Ready to Learn 3D Animation from the Best Animators in the World?

Start Classes the Week of January 4th

Animation Mentor has the most studio-diverse mentor lineup, with professional animators from over 35 studios in the industry. These professional animators from studios such as Pixar, DreamWorks, and Industrial Light & Magic teach you the core animation principles, workflows, and tips to ignite your journey to become an animator. Learn from the animators that brought you the blockbuster animation films you've come to love!

Animation Mentor offers elite Character Animation Courses so you learn the skills you need to succeed as a professional working animator. Graduate with a demo reel - a visual resume for studios to review your work when you are looking for your first animation job!

Apply now to join Animation Mentor and learn from one of the amazing mentors listed below to start your journey.

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Animation Mentor Payment Plans

A Flexible Way to Pay for Your Education

Animation Mentor offers interest-free payment plans. Payment plans allow students to distribute the $2,499 USD tuition into 2, 3, or 4 flexible payments throughout the term. Take advantage of this offer today!

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Accepted into Animation Mentor? - Choose Your Mentor

Once you've applied, been accepted into Animation Mentor, you can then choose your mentor and save your seat for Animation Basics. The Animation Basics registration period for Winter 2021 starts from September 22, 2020 - January 3, 2021.

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Animation Mentor mentor Scott Lemmer
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Lemmer

Tues. 7:00 - 8:00 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Alan Rogers
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Tues. 7:00 - 8:00 AM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Martin Hopkins
Martin
Hopkins

Tues. 8:30 - 9:30 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Tarun Lak
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Lak

Mon. 8:00 - 9:00 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Jane Cassidy
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Cassidy

Mon. 6:00 - 7:00 AM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Sidney Kombo-Kintombo
Sidney
Kombo-Kintombo

Tues. 12:30 - 1:30 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Sudan Dehdari
Susan
Dehdari

Tues. 6:00 - 7:00 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Anthony Wong
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Wong

Tues. 8:00 - 9:00 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Ryan Vicik
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Vicik

Tues. 8:00 - 9:00 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Robyne Powell
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Powell

Tues. 7:30 - 8:30 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Dave Vallone
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Vallone

Tues. 8:00 - 9:00 PM Pacific Time
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Animation Mentor mentor Chadd Ferron
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Ferron

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Animation Mentor mentor Tim Ingersoll
Tim
Ingersoll

Wed. 9:00 - 10:00 AM Pacific Time
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What Animation Mentor Alumni are Saying

Yes! 1000 times I would [recommend Animation Mentor]. In fact if I could do things over I would not have went to my 4 year university and went straight to Animation Mentor. I attribute all that I know in terms of how to animate to AM. Having also worked in production at DreamWorks and sat in animation dailies, the same way students at AM are given feedback on their work is almost identical to how professional animators are given feedback from their supervisors or directors. AM really sets students up for success and it's just up to the student's desire to work hard for their dreams to come true! - Ricky R., California, USA

Being taught by current industry professionals is so valuable and gives the best quality tuition and guidance to be ready for a professional work environment. It also gave me a clear focus what i needed in my portfolio to apply at animation studios. Not degrees and dissertations, just solid showreels and a good attitude. - Elliot M., Dublin, Ireland

Yes, I would recommend Animation Mentor to my younger self. The skills I learned and the feedback I received while there was really worth it! the connections I made were also very worth it, I made friends that were some of my only connections when I moved to Vancouver for my first job and are still pretty good friends! - Etienne D., Montreal, Canada