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Animation – 3D

The 3D Animation program focuses on production-style training and offers a unique project-based learning experience that is applauded within the animation, visual effects and game industries. You’ll develop skills for careers in animation, film, television, broadcast design and games.

Quick Facts

Full-time Duration: 2 years (16 months continuous)
Starting in: January, September
Tuition Fee: $17,445
Location: Toronto, Canada 

Program Highlights

  • The Animation – 3D program gives you 24-hour access to computer labs and workstations.
  • Subjects covered also include life drawing, acting for animation and storyboard training.
  • Class sizes are small, at a maximum of 21 students per class, giving you the opportunity to work closely alongside industry professionals who collectively have amassed more than 1,000 hours of instruction.
  • Training is enhanced by industry-leading guest speakers, participatory workshops and company studio tours.
  • You are assisted in producing demo reels that showcase your abilities to potential employers.
  • This School of Communication, Media, Arts and Design program boasts an industry field placement. While this opportunity is unpaid, it lasts eight weeks and offers valuable on-the-job training and industry contacts. You will be provided with a list of Toronto studios accepting interns.
  • When seeking industry field placement opportunities, you will be required to make direct contact with animation studios.
  • An active alumni network allows you to build your own list of industry contacts.

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Career Prospects

Career Outlook

  • 3D character animator
  • Lighter
  • Modeler
  • Rigger
  • Texture artist
  • Technical director
  • Compositor
  • Level designer for games
  • Visual effects supervisor

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