Animation & Visual Effects

This page will help you get more out of your Library resources for your assignments, projects and dissertations in Animation & Visual Effects

This section lists resources for specific purposes.

Find more sources from the Visual Culture subject page.

Formerly known as ArtFilms, this resource brings together award-winning, international film and videos across a wide range of interdisciplinary subjects including visual arts, architecture, music, film, dance, history and culture.

Additional access instructions:

Authentication required for off-campus access

High quality production music for TV, film, advertising and corporate video. Pre-cleared for worldwide and multi-platform use. Students should contact their course leaders in order to set up an account.

Additional access instructions:

Password required. CCi students should contact their module leaders for access. Other students can email for further information.

Bob gives anyone in UK Universities access to television and radio programmes from 75 free-to-air channels. Search the archive of over 2.2 million broadcasts and watch films, documentaries, news programmes and more. It is the permanent archive for BBC1 London / BBC2 / BBC4 / ITV London / Channel 4 / More4 / Channel 5 / BBC Radio 4 / BBC Radio 4 Extra.

Find some great tips about how to use BoB in these short videos.

Additional access instructions:

For use in the UK only.

You can access the basic subscription which includes 400+ high resolution sequences of athletes, artists, and dancers taken from one, two or three camera angles. Perfect reference for gesture drawing, anatomy study, and animation.

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A database of images and clips to assist in the production of 3D characters for cinematic sequences and next generation game characters. Also known as 3DSK.

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• Kanopy 

A unique collections of films including award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases on every topic imaginable. Content can be searched or browsed.

Provides access to thousands of animal and human motion clips.

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• Stash 

Access over 5,000 design, animation and VFX projects.

Additional access instructions:

VPN required for off-campus access

A comprehensive 3D atlas of the human body. The following guide will help you to get the most from the Visible body resources.

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Additional access instructions:

To access Visible Body - Physiology and Pathology, Visible Body - Muscle Premium or Visible Body - Human Anatomy Atlas you will need to be on campus or use the VPN. 

For mobile access to your Visible Body site license click here and follow the instructions on screen.

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