Our animation courses teach you the same workflows that studios follow. You begin with our four fundamental classes and continue your studies with our Character Animation Production Track. Our animation courses enable you to complete your studies with real studio production experience.
Note: You will receive a certificate upon completing each respective program (Animation Fundamentals and Character Animation Production).
MORE OPTIONS. MORE FLEXIBILITY.
We have the classes and flexible start options to fit your animation skill level. You may test into classes to best optimize your learning experience. Classes are affordable with short terms — and work together to ensure that you have the production-ready skills to contribute in any studio, big or small.
How do you get started? We encourage you to roll up your sleeves and dive right in.
- Review and instruction of basic Maya® techniques
- Instruction includes video lectures and resources combined with live in-person review
- 3-year active student access to Autodesk® Maya®
FOUR 12-WEEK CLASSES
Learn the core principles of animation with our four fundamental classes.
- Production-ready rigs
- Instruction includes video lectures and resources from award-winning professional animators combined with live in-person review
- Access to recorded critiques, Live Reviews, Sequence Review Tool, and patent-pending AMP™ studio production pipeline
THREE 12-WEEK CLASSES
Emphasis on storytelling, pre-visualization, animation, and production.
- Projects with production-ready rigs
- When selected, collaborate with students in both the Animation and VFX programs
- Detailed instruction on industry best practices and workflows
CREATURE ANIMATION: LOCOMOTION
Learn to animate believable creature body mechanics, walks, runs, and much more.
- Instruction provided by professional creature animators
- Production-ready rigs and flexible assignments
- Live Q&A and eCritiques
LIGHTING YOUR SHOT WORKSHOP
Learn to light your animation shot.
- Instruction provided by industry professional lighters
- Autodesk® Maya®
- CG lighting,rendering, and compositing workflow