Technical Equipment

Animationsinstitut offers you facilities with state-of-the-art technology. All students have their own workstation (windows, OSX, Linux) with current tools as well as special project-based solutions. Full HD, Digital Cinema and 3D Stereo are standard formats.
Moreover, you have NCam/ Optitrack motion capture systems, 3D printing, comprehensive DSLR equipment and VR systems at your disposal. You also have access to all of Filmakademie's infrastructure.


All digital postproduction systems that are provided for Filmakademie students are maintained by Animationsinstitut. Almost all digital recording formats can be processed at the production systems in a continuous, file-based workflow. The up-to-date workstations process resolutions from HD to 4k, s3d and Digital Cinema formats. All postproduction suites are equipped with calibrated monitors or projectors and professional measurement technology.



Toon Boom Harmony & Storyboard, TV Paint, Dragonframe


Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite, Maxon Cinema 4D, NewTek Lightwave, Side Effects Houdini, Marvelous Designer, MudBox, Modo


Pixar’s RenderMan, Solid Angle Arnold, Redshift (GPU renderer), Chaos Group V-Ray, Mental Images Mental Ray


Unity 3D Pro, Crytek CryEngine, Unreal Engine

Compositing & Tools

Foundry Nuke, Adobe Master Collection, Movimento & Mudbox, SyncSketch, Pixelfarm pftrack, 3D Equalizer, Pixologic ZBrush, RedGiant Magic Bullett, Unfold3D, Vicon Bonjou

Postproduction Suites

Blackmagic DaVinci Resolve, Rohde & Schwarz Clipster, Avid Media Composer, Adobe Premiere Pro

Interface Design

Arduino Boards, Meso Digital vvv, Troikatronix Isadora, Universität Genua Eyes Web

Software Development

Microsoft Visual Studio, The MathWorks Matlab, Xoreax IndrediBuild

Motion Capturing

NCam, Optitrack with 24 Kameras, Natural point Arena & Motive

Online Resources

Gnomon Workshop, Pluralsight, cmiVFX,, Schoolism,, Quixel Megascans

Workstations & Peripherie

Personal Workstation (Dual-Xeon, 128GB RAM, 512GB SSD, Geforce RTX 2080Ti), Formlabs 3D-Printer, Oculus Rift, Vive Pro, Canon 5D Mk IVcameras

Storage, Network, Renderfarm

600TB net with 40Gb backbone and 10Gb client bandwidth, Renderfarm incl. 85 render blades (CPU: 4100 GHz, GPU: 2xK80, 8x1080Ti, 16x2080Ti)


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