Santa Ana College’s Award-Winning 3D Animation Certificate Program addresses the fundamental requirements that 3D artists are expected to know for entry level positions in the film industry, television, architectural visualization and video game companies.
What Can Santa Ana College’s 3D Animation Certificate Program Offer You?
Qualified Instructors The instructors are working professionals with game industry experience, as well as experienced educators and believe that a teacher’s success must be measured by the level of success their students achieve. Industry-Driven Curriculum Our advisory committee members are 3D artists from DreamWorks, Pixar, Lucas Films, Blizzard, and more! These individuals were the ones who approved the curriculum.
A Professionally Equipped Computer Lab with knowledgeable Assistants Hardware: Our computer systems have been confirmed to be the equivalent to what is found at the biggest 3D animation studios and game companies today! Software: Autodesk’s 3D Studio Max - a widely used 3D software package used in the entertainment industry, and other programs that support in 3d modeling, animation, and multi-media production.
Affordable, Free to approved high school students! Ask your high school counselor for a CAP form. California residents pay enrollment fees of about $20.00 per unit.
Field Trips to Industry Events Other Benefits Our knowledgeable teachers and lab assistants acts as your personal coach to help you get unstuck, and to encourage you to keep moving forward. Even the best “self-learner” can accelerate his or her learning process with a solid support system that includes caring, experienced instructors and lab assistants, other peers with similar goals, in a structured environment, that measures your results on a week to week basis.
Students are provided with opportunities to attend industry events, transported for free via school vans.The
3D Modeling & Animation Certificates: 3D Modeling & Animation Certificate A - Art Emphasis 3D Modeling & Animation Certificate B – Television/Video Emphasis
3D Modeling & Animation Certificate C - Video Game & Interactive Media Art Emphasis
3D Modeling & Animation Certificate D –*Previsualization Visualization Emphasis
Sampling of courses:
Art 195 Introduction to Computer Graphics
Art 162 Digital Design with Photoshop
Art 185 Fundamentals of Cartooning & Storyboarding
Art 196A 3DModelingFundamentals
Art 197A 3DAnimationFundamentals
Art 166 3D Realism-Texturing and Lighting
TV/VideoCommunications180, Electronic Graphics for Television
Art1653DCharacter Animation,Art296 Computer Graphics Production
Art180VideoGame/Interactive Media Art Production
Art167 3D Commercial Applications of 3D
Art 110,Two-Dimensional Design
Art164 Web Design with Flash