Animation Minor

Animation Minor


Animation at the Art Academy empowers students to understand tools, competencies, and processes to work in pre-production and production in both 2D and 3D animation. Students gain the skills to communicate with clients and creatives through the articulation of concepts and the ability to ideate.

Students graduate with a 21st-century skill set that includes creative and critical thinking, collaboration, verbal, visual, cultural and digital literacy that prepares them for work in the animation industry.



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Course Descriptions & Sample Schedule
"The skills I built in my animation classes pushed my understanding of narrative Illustration and lit a fire for creating unique characters that are recognizable."

HALI HUTCHINSON (BFA 2020)

"The skills I built in my animation classes pushed my understanding of narrative Illustration and lit a fire for creating unique characters that are recognizable."

HALI HUTCHINSON
(BFA 2020)

Careers in Animation

Many Art Academy animation graduates work at studios as well as corporate in-house divisions. Graduates also thrive in entrepreneurial and freelance enterprises and in related creative industries such as: design, video production, and entertainment industries.

Our trans-disciplinary curriculum is designed to prepare you for a future at the forefront of animation.

Art Director
Creative Director
Stop Motion Animator
3D Modeler
Compositing Artist
Storyboard Artist
Concept Artist
Game Developer
Visual Effects Artist
Mathematical Modeler
Texture Artist
Web Designer
Illustrator
Production Artist
Entrepreneur
Art Director
Creative Director
Stop Motion Animator
3D Modeler
Compositing Artist
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Storyboard Artist
Concept Artist
Game Developer
Visual Effects Artist
Mathematical Modeler
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Texture Artist
Web Designer
Illustrator
Production Artist
Entrepreneur
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