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The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology Advanced Diploma in Animation
The Algonquin College of Applied Arts and Technology

Advanced Diploma in Animation

Ottawa, Canada

3 Years

English

Full time

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Sep 2024

USD 22,148

On-Campus

Introduction

Bring your drawing skills to life through acting and storytelling.

The three-year Animation Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides you with the skills needed to meet the standards of the demanding international animation industry. As a student attending one of the best animation programs in Canada (as ranked by Animation Career Review, 2019), you learn industry-standard technologies, drawing, and animation skills.

This program focuses on acting and body mechanics and where you learn traditional, 3D, traditional (using Toon Boom`s Harmony), and video game animation techniques. Our faculty members are industry professionals who have worked for studios such as:

  • Disney
  • Sony Image Works
  • Mercury Filmworks
  • Jam Filled Entertainment
  • Atomic Cartoons
  • Warner Bros. Animation
  • Corus (Nelvana)
  • Pip
  • Kratts
  • Ubisoft

Gain the ability to communicate your ideas through drawing, and to present them visually. Learn to see images in motion a skill necessary for an animator, and ensure your animated creations are realistic and meet industry standards.

The focus is on layout, location and character design, gesture drawing, and anatomy studies of the NUDE model, all culminating in performance-based character animation.

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