Fanshawe College

3D Animation and Character Design - ANC1

Graduate Certificate

Fanshawe College's 3D Animation and Character Design program is an 8-month graduate certificate designed for students to hone previous multimedia skills into a valued and sought-after skill in the job market. Animate your ideas for game engines/development by life drawing and storyboarding, 3D design modelling, texture mapping and lighting, character design, video editing and audio effects creation. You will also develop your creative concepts while learning to plan and manage projects.Graduates are prepared to work as a 3D animator, character designer, effects artist, storyboard artist and level designers for the film, video, computer animation and game industries. Graduates are also employed with companies creating television commercials, industrial and commercial videos and educational material, in addition to architecture and real estate design and promotion. Study in the heart of London's digital media sector, at Fanshawe's London Downtown Campus. Your ability to create characters while nurturing your love of arts and design is the first step. Taking these passions into the dynamic media technology sector will be your destiny.This Graduate Certificate Animation program (two consecutive terms in length) will build upon the students' prior technical knowledge. Successful graduates of the program will learn every skill used in the creation of 3D animated characters for use in game engines/development including: life drawing and storyboarding, 3D modeling and animation, shaders, texture mapping and lighting, character design, video editing and audio effects. Concept development, team work, strategic planning and project management will be integral components of the program.

Program Duration:
30 weeks
PGWP Eligibility:
English Requirement:
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