Advanced Placement

Jump Ahead! Place into an Advanced Animation Course

Do You Already Have 3D Animation Experience?

Don’t want to start from the beginning because you already have years of animation experience? No problem. Animation Mentor offers you the opportunity to jump ahead and be placed into an advanced course.

The process is simple! Just provide a link to your demo reel in your application (there’s a spot for it). Our staff will review your reel and place you into a course appropriate to your skill level.

The courses available for Advanced Placement are Body Mechanics, Advanced Body Mechanics, Introduction to Acting, Advanced Acting, and Feature Animation Acting & Polish.

Animation Basics

Body Mechanics

Advanced Body Mechanics

Introduction to Acting

Advanced Acting

Feature Animation Acting & Polish

How to Apply for Advanced Placement

Get more information on How to Apply. When you provide your demo reel, please demonstrate an understanding of basic body mechanics in your animation by including a shot like a walk cycle.

Step 1: Choose which term you would like to join Animation Mentor.

Step 2: Create an account and start your application.

Step 3: Provide a link to your demo reel (Vimeo or YouTube) in your application. Be sure to add any comments about your reel as well as any passwords that may be needed to access it.

When will I know what course I’ll be placed in?

It will take 1-3 business days to review your application and demo reel. You will receive an email indicating which course you qualified for and the next steps to complete your placement.