Study the Art of Character Animation
Earn Your Degree Online
Start Your PathThe power of storytelling through character animation. Are you ready to bring your favorite characters to life?
Acting for Animators: Experiment with traditional acting to better animate your characters. This course teaches body mechanics and challenges students to bridge their acting abilities with the characters they animate.
Character Rigging: Explore advanced rigging techniques to enforce the importance of weighting methods and distort models organically. Students learn to integrate their rigs into a production pipeline.
Animation for Games: Build animation cycles for a game character and an environment prop. Students advance to integrating custom cycles into a game engine to visualize how their character moves in real time.
Grab Your Gear
Successful animators need powerful tools. Create complex designs with ease using our high-quality animation software. Your animation TechKit includes:
Adobe® Creative • Cloud Maya® • Nuke® • Substance Painter • Wacom® Cintiq® • ZBrush®
Animate Your Future
Our alumni are in the industry doing amazing things! Whether animating an iconic battle scene for a blockbuster or working on projects for companies like Blizzard and Dreamworks, they are building their place in the industry. From Oscar® nominations to indie game releases, everyone’s path to success is different. What will yours be?