Algonquin College

Animation

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Program Information

School:Algonquin College
Faculty:School of Media and Design (Ottawa Campus)
Degree:Diploma; Advanced
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Description:This three-year Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides students with training in traditional, 3D, 2D tradigital and video game animation techniques. The program of study includes animation, life drawing and design courses focusing on all facets of animation including performance-based character animation, location design, character design, gestures and anatomy studies.

Graduates gain the knowledge, skills and techniques required to work effectively as animators using a variety of tools within a professional animation or game studio.
URL:Animation at Algonquin College
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $8,381

Domestic tuition/ancillary fees: $7,517.76. International tuition/ancillary fees: $17,067.76.
Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
Submit a portfolio of 10-15 samples illustrating artistic ability. The portfolio must include samples of formal life drawing, perspective drawing, and fantasy or cartoon drawing. Details of an additional home drawing test will be sent upon receipt of your application. Samples of work to be submitted for assessment must be 8-1/2 x 11. Portfolio submission details can be found on the Algonquin College Animation website. www2.algonquincollege.com/mediaanddesign/program/animation

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 10, 2017