Animation & Visual Effects

Pursue an Exciting Career as a Digital Artist

Are you interested in taking animation courses? 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.

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.

MediaTech Institute’s Animation and Visual Effects Program

Become a professional animator in only 12 months!

Diploma Program

45 weeks

54 credits

What You Will Learn:

MediaTech’s AVE Program is currently enrolling at our Dallas and Houston 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.

In our animation courses, you will learn 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 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.


At MediaTech’s animation courses, 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 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, corporate graphic deparments and game production studios. If you are interested in animation courses, please give us a call today.


For disclosures of tuition costs, on-time graduation rates, median loan debt, and more: Dallas Animation & Visual Effects / Houston Animation & Visual Effects