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  • Santa Ana College

    -- Santa Ana College, ca 
  • 1530 W. 17th St
    Santa Ana College, ca 92706
  • 714-564-6741 or 714-564-5600
  • 714-564-6741
  • [email protected]
  • 3D Animation Certificate (Certificate, 2 Years)
    For a position in Art / Animation

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 20 US Dollars (USD) per Unit
    Out of state: 191 US Dollars (USD) per Unit
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
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  • 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 
    Art131BeginningLife Drawing
    Art 110,Two-Dimensional Design
    Art 198Actionscript3.0
    Art164 Web Design with Flash