, photographic design, fashion design and image and sound production – camera, sound, editing. . 

 

Academy of animation has always prided itself at providing the latest industry standard facilities and technologies to its students. The study programme Animation is unique for its Motion Capture studio which currently consists of 20 cameras. It is the only Lab in Slovakia. There is only one university in the USA which has studio with the same number of cameras. Motion Capture was used to create the films Avatar, Beowulf, the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Assasin´s Creed, King Kong…
This technology is capable of capturing both full body and detailed facial movement in 3D and 2D animation. Using this technology is worlwide known as royal discipline in animation, available now also to Slovak students. Animation is not only about drawing and fairy tales but also about using it in the fields like architecture, archaeology, medicine, biology, criminology etc. Its study will broaden students’ horizons and significantly improve their chances to be successful in the labor market.
The four next study programmes, photographic design, graphic design and fashion design and image and sound production – camera, sound, editing that are being taught at Academy of animation are also at the high quality level in all respects: study programme framework, technical equipment or teaching staff. Students can use the latest technologies, up-to-date version of SW a HW.

 

 

 

Professional teaching staff consists of qualified teachers and experts in their fields e.g Jaroslav Baran – a director, animator, who participated in 5 full-length animation films like Marco Polo return to Xanadu (USA), which was in 2002 in broad selection nominated for an Oscar, King Macius (Ger

many, France, Poland), The True Story of Baron Prášil, … 132 animated films, TV series, … and dozens of commercials in home and foreign production. A director and artist of the exceptionally successful animated series OVCE, which won 9 awards both at home and abroad Štefan Martauz, who stood at the birth of a puppet animation in Slovakia, apart from a number of animated films, participated as the only Slovak animator on the cult film of Jiri Bárta – In the attic or who has birthday today ?, Ing. Karol Holubčík, an academic painter, animator and artist Ľudmila Pavolová, excellent 3D animator Dušan Blahút, Ján Drobný, photographer Matúš Zajac … 
If you want to learn more about studying at the Academy of animation, or to fill in the talent test application form straight away, click www.uat.sk or the school facebook page.
Our school provides the possibility to study free of charge for talented students mainly from children’s homes and from socially disadvantaged families who unequivocally can not afford to study.