Okanagan College

Animation Diploma

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Program Information

School:Okanagan College
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Description:

The two-year Animation diploma program focuses on drawing, design and the principles and techniques of traditional and digital character animation. There is an optional Co-op work term offered between year 1 and year 2 of the program.

Features include a state of the art classroom in the new Innovation Centre in downtown Kelowna, the latest technology in the field of digital animation, and comprehensive drawing classes taught by industry professionals to develop artistic skills, technical dexterity and creative thinking. Industry standard production scenarios and professional practices mimic the production pipeline. Core courses include 2D, digital 2D and 3D animation, life drawing, character design, storyboard and layout design. Animation history, communications and an introduction to business functions are also studied. Successful graduates complete a professional quality, industry-focused demo reel showcasing their design and digital animation skills, preparing them for a career in British Columbia's (B.C.'s) booming entertainment industry.

URL:Animation Diploma at Okanagan College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $27,500
Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent. English 12 with minimum of 60% or alternative (see school calendar).

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Portfolio
Interview and portfolio required.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 08, 2021