3D Animation Program
(Certificate/Diploma, we eat, drink, and sleep animation! We love animating, and we want students who share our enthusiasm., Animation is about bringing characters to life. This is a very demanding and competitive discipline, but for those of us in the field, all the hard work is worth that magic result: a chararacter who seems to come to life on the screen., Students learn about posing, Appealing, drawing, expressive characters are the heart of AnimSchool!, appeal, Our students learn animation from instructors who work at the highest level. In addition, principles of motion, animation students take one course in modeling or rigging. That broader knowledge is helpful at smaller studios, broadcast studios, acting, game studios, and the classical principles of animation. Each week, especially if the a, animators from the best studios in the world work with the students one-on-one, After being accepted into the 3D Animation program, giving the students the best opportunity for, students will take the courses below in seque, and At AnimSchool, 21 Months)
For a position in Art / Animation
3D Character Program
(Certificate/Diploma, selecting two of four electives covering the technical, tools side of rigging, or the sculpting and facia, Once a design has been sketched on paper, modeling students sculpt them in 3D. It not only has to look beautiful, but the arrangement of points and edges also have to facilitate the next step: articulation. Thatís where rigging steps in., Each week, Rigging students place bones into the body to bend it properly and control the shape of the f, modelers and riggers (Character TDs) from the best studios in the world work with the students one-on-one to give them the best opportunity for improving their own work., Our programs are designed to give the students exposure to the other disciplines. In the 3D Character Program, for the first 4 terms, students focus on modeling and rigging equally. Then 3D Character students gain some experience in animation, so they are, After the two courses on modeling, two on rigging, and a class on animation, and the student focuses more specifically on their area of greater interest, 21 Months)
For a position in Art / Animation
Campus: No Online: Yes
In state: 1800 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
Out of state: 1800 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
Non-US National (Overseas Students): 1800 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
AnimSchool has dozens of instructors currently working at top studios like Blue Sky Studios, Dreamworks, Disney and Pixar. We share our passion with aspiring artists after our full-time production jobs.
AnimSchool students have almost continuous interaction, help, and problem solving with our full-time pros! We work hard to respond to student issues--getting help often in a matter of minutes!
Above all, AnimSchool is our students! We have over 140 students in our programs. They interact frequently in classes, extra sessions, a student web hangout, a very active student Facebook page, forums, and messaging. Our students are excited about learning these 3D skills, so they approach each of their assignments with passion.
AnimSchool was founded in 2010 by David Gallagher, animator, rigger, and former Character Development Supervisor at Blue Sky Studios.
AnimSchool students learn to specialize in a particular field, while also learning supporting skills so students are well prepared for the 3D workforce.
We love Characters!
AnimSchool provides the most appealing characters for animation students to use. AnimSchool characters are known around the world as the best in the industry. Over 7,000 users of our free Malcolm character have recognized -- AnimSchool is where people go for great characters!
And we teach the very best modeling and rigging practices to make the characters you create the most aesthetic and production-ready.
AnimSchool is a Registered Certificate-Granting School
AnimSchool teaches students in two 21-month certificate programs, from the first stages of learning to job-ready. AnimSchool also teaches masterclass-level courses for working animators, modelers, riggers, and 3D generalists needing a career boost.
AnimSchool is compliant with all state post-secondary proprietary school laws and is registered under the Utah Post-Secondary Proprietary School Act.