This international collaborative project for masters and undergraduate students has been held since 2010 and is an essential annual event at the K-Arts Department of Animation.
This project pioneers teaching methods for animation production and promotes international cooperation and friendship among northeast Asian countries. It explores ideas in innovative ways, addresses contemporary issues, interactively engages viewers in discovery, and stimulates their intellect and imagination. Graduate and undergraduate students at K-Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts, and Communication University of China are invited to participate.
Winter 2012 marks the first collaboration between K-Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts and Communication University of China in this Co-work project to create animation.
During the nine-day Co-work production workshop, students create 30-second animation challenging innovation and excellence in experimental animation. The thought-provoking works explore ideas with experimental techniques and addresses contemporary issues and engage viewers in a critical exploration of Korean, Japanese and Chinese culture. The faculty community from the graduate animation departments at K-Arts, Tokyo University of the Arts and Communication University of China are invited.