Course - 3D Animation & Visual Effects

Vancouver Film School - VFS

Program Description

Course - 3D Animation & Visual Effects

Vancouver Film School - VFS

The 3D Animation & Visual Effects program teaches the creative perspective that computer animation is an instrument for telling a compelling story. By combining cinematic and technological training you not only learn to make films, you learn to make your film.

What You Will Learn

Perfectly suited for artists just starting out as well as those with some animation experience, this program is about taking your skills - and reel - to the professional level. You begin by studying traditional arts and computer animation skills, giving you the foundation to pursue any discipline in the animation industry. What you will learn in the first half of the program allows you to discover your passion, and you then elect a specialization in one of the cornerstones of the industry: 3D Animation, Modeling, or Visual Effects.

Start Dates:

  • January 5, 2015 Wait-list
  • March 2, 2015
  • May 4, 2015
  • June 29, 2015
  • August 31, 2015
  • October 26, 2015

Program Requirements

Successful completion of the VFS Foundation Visual Art & Design program

  • OR -

A visual art portfolio of your work that includes life (preferred), still, or character drawings and 3D computer work (maximum 12 pieces total). To gain admittance and begin studies in 3D Animation & Visual Effects, some 3D experience is required. However, if you do not currently have sufficient 3D experience you may be given conditional acceptance based on the strength of a combination of your other computer artwork (e.g. Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.) and your drawing skills.

You Graduate With:

  • A Diploma in 3D Animation.
  • A mastered demo reel of your final project.
  • Access to the VFS Alumni Directory and Job Board.
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
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Mar. 2017
1 year
Full time
Start date Mar. 2017
Canada Vancouver, British Columbia
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