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 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 you will be trained by working industry professionals whose experience and knowledge will help you achieve your goals as a digital artist. MediaTech Institute’s animation & visual effects program will enable 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.


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, 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, Visual FX or Graphic Design.

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. Our instructors take their expertise to every class for in-depth lessons based on vast amounts of creative industry experience, which reinforces the program’s true-to-industry production environment.

LEARN CONCEPTS LIKE:

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

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 will graduate with the tools to start a career in the animation industry with industry knowledge and a reel that you can show to demonstrate your digital artistry to perspective 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 A CREATIVE PLACES:

  • Major motion picture studios
  • Computer animation studios
  • Visual effects houses
  • Television production studios
  • Advertising agencies
  • Corporate graphic 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, give us a call today!


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