Jose Fonseca

Dr Jose Fonseca

  • 01202 961126
  • jfonseca at bournemouth dot ac dot uk
  • Lecturer In Games Technology
  • P325a, Poole House, Fern Barrow, Talbot Campus BH12 5BB
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Jose is a Lecturer in Games Technology and joined the Department of Creative Technology, Faculty of Science & Technology, in July 2016. He was a Part-time Lecturer at the NCCA of the Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University, in 2014, teaching Computer Animation Pre-Production - 3D Modelling Fundamentals to the undergraduate courses. Prior to joining Bournemouth University, he was a Lecturer in Animation at the School of Arts of the Catholic University, in Portugal.

Jose completed his PhD in Computer Animation at the NCCA - Faculty of Media and Communication, Bournemouth University, focused on character body expression in 3D computer animation, which proposes a new posing approach.

Research interests: Character animation, computer animation for movies and games, 3D and 2D animation, virtual humans, body expression.

Journal Articles



  • Fonseca, 2015. Character Body Expression in 3D Computer Animation: a New Posing Approach. PhD Thesis. Bournemouth University, Faculty of Media and Communication - NCCA.


Profile of Teaching UG

  • Game Assets & Content Creation (3D Modelling and Animation)
  • Modelling for Animation
  • Animation for Games

Public Engagement & Outreach Activities

  • Poster presentation at SIGRAPH 2016, 24-28 of July 2016, at Anaheim, California, USA


  • PhD in Computer Animation (Bournemouth University, 2016)
  • MA in Digital Arts - Animation (Universidade Catolica Portuguesa, Portugal, 2002)
  • Licentiate Degree in Teaching Visual Arts and Technology (Escola Superior de Educacao de Santarem, Portugal, 1997)


  • ACM SIGGRAPH, Member (2016-),
  • Society for Animation Studies, Member (2014-),
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