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Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction

Tuition fee CA$24,997 per program

The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$22,470), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for three semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Launch or advance your career in creature computer animation.

Create characters and creatures audiences will remember

Working in the Sheridan Centre for Animation and Emerging Technologies (SCAET), you’ll advance in your ability to create memorable characters/creatures, from script to storyboard to modelling and advanced rigging, all the way through to post-production.

Develop career-ready skills

  • Study advanced computer animation techniques
  • Study and apply physically accurate and technical animation
  • Study advanced rigging and modelling
  • Expand your portfolio
  • Showcase your technical skills and creativity

Earn your master’s in 3D animation studying abroad

Sheridan has an arrangement with the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design (IADT) in Ireland. Graduates of Sheridan’s Digital Creature Animation post-grad certificate program from 2009 or later can apply to IADT to earn their master’s degree in 15 weeks.

Industry professionals as your professors

Sheridan’s professors, all longtime veterans of the industry, will do more than work with you on your skills. They’ll also teach you good work habits as well – the little things that can make the difference between mediocre work and outstanding creature computer animation, modeling and rigging.

Additional information

Sheridan’s Digital Creature Animation program offers you advanced training in a specialized, highly sought-after computer animation skill. Designed in response to industry demand, this post-graduate program offers an exciting opportunity: With just ten months of study and the proper amount of dedication, creature computer animation school graduates and young industry professionals can launch or advance their careers.

Career opportunities

Graduates of this program have a specialized, highly marketable skill that translates directly to the workplace. They enjoy career opportunities in such industries as: film, television, advertising, video gaming and web animation. Students often find work in character modelling/rigging.

Sample job titles of our graduates include:

  • Animation Director
  • Designer
  • Rigger
  • Creature Animator
  • Modeler
  • Video Game Artist
  • TD Supervisor
  • Technical Director
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States