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Why Choose Capilano Animation?
Capilano University has an excellent reputation in the animation industry for training production ready graduates with amazing design and animation skills. Here’s why we have a great reputation:
1: Commitment to Excellence
Our programs success is tracked by the provincial government which means we are accountable for the quality of instruction and graduate success rates.
Our graduates have consistently found employment in the animation industry even during rough times. Visit the Galleries to see why our grads are in demand.
3: Quality of Instruction
The instructors in consultation with industry are the heart and soul of this program. We are all industry professionals who take great pride in running one of the best programs in Canada.
4: Small Class Sizes
Not just small sizes but only one class per year! That means you’re competing against fewer graduates. You’re not just another student, you become part of our family.
5: Cost of Education
We are a provincially funded university which ensures a quality educational experience and controlled costs. Our school is not in the business of making money. We are in the business of educational excellence.
We have great up-to-date facilities which provide a comfortable and inspiring learning environment.
July / August Summer Program
Animation Fundamentals – 8-Week Summer Intensive
Are you looking to improve your drawing, design and computer skills for entry into the 2D Animation or 3D Animation programs? Check out our summer training program which runs during July and August each year.
2D Animation – 2-Year Diploma Program
The 2D Animation & Visual Development program is focused on developing drawing skills and studio procedures in the production of animated commercials, television series, and production of feature films.
3D Animation – 2-year Diploma Program
The 3D Animation for Film and Games program is an intensive training program that develops strong 3D computer animation skills for the animation industry. Students utilize state-of-the-art computer animation hardware and software to produce a portfolio of professional character animation.