Capilano University

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3D Animation for Film and Games

Capilano University

Faculty:Faculty of Fine & Applied Arts - School of Motion Picture Arts
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $21,077
International: $37,958

Cost shown is for Year 1 and includes fees.

Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers


The two-year 3D Animation for Film & Games diploma program gives you the skills to bring 3D computer-generated characters and environments to life.

You'll start your 3D animation schooling by learning the key techniques of 3D and animation software, receiving coaching from instructors and industry professionals who have decades of real world experience, with many still working in the film, TV and video games industries today.

If you're looking to get an exciting career in animation off the ground, the 3D Animation courses at CapU are where you start. Scroll down to learn more or get in touch today.


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    High School Graduation.
    Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at CapU. All applicants are required to demonstrate competence in the English language prior to admission. If English is not your first language or you've received your education in a language other than English, you must meet our English Language Requirements.
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Statement of Research Interests
    • Portfolio

    Letter of intent needs to indicate interest in the animation (if applicable). Current Grade 12 students can be conditionally accepted based on final Grade 11 grades or interim Grade 12 grades. Students can upload proof of grades (e.g. unofficial transcripts, copies of report cards) through EducationPlannerBC when applying to Capilano University. Final acceptance will be based on high school graduation and having met the program specific requirements.

    Note: All B.C. applicants must release their grades to CapU via the BC Ministry of Education at Student Transcripts Services (STS). Please do this as soon as possible.

    * 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.

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