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This is a two-year career program that focuses on drawing, design and classical animation techniques. Students learn all about animation and animation design for a career in the animation industry.
Many graduates find successful careers in TV animation or learn fundamental skills that ensure their success in further 3D studies such as our 3D Animation program. Students learn production methods using the latest technology as well as the classical method of pencil on paper. Life drawing, animation, character design, storyboard and layout design and digital 2D animation are the core courses. Students also study animation history, live action directing and scriptwriting.
The program and its instructors work closely with the animation industry and animation studios support the program with scholarships, summer internships and classroom visits.
Capilano University | 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia Canada V7J 3H5 Tel: 604.986.1911
Sunshine Coast | 5627 Inlet Avenue, Sechelt, British Columbia Canada V0N 3A0 Tel: 604.885.9310
Capilano University is named after Chief Joe Capilano, an important leader of the Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh) Nation of the Coast Salish people. We respectfully acknowledge that our campuses are located on the territories of the Lil’wat, Musqueam, Sechelt (shíshálh), Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.