Animation for Game, Film & Visual Effects
The animation, visual effects and gaming industry is one of the fastest growing global job sectors. Langara College Continuing Studies offers a two-year, full time, diploma program that prepares students for employment in the animation, film and visual effects industry. This program is open to international students, Canadian citizens and permanent residents. International students will be eligible for application to a post-graduate work permit upon completion of this program.
Langara has chosen to partner with the Centre for Arts and Technology to offer this industry proven training, offering the Centre for Arts and Technology curriculum, which has been fine-tuned over a 20 year period, and continues to stand up to animation industry expectations.
This program provides you with the hands-on training and experience you need to pursue employment in the 3D animation industry. You will learn the latest animation techniques in an environment that is run like a fast-paced, real-world production studio.
Throughout this program, students will be provided their own laptop, loaded with all the required licenced software, drawing tablet and external hard drive. Upon successful completion of the program, students will keep all of this hardware and software.
In just 24 months, you’ll earn your professional diploma and come away with a professional portfolio and demo reel showcasing your talents to potential employers. The program has two intakes / year, with the first intake in September 2017.
What You'll Learn
This program provides comprehensive, hands-on training in the software, workflows and drawing skills for working in the animation, visual effects and gaming industry. You will learn character design, animation and modelling, life drawing, environment design, compositing, texturing, rigging, lighting, rendering, game design, level design and storyboarding. You will learn from industry professionals and animation experts.