School of Film and Animation
The School of Film and Animation was established in 2004 and was recognized as ‘National Animation Teaching and Research Base’ by State Administration ofRadio, Film, and Television at its initial phrase. In 2006, Animation was listed as Zhejiang's provincial key program, and in 2011, the school was authorized to confer national master and PhD degrees inDrama and Film. Its mission is to further develop first-rate creative talents for image art, animation and online game design and to explore a path of film development featuring eastern visual culture.
The school emphasizes building a teaching and research base for animation and film with world influence and developing an ‘innovate school’ with a tight combination of professional teaching, academic research, artistic creation, social communication and program making for the commercial market. The School consists of Department of Animation, Department of Film and Television, Department of Online Game and Department of Photography, as well as research institutes of Animation Research Institute, Chinese Teenager Film Research Center, Game Research Institute and 3D Audiovisual Research Institute.
Vice Dean: Lv Weijun, Su Xia, Liu Zhihai