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3D Animation

Tuition fee CA$25,238 per program

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$23,829), health insurance and ancillary charges.

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

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

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Overview

This eight-month graduate certificate program will allow you to study 3D computer-based modelling and animation using high-end computer workstations, software and tools. You will learn the principles of animation to develop and master your knowledge of lighting, texturing and rendering, and fundamental elements of 3D animation.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Animation
  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • Compositing

Additionally, you will learn project development skills and storyboard drawing techniques necessary to succeed in the field of 3D animation.

Affiliations/Associations

  • Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI)
  • Association for Computing Machinery’s Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics (ACM SIGGRAPH)
  • Computer Animation Studios Ontario (CASO)

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Digital animator
  • Modeler
  • Character rigger
  • 3D painting/texturing and lighting specialist

You may pursue careers in film, television, gaming, forensic, animation, interior design and industrial design.

Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025
Apply Now! September 2025
Application start
Oct 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 2, 2025