7 Reasons to Invest in Your Education
at Animation Mentor
An education in animation and VFX is a serious investment of your time, energy and money. Here are seven reasons why investing in your dreams at Animation Mentor makes dollars and sense!
You’ll get prepared for a career in Animation and VFX in a quarter of the time you’d spend at a four year college.
You’ll save tens of thousands of dollars and incur less debt, as tuition at Animation Mentor is an eighth of the average brick and mortar school.
PriceWaterHouseCoopers Global Entertainment and media outlook 2013 – 2017 says that as an animator or VFX professional, you’ll be working in a growing industry that generates over 150 billion dollars a year. That’s big!
You’ll get paid to be an artist. That’s rewarding in itself. But get this: the average VFX artist or animator makes $58,000 per year (2012). According to the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the average starting salary for a bachelors degree is $45,327. On average, you’ll make $12,600 more than the average 2012 starting salary of someone with a bachelors degree.
You’ll go to work in some of the most awesome offices in the world. There are opportunities for employment at more than 2,500 studios around the globe, including companies like Weta Digital in New Zealand or DreamWorks Animation, Fortune Magazine’s #14 company to work for.