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Top 10 Reasons to Attend Animation Mentor

by | Aug 29, 2014

We’re often asked “What makes Animation Mentor different from everyone else?” Well, we may be biased, but we think Animation Mentor is pretty cool and the best place for you to learn animation online. Today, we’d like to tell you the top 10 reasons why you should attend Animation Mentor.

– Animation Mentor

  1. Top-Notch Mentors.
  2. Our mentors have an average of 14 years of experience as a professional animator. They’ve worked on your favorite feature films such as How To Train Your Dragon and The LEGO Movie. They’ve proven they have what it takes to be the best in the industry and they want YOU to achieve the same.

  3. 19 Professional-Quality Character Rigs.
  4. Our rigs are designed to give you the freedom and flexibility to bring the characters in your imagination to life. With 19 rigs at your command, you’ll never tire of using your imagination to make them run, jump, laugh, cry, and play. Keep your eyes peeled for two more rigs coming out this Fall! (See a sneak peak of Aia here.)

  5. A Worldwide Community of Animation Enthusiasts.
  6. Animation Mentor is the online home of over 5,000 students from 105 countries. Attending Animation Mentor gives you a built-in network that will give you a head start in your animation career.

  7. We’re Always Online.
  8. We know it’s tough to balance school with work, family, and other life responsibilities. That’s why our campus is always online, 24/7. Only have time to watch your lecture at 2AM? No problem, simply stream it when you’re ready. We also offer a fully built-out Knowledge Base in our Support Center, so you can get answers to your questions any time you need help.

  9. Lifetime Access to the Lecture Archive.
  10. This one’s a biggie. After you pass your class, the lecture archive houses all the lectures from that class. Just imagine – 100’s of hours of content from the best in the business – at your fingertips whenever you need!

  11. Career Services For Graduates.
  12. Animation Mentor offers Career Services to graduates of our program, including providing direct referrals to studios and resources to help you land your first gig in the industry.

  13. Feedback To Help You Grow.
  14. You can’t get better if no one tells you what you need to work on. Animation Mentor’s style of feedback and critique will help you grow as an animator and push your work to the next level.

  15. Autodesk Maya is Free.
  16. Once you are registered and paid for your first class, you’ll gain access to the Autodesk Education site where you can download Autodesk Maya for FREE and retain access for 3 years.

  17. Lots of Extras, Bonuses and Goodies.
  18. We don’t offer you just a lecture and a mentor. Once you’re on the campus, you’ll have access to hundreds of assets (including sets and props), supplemental lectures and videos, bonus Q&As with professional animators, and much, much more!

  19. YOU.
  20. YOU are the reason Bobby, Shawn, and Carlos founded Animation Mentor back in 2005. Their dream was to help aspiring animators just like you to achieve their dreams of becoming an animator. Bobby, Shawn, and Carlos believe in your dream – take the next step and apply today!

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