Tuition & Start Dates

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Core Character Animation Courses

If you are interested in the Core Character Animation Courses (AN01: Animation Basics – AN06: Feature Animation Acting & Polish), you will need to apply to Animation Mentor. Once you’ve applied and been accepted, you will then be able to register and choose your mentor for the course.

Term
Application
Deadline
Registration Open
Registration Close
Term Start
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Spring 2024
Feb. 4, 2024
Jan. 22, 2024
Mar. 24, 2024
Mar. 25, 2024
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Summer 2024
Apr. 21, 2024
Apr. 15, 2024
Jun. 23, 2024
Jun. 24, 2024
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Tuition Pricing Breakdown

Core Character Animation Courses

If you want to become a character animator, Animation Mentor is the school for you. Our tuition is a fraction of the cost of a 4-year art college and you can complete your training in a quarter of the time, all while being mentored by professional working animators from major studios.

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Course
Price
Payment Plan
Start Date
AN01 – 12 Weeks
Animation Basics
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024
AN02 – 12 Weeks
Body Mechanics
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024
AN03 – 12 Weeks
Advanced Body Mechanics
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024
AN04 – 12 Weeks
Introduction to Acting
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024
AN05 – 12 Weeks
Advanced Acting
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024
AN06 – 12 Weeks
Feature Animation Acting & Polish
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024

* All $ amounts are in United States Dollars. A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included.

Animation Mentor Interest-Free Payment Plans

Animation Mentor offers interest-free payment plans. Payment Plans allow students to distribute the $2,499 USD tuition into flexible payments throughout the school term.

$333
Per Month

$500 to save your seat and
6 monthly installments of $333.

$500
Per Month

$500 to save your seat and
4 monthly installments of $500.

$625
Per Month

$624 to save your seat and
3 monthly installments of $625.

12-Week Workshops

Animation Mentor workshops to help you elevate your animation skills or master a new discipline. Learn studio-level workflows from industry pros and get ahead.

Course
Price
Payment Plan
Start Date
Let’s Start
WCL01 – 12 Weeks
Creature Animation: Locomotion
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/ mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024
WCF01 – 12 Weeks
Creature Animation: Fight or Flight
$2,499 USD*
$333 USD*/ mo.See More Options
Mar. 25, 2024
WCMod01 – 12 Weeks
Introduction to 3D Character Modeling
$1,299 USD*
Not Available
Mar. 25, 2024
WCMod02 – 12 Weeks
3D Character Modeling 02 for Games
$1,299 USD*
Not Available

* All $ amounts are in United States Dollars. A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included.

6-Week Workshops

Animation Mentor’s 6-week workshops cover many different disciplines to fit your needs. Take your art skills to new heights with workshops ranging from beginner to advanced.

Course
Price
Start Date
Let’s Start
W2DAnim01 – 6 Weeks
2D Animation for Beginners
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
W2DAnim02 – 6 Weeks
2D Animation: Walk Cycles & Character Movement
$899 USD*
May 6, 2024
WToon01 – 6 Weeks
Cartoony Animation for 3D Animators
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
WGA01 – 6 Weeks
Game Animation Fundamentals
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
WGA02 – 6 Weeks
Game Animation: Combat Attacks
$899 USD*
To Be Announced
WDesChar01 – 6 Weeks Introduction to Character Design
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
WDPaint01 – 6 Weeks
Introduction to Digital Painting
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
WMaya01 – 6 Weeks
Maya Workshop: Animaton Basics
$699 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
WPrevis01 – 6 Weeks
Previsualization Basics for Animators
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
WSBoard01 – 6 Weeks
Storyboarding 01: Fundamentals
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024
WSBoard02 – 6 Weeks
Storyboarding 02: Intermediate Storyboarding
$899 USD*
May 6, 2024
WVisDev01 – 6 Weeks
Visual Development: Principles of Design
$899 USD*
Mar. 25, 2024

* All $ amounts are in United States Dollars. A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included.

Payment Methods

Credit Cards

Animation Mentor accepts all major credit cards. For more information, submit a support request.

Other Payment Methods

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