Our industry-trained and award-winning faculty will help you acquire the technical skills and practical knowledge of the technology needed for you to be graduate ready to hit the ground running in the media industry.Through Fanshawe's collection of animation courses, you’ll learn to design, create and animate characters, objects and environments for a variety of mediums, such as video games, television, film and the web. You’ll also learn to assist in the planning and implementation stages of animation projects, to work effectively within a digital production pipeline. Become a master storyteller, as you learn to create, develop and execute animation sequences and apply performance theory to art animation.Graduates are ready for a career in film and game animation, as an Animator, Compositor, Modeller, Rigger, Layout Artist or Production Assistant. You’ll also have created a demo reel or portfolio for employers that meet current industry expectations and highlights your creative imagination.Upon completion of the Animation diploma program, graduates have a sound understanding of the fundamental principles of animation and production techniques through frequent and repeated practice of various exercises. They become familiar with both the creative and technical processes involved in the creation of animation and have begun to acquire the knowledge and skills needed to support the creation and animation of characters, objects and environments for use in a variety of mediums, such as video games, television, film, and web. They have developed classical art skills and are able to use animation tools as well as industry-standard technology and software. Graduates are also prepared to assist in the planning and implementation stages of animation projects within the context of their role as members of a production pipeline.