MASTER PROGRAMS @ CINETic

INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR PERFORMING AND MEDIA ARTS  (in English)

The INTERACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES FOR PERFORMING AND MEDIA ARTS Master’s program trains specialists in interdisciplinary fields: sound and space designers, designers for interactive experiences, creative programmers. The curriculum is structured so as to provide students with technical and conceptual tools specific to the arts. By means of such tools, students can explore different types of interactive environments. Students are encouraged to design, implement and experiment with sound and visual interfaces, in order to develop interactive virtual environments, installations, augmented performances, with the use of digital design as a core concept in new types of performances. All teaching and applied activities are carried out in English, which provides graduates with easy integration into international creative and research teams.

Courses:

First Year
Creative Coding and Software Design
Narrative structures in digital environments
Arts in digital environments
Game design
Space design
Sound design
Academic ethics and integrity
Practice and internship

Second Year
Creative Coding and Software Design
Arts in digital environments
Space-sound interactivity
Space-body interactivity
Research and development of media arts projects
Practice and internship
Master’s thesis research and writing

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ART OF GAME DESIGN (in English)

The ART OF GAME DESIGN Master’s program is one of UNATC’s most recent academic programs. Courses are structured so as to provide theoretical knowledge and conceptual understanding of the phenomenon of creativity, as well as technical information and skills for game development and creation. Graduates will be able to become both game designers, having the necessary training to work in the industry, and also independent artists. During the two years of study, students will develop various gaming projects from analog prototypes to digital ones and will discover through practice the “rules of the game” as well as teamwork, in the CINETic laboratories. The development of this program in English is part of our university’s mission to internationalize its academic offer. The professors teaching in this program are specialists in the fields of film, theatre, IT programming. At the same time, we seek to train experts in emerging interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary fields in the labour market, not only in our country, but also worldwide.

Courses:

First Year
Game design
Game Art I
Game asset creation I
Analogue game prototyping
Digital environments
Gaming as a social and educational medium
Gaming as a total form of art
Academic ethics and integrity
Practice and internship

Second Year
Game design
Game Art II
Game asset creation II
Digital game prototyping
VR / AR / MR playable experiences
Game production
Practice and internship
Art research methodology
Master’s thesis research and writing

NEW MEDIA DESIGN (in English)

The NEW MEDIA DESIGN Master’s program has been recently set up and aims at providing further knowledge of digital media with possible applications in film and new communication formats. Structured as an interdisciplinary program, the program offers both theoretical courses and applied activities in film directing, cinematography, sound and editing. Understanding the specificities of digital environments is deepened through hands on practical projects aimed at developing creativity, research and innovation in the field. Graduates will be professional new media technicians, ready to advise and participate in major projects in the film industry.

Courses:

First Year
New media – director’s perspective
Cinematography for new media film
Editing and sound for virtual and immersive environments
Production for new media film
Production for virtual environments
Production for visual effects
Fundamentals of new media
Visual Anthropology
Academic ethics and integrity
Practice

Second Year
New media – director’s perspective
Cinematography for new media film
Design for new media
Production for new media film
Production for virtual environments
Production for visual effects
Practice
Master’s thesis research and writing

ANIMATION FILM

The ANIMATION FILM Master’s program aims at training specialists in this field in response to a real need for animators on the Romanian market. Going in-depth with various creative methods allows students to discover both classical and modern animation techniques, both 2D and 3D animations. The theoretical and practical information acquired within this program stimulates creativity through the development of increasingly inventive projects which entail the rapid and creative advance of the animation film industry in Romania.

Courses:

First Year
Animation
3D graphics and animation
Multimedia techniques for animation film
Directing for animation film
Cinematography for animation film
Editing for animation film
History of animation film
Scenography
Academic ethics and integrity
Practice

Second Year
Animation
Digital animation
Graphics
3D graphics and animation
Directing for animation film
Cinematography for animation film
Contemporary Visual Culture
Contemporary trends in animation
Practice
Master’s thesis research and writing

PERFORMING ART-THERAPY

The PERFORMING ART-THERAPY program aims to train specialists in the field of art therapies. The program provides the theoretical and practical knowledge necessary for therapeutic intervention based on different art forms, such as psychodrama, drama therapy or art therapy. The program forms skills and abilities specific to clinical therapeutic practice. A broad theoretical background provides students with the key principles of psychodynamic and humanistic psychotherapy, in accordance with current theories and research in art therapy. Courses in Psychology are done by professors and specialists from the Faculty of Psychology, University of Bucharest, as a partner in this Master’s program. Practical courses benefit from the teaching and creative experience of artistic practitioners, vocational higher education, as well as art therapy.

Courses:

First Year
Research methodology in psychological assistance and counselling
Elements of Psychological Counselling
Human development and psychological health
Theatre, drama therapy, psychodrama, sociodrama
Workshop for self-knowledge through theatre and performing arts
Theatre Workshop – Animation Techniques (puppets, dolls, masks)
Theatre Workshop – Visual Arts (drawing, colour, modelling)
Personal identity through vocal and behavioural expression
Training of educational abilities
Organisational counselling
Academic ethics and integrity
Supervised practice in psychological counselling

Second Year
Psychological counselling elements
Workshop for self-knowledge through theatre and performing arts
Theatre Workshop – Eurhythmics
Trends in art therapy
Theatre and psychodrama
Theatre of daily life and dramaturgy of everyday life
Psychological counselling in an organizational context
The practice of psychological assistance
Supervised research practice in psychological assistance
Master’s thesis research and writing