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CAD 18794

Tuition Fee (CAD)

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CAD 95

Application Fee

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36 months

Duration

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6.5

IELTS

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88

TOEFL

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60%

Min GPA

Program Overview

Bring your drawing skills to life through acting and storytelling

The three-year Animation Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides you with the skills needed to meet the standards of the demanding international animation industry. As a student attending one of the best animation programs in Canada (as ranked by Animation Career Review, 2019), you learn industry-standard technologies, drawing and animation skills.

This program focuses on acting and body mechanics and where you learn traditional, 3D, tradigital (using Toon Boom`s Harmony) and video game animation techniques. Our faculty members are industry professionals who have worked for studios such as:

  • Disney
  • Sony Image Works
  • Mercury Filmworks
  • Jam Filled Entertainment
  • Warner Bros. Animation
  • Corus (Nelvana)
  • Pip
  • Kratts
  • Ubisoft

Gain the ability to communicate your ideas through drawing, and to present them visually. Learn to see images in motion - a skill necessary for an animator, and ensure your animated creations are realistic and meet industry standards.

Focus is on layout, location and character design, gesture drawing and anatomy studies of the NUDE model, all culminating in performance-based character animation.

By the end of the program, you have a portfolio and demo reel that showcases your work. This highlights your creativity, skills and proficiency with relevant animation software and technologies, demonstrating that you are ready to enter the field.

There are many job opportunities for graduates of this program. You may find work as a(n):

  • Animator at a professional animation or game studio
  • Layout artist
  • Location or character designer
  • 3D animator, rigger or modeller
  • Background artist
  • Tradigital rigger or modeller

Other employment opportunities might include working on feature films, animated TV series or commercials.

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Additional Information

Program Level UG Certificate / Diploma

College/University Processing Time 42

Program Intensity Full-Time

Post-Graduation Work Permit (PGWP) work permit

Program Intake

Open

Sep 2024, Jan 2025

Closed

Jan 2024

General Admission Requirement

  • IELTS
    • Minimum Overall Score - 6.5 - With No Band Less Than - 6
  • TOEFL
    • Minimum Overall Score - 88 - With no score less than - 22
  • PTE
    • Minimum Overall Score - 60 - With no score less than - 53

Academic Requirement

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: To be accepted into this program, applicants must have Grade 12 / High School Diploma or equivalent including the following required course(s)
    • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent). 

6.5 IELTS Score
88 TOEFL Score Minimum Overall Score
60 PTE Score Minimum Overall Score
60% CGPA Minimum Overall Score

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Tuition Fee

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Average Tuition Fee Per Year

18794

Tuition Fee
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CAD 95

Application Fee
(CAD)

11000 Per year

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