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Animation & Visual Effects

Digital Storytelling  

Hands-On Training in Animation & Visual fx

Pursue an Exciting Career as a Digital Artist

Everywhere you look today you can see a prime example of computer animation. This dynamic field is used in everything in today’s society from films, television, video games, and more. At MediaTech we can give you the skills that are necessary to become a talented and experienced digital artist.

Our Animation & Visual Effects program allows you to use computer animation as a tool to tell a compelling story in a creative fashion. In combination with technological and theatrical education, you will learn to make films through gaining understanding of every component involved with animation and visual effects. 

Become a profesional animator in only 12 months!

Diploma Program

45 weeks

What You Will Learn:

MediaTech’s AVE Program is currently enrolling at our Dallas, Austin, Houston and Oceanside campuses. Our program is designed for beginning artists, as well as those with animation experience. This program will help you to grow as an animator, expanding your views and skills to reach a professional level with an impressive portfolio. You will begin with the fundamentals and principles of animation, in conjunction with computer animation training. This fundamental foundation will give you the fuel to pursue a variety of jobs and careers within the animation and visual effects industry. The program permits you to discover your passion and be equipped with the ability to specialize with your artistic strengths in the animation industry, whether it be 2D or 3D animation, or Visual FX.

Learn animation concepts like...

  • Character Rigging
  • Character Animation
  • Motion Capture
  • 3D Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Performance Driven Storytelling
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Rendering
  • Compositing
  • Cinematography

Your Own Professional Reel:

Mediatech graduates of the Animation & Visual Effects program enter into the industry with a Professional Film or Demo Reel showcasing their abilities in both a creative and technical aspect. You leave with the tools to start a career in this multi-billion dollar industry with experience and a reel that will blow prospective employers away!


At MediaTech you’re trained by seasoned professionals still working in the industry today. They have the experience, knowledge and networks you need to succeed. Our instructors take their expertise to every class for the most in-depth lessons based on vast amounts of creative industry experience, which reinforces the program's true-to-industry production environment.

Animation & visual effects careers

MediaTech’s Animation & Visual Effects Program teaches you the latest techniques as they relate to careers across a number of different fields. 

  • Character Animator
  • Motion Animator
  • Game Animator
  • Digital Artist
  • Environmental Artist
  • Technical Director
  • Character Designer
  • Character Modeler
  • Scene Builder

Graduate's of the program may find entry level employment at major motion picture studios, computer animation studios, visual effects animation houses, television production studios, and game production studios.

Do what you love, love what you do.

So if you're into digital arts looking to make a living doing what you love, then call us today to set up your tour of our facilities and get the information you need on how to start your new career. 1-866-498-1122

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This is a new program with no graduates as of the ACCSC year below. No data is available at this time.

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This is a new program with no graduates as of the 2013-2014 Award Year. No data is available at this time.

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