Digital Creature Animation - Technical Direction
Canada, Ontario, Oakville
|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Oakville|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 3 semesters|
|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 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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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Credentials earned at less than the equivalent of an Ontario College Diploma will not be considered as having met the academic entrance requirements.
A thorough understanding of 3D CG modelling, rigging, texturing and lighting (Maya or Houdini preferred) as well as basic character animation skills are essential factors to qualify for this program.
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of:
A portfolio review fee is required with the submission.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
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.
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.
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
- Creature Animator
- Video Game Artist
- TD Supervisor
- Technical Director