Best first-year animation | 2023

After learning some sound editing and animation skills, the first-years in IMY 120 were given a project in which they had to tell a story that begins with a verbal narration and ends with an animation. The best project is shown below. It was created by Kiara Hodgson.

Kiara Hodgson

IMY 120 | Digital self-portrait| 2023

To practice their skills with image editing, the first-years in IMY 120 were given an assignment where they had to creatively combine at least 15 different images to create a digital representation of themselves.

Kiara Hodgson


Brendan Du Plooy


Akhona Phoswa


Nolan Kuhn


Johnny Wilkinson

IMY 120 | Isometric artwork | 2023

While learning Adobe Illustrator, the students in IMY 120 were given an assignment to convert a room in their house into an isometric artwork. Here are the best submissions, in no particular order.

Louise Bruwer


Ben Van Zyl


Lineo Khabane


Kiara Hodgson

IMY 120 | Animation projects

After learning some sound editing and animation skills, the first-years in IMY 120 were given a project in which they had to tell a story that begins with a verbal narration and ends with an animation. The best projects are shown below.

3rd place: Cheyenne Scheepers

2nd place: Joshua Schröder

1st place: Matthew Rottcher

IMY 120 | “Frankenstein Monster” character | 2022

To practice their skills with image editing, the first-years in IMY 120 were given an assignment where they had to creatively combine at least 15 different images to create a “Frankenstein monster” character and make it look like it is part of its background.

The best submissions are shown below in no particular order.

Daniel Lukyanov

Jay Mashele

Mia Hand

Shiza Butt

Matthew Rottcher

Kristi Matsila

Danae Swart

IMY 120 | Isometric artwork | 2022

While learning Adobe Illustrator, the students in IMY 120 were given an assignment to convert a room in their house into an isometric artwork. Here are the best submissions, in no particular order.

Danae Swart

Danae Swart

Keaton Botha

Keaton Botha

Matthew Rottcher

Matthew Rottcher

Shiza Butt

Shiza Butt

Yantha Wolmarans

Yantha Wolmarans

IMY 120 | Personal brand logos | 2022

The first years in IMY 120 were tasked with using Adobe Illustrator to create a logo for their own personal brand for use on a portfolio website. The best logos are shown below.

IMY 120 – Best personal brand logos 2022

IMY 211 – Best 3d assignments (2022)

For the practical component of  IMY 211, the students are given an introduction to the workflow of 3ds Max. This culminates in a short animation of a robotic character which they have modelled, textured, rigged, lit and animated themselves.

These are the best animations in various categories:

Best overall project

By: Carl de Witt

Best walk cycle

By: Rachel Kegge

Best-looking robot

By: Ross Tordiffe

Best camera work and animation

By: Tayla Orsmond