Research programme for Animation and Visualisation

VIA Animation & Visualisation, develops knowledge about animation for the benefit of students, entrepreneurs and the industry.

About the research

Since 2007 The Animation Workshop and VIA University College has brought together research and development activities in the centre: VIA Animation & Visualisation.

The centre helps to strengthen knowledge and skills of professionals working in the Danish and international animation industry. This is done by spotting new trends and developing the field of animation and new media – in cooperation with partners.   

Research areas

VIA Animation & Visualisation, through its extensive network of businesses, has access to the latest knowledge in the field of animation. Based on the acclaimed professional animation skills present in Viborg, the centre has the following focus areas:

  • New communication methods based on animation technique 
  • Animation pedagogy 
  • Growth and entrepreneurship 
  • Cultural development 
  • Development of education courses. 

Three joint-venture partners

An important result of the centre's work is the development and participation in a joint-venture collaboration. The goal of the joint-venture is to promote the development of talent, the development of skills, as well as corporate and business development in Danish animation-related media production, including computer games, cross media and information media. 

The three joint-venture partners are:

  • Shareplay
  • Computerspilzonen
  • Animation Hub
Jakob Borrits Sabra