Start Your Animation Journey
Want to be an animator? You’re two steps away from making that happen. Let’s begin!
Core Character Animation Courses
If you are interested in starting the Character Animation Courses, you will need to apply to Animation Mentor for admittance. If you are accepted, you may then register for class. If you’re new to the school or have not taken a Character Animation Course with us before, applications are required for the following classes: Animation Basics, Body Mechanics, Advanced Body Mechanics, Introduction to Acting, Advanced Acting, and Feature Animation Acting & Polish. Applying to Animation Mentor is free, but tuition fees are required to attend our courses and workshops.
It only takes 10 minutes and it’s free!
- Fill out this application form.
- Be sure to include a detailed essay that explains why you want to become an animator. This is key to the evaluation process for acceptance.
- Submit the application.
Was I Accepted?
Our student success coaches will let you know within 1-2 business days if you’ve been accepted to the school.
Already have character animation experience? Jump ahead to the more advanced courses. Learn more about advanced placement.
Register for Your Course or Workshop
Registration for the Character Animation Courses open 8 weeks prior to the next term’s start. We’ll let you know when it’s open.
Choose Your Mentor and Time
You have the option to choose any available mentor or time for the course or workshop in which you’re enrolling.
Pay for the Course
You have the option to pay in full or deposit $500 to save your seat. Interest-free payment plans are also available and you can choose to pay in 2, 3, or 4 installments throughout the term.
There is no need to apply for any of the workshops we offer, simply register before the deadline. Workshops are available at 12 and 6-week intervals.
Register for Your Workshop
There’s no need to apply if you take our 6 or 12-week workshops.
Pay for Your Workshop
All workshops must be paid in full. Interest-free payment plans are only available for the Creature Animation Workshops.