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Duration

3 years

Tuition

$10,150

  Windsor

Sep 7-Aug 30

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Diploma

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

no

Do you dream in 3D or doodle characters for video games or cartoons? If so, you are a budding animator, and St. Clair College’s Animation 2D/3D program is the right choice for you! This program will give you the skills, discipline and confidence you need to become a sought-after animation artist. Students learn a blend of traditional techniques with the use of cutting-edge industry software. Graduates are able to animate and bring artwork to life through designing and animating characters and environments for traditional 2D and 3D projects for a variety of mediums including television, film and video games. Students also learn to become proficient with digital image manipulation, digital video editing, compositing and file management.

Students will finish the program with a professional portfolio and demo reel that will open the door to work in 2D or 3D animation in the film and television industries, the world of gaming and the web.

What You’ll Learn

  • Design, create and animate objects and characters with naturalistic and expressive movements and poses.
  • Design and create hand-drawn and/or computer-generated drawings using principles of art, design and composition.
  • Select and use appropriate tools and technologies for the development of animation projects.
  • Contribute to the planning, implementation and evaluation of animation projects.
  • Plan, develop and execute a series of effective and believable animation sequences.
  • Create and enhance the production of animation sequences and projects using a variety of principles and techniques related to cinematography and art direction.
  • Use storytelling skills to create and enhance the development and execution of animation sequences.
  • Use performance theory and skills to create and enhance animation.
  • Design and produce layouts using perspective, composition and colour theory to enhance visual presentation and mood.
  • Present and defend a visual concept to a target audience.
  • Use computer skills and appropriate digital asset management techniques to function effectively within a production pipeline.
  • Develop, assemble and present a demo reel or portfolio in a manner that meets current industry expectations, and highlights one’s creativity, skills and proficiency with relevant animation software and related technologies.

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