Introduction to School
The predecessor of School of Digital Creation and Animation was the Animation Department founded in June 2003 and the School was set up in April 2005. At present, the School consists of 4 specialties, respectively, film and television animation, digital media art design, and film production and game design. The School is developed to face cultural creation and strategic emerging industries and businesses and information knowledge economic society so as to cultivate creative and innovative inter-discipline professional talents with high quality and high skills, specializing in digital content creative design and production. The School owns a high-quality, high-level and multi-discipline teacher team that consists of senior well-known teachers and overseas study talents, besides, it possesses the first-class digital creative teaching and scientific research equipment and practice teaching conditions in domestic universities, sufficient teaching space environment for modern creation and digital art. These specialties are the first batch of important demonstration specialties in the national vocational education, meanwhile, the School is the chairman unit of Sub-committee of Digital Media and Animation, Vocational School Art and Design Professional Teaching Steering Committee of the Ministry of Education.
In recent years, the School has focused on the implementation of such education development strategies as cultural education, inter-discipline education and cooperative education and pursued the education principles of “cooperation + science & technology”, “culture + technology” and “art + technology” and vigorously implemented the practical teaching system construction and operation of the collaborative development in industry, study and research. For this purpose, it has established national demonstrative specialties, provincial special specialties, excellent national and provincial courses, excellent network courses, two-tier industrial and public technical service platforms in urban area, which are helpful for cultivating outstanding professional talents in the industry. Among the students, some of them have won the Silver Prize in the national finals of the First ative teaching conditions in domeation and Entrepreneurship Competition in China, Outstanding Prize of the National University Games Competition hosted by Tencent and the Gold Prize of the National Higher Vocational Education Excellent Graduation Design Contest for three consecutive years. In the past nine years, it has successively provided Shenzhen and the Pearl River Delta region with a large number of graduates who specialize in digital animation, cartoon illustration, digital games, interaction design, new media application, digital film & television, special film & television and cultural and creative derivatives. For these reasons, the School students have high employment rate and high professional counterpart rate and high wages. Most of them have become the industry and enterprise backbones, general managers, directors and managers and other distinguished persons.