ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS
THE ART OF DIGITAL STORYTELLING
Interested in Animation & Visual Effects? We don’t blame you! Everywhere you look today you can see prime examples of computer animation. In fact, this dynamic field is used in everything in today’s society. And this includes films, television, video games, and more.
ANIMATION COURSES AT MEDIATECH
At MediaTech, you’ll be trained in animation courses by working industry professionals. Their experience and knowledge will help you achieve your goals as a digital artist. Plus, you will learn how to use computer animation to tell a compelling story in a creative fashion. In combination with technological and theatrical education, you will learn to make films by gaining an understanding of every component involved with animation and visual effects.
CAMPUS AVAILABILITY: Dallas & Houston Campuses
A CAREER in ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS
THE ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS DIPLOMA PROGRAM
45 Weeks (12 months) | 54 Credits
Our Animation & Visual Effects diploma program is designed for beginning artists, as well as those with animation experience. This program will help you to grow as an animator. First of all, you will expand your views and skills to reach a professional level with an impressive portfolio. In our animation courses, you will begin with the fundamentals and principles of animation. In conjunction with this, you will get 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. In addition, the program helps you discover your passion within the industry. And you will be equipped to use your artistic strengths to specialize within the animation industry. That can be 2D or 3D animation, Visual FX, or Graphic Design.
ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS INSTRUCTORS
In MediaTech’s animation courses, you are trained by seasoned professionals still working in the industry today. They have the experience, knowledge, and networks you need to succeed. Additionally, our instructors bring their expertise to every class for in-depth lessons. These valuable lessons are based on vast amounts of creative industry experience. And that, in turn, reinforces the program’s true-to-industry production environment.
ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS CONCEPTS
As an Animation & Visual Effects student, you will learn concepts like:
- Character Rigging
- Character Animation
- Motion Capture
- 3D Modeling
- Performance Driven Storytelling
- Visual Storytelling
ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS GRADUATES
MediaTech graduates of the Animation & Visual Effects program enter into the industry with a Professional Film or Demo Reel. This reel will showcase your abilities in both a creative and technical aspect. You will graduate with the tools to start a career in the animation industry. And you will do it with industry knowledge plus a reel that demonstrates your digital artistry to prospective employers. Graduates of the program can find entry-level employment in careers across a number of different fields in the Animation & Visual Effects industry.
ANIMATION & VISUAL EFFECTS PROFESSIONS:
- Character Animator
- Motion Animator
- Game Animator
- Digital Artist
- Environmental Artist
- Technical Director
- Character Designer
- Character Modeler
- Scene Builder
WORK IN CREATIVE PLACES:
- Major Motion Picture Studios
- Computer Animation Studios
- Visual Effects Houses
- Television Production Studios
- Advertising Agencies
- Corporate Graphics Departments
- Game Production Studios
You could also choose to work freelance for a variety of different companies, artists, or even for yourself. If you dream of a rewarding career in animation & visual effects, visit our campus today!
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