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1 yr (3 semesters)
Trafalgar Road Campus
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Build on your existing skills and talents by learning the technical and creative process of 3D animation! Our instructors will guide you through an intense curriculum, teaching you all of the stages required to create compelling moving images. Enjoy creative and technical flexibility in your final projects, allowing you to explore and specialize.
Sheridan was the first animation school to teach computer animation, and we're still industry leaders today. Our instructors have worked on hundreds of television and film projects for major international studios. They're also mentors who are committed to supporting your success. You'll learn proven real-world solutions to production challenges while staying current with emerging tools and techniques.
At Sheridan, we believe a culture of sharing ideas and solutions is key to student success. In addition to your individual assignments, you'll also have opportunities to collaborate with professors and peers in our immersive and supportive studio environment. Using state-of-the-art facilities to create animated projects and a signature demo reel is great preparation for your first day on the job.
Sheridan has an arrangement with the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design (IADT) in Ireland. Graduates of Sheridan's Computer Animation post-grad certificate program from 2009 or later can apply to IADT to earn their master's degree in 15 weeks.
Image credit: Madeline Munoz Sosa, Computer Animation, January 2019
Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.
Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.
|ANIM 51944||Asset Creation 1||4|
|ANIM 52348||Animation Methodology 1||4|
|ANIM 52653||Technical Direction 1||4|
|ANIM 56976||Animation Design||3|
|ANIM 50967||Lightning and Look Development 1||3|
|ANIM 58871||Asset Creation 2||4|
|ANIM 57001||Computer Animation Methodology 2||4|
|ANIM 56022||Technical Direction 2||4|
|ANIM 50488||Directed Projects||3|
|ANIM 59730||Lighting and Look Development 2||3|
|ANIM 57203||Computer Animation Capstone||8|
|ANIM 52758||Animation and VFX Industry||2|
Credentials earned at less than the equivalent of an Ontario College Diploma will not be considered as having met the academic entrance requirements. After completing our Computer Animation program, students may wish to further their studies in one of our advanced programs of specialization: Visual Effects or Digital Creature Animation.
Applicants who are over-qualified may be offered alternate post-graduate programs such as Visual Effects or Digital Creature Animation.
Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of:
A portfolio review fee is required with the submission.
Postsecondary transcripts, indicating courses completed to date, must be submitted to ontariocolleges.ca at the time of application.
Domestic applicants with education outside of Canada must have their transcripts assessed for equivalency through ICAS or WES. A general (document-by-document) or a comprehensive (course-by-course) assessment is required.
Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for other, related programs.
The excellent reputation of Sheridan's Computer Animation program is built on the success of our alumni. Graduates of the Computer Animation program have been hired by studios across the world in roles such as:
The successful completion of this program will enable the graduate to:
Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees shown here are for the 2022–2023 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.
Notes: Fees shown are for three academic terms.
Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:
All new international students beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (ESL excluded) in Spring 2022, Fall 2022 or Winter 2023 semesters in Year 1 (Semester 1) will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.
The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!
Applications close on May 27, 2022. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.
Earning your master's in 3D animation can open up a world of exciting and promising career possibilities.
It demonstrates a high calibre of academic and professional achievement, and will be an asset to finding employment in the industry. A master's degree is also necessary for those who want to pursue an academic career, such as teaching at the post-secondary level.
Sheridan is proud to offer an agreement with the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design (IADT), near Dublin, Ireland—the first of its kind in Ontario.
Sheridan graduates who hold a post-grad certificate in Computer Animation or Digital Creature Animation from 2009 or later can apply to IADT and earn their master's degree in a 15-week study abroad program.
Eligible students who have their post-graduate certificate must also complete RDES75743: Research Methods for Creative Practices — a 7-week (42-hour) research methodologies course at Sheridan — and successfully complete the application process before they can study at IADT.
Applications are due December 1, 2020 for a January 2021 start (remote delivery). Successful applicants will be notified by December 15, 2020.
Students wishing to study 3D animation abroad must apply to IADT with:
IADT may call shortlisted candidates for interview via Skype.
Applicants with English as a second language must demonstrate a competency in English.
Students are responsible for securing the appropriate visa for their study period. IADT will produce a letter which confirms the student is registered in order to help secure the necessary visa.
In our Honours Bachelor of Computer Science program, you'll learn foundational skills that prepare you to work in any area of computer science. But you’ll also have the chance to specialize in one of four emerging fields that interests you the most.
In the first year of the program, you’ll be introduced to each of these four fields: cloud computing, data analytics, game engineering, and network engineering.
Then, you’ll focus your studies on your selected specialization. You’ll take eight courses in your specialization of choice, gaining specific skills that are not taught in traditional diploma and degree programs. Your computer science specialization will give you a competitive advantage when you graduate.
Get a deeper understanding of cloud computing — the delivery of computing system resources such as software, databases, servers, data storage, and more — over the Internet. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of private, hybrid or public cloud delivery.
Learn how to apply statistical analysis, data mining and other advanced techniques to draw new and useful insights from large data sets. Confidently interpret and share information about the data patterns you discover.
Master the algorithmic, programming and mathematical techniques used to develop software components for computer games.
Learn the specialized skills needed to plan, construct, optimize and manage the computer networks that businesses and organizations rely on every day.
Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.
Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.
Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.
Full-time 1 year Program code: PCANM
|Sep 2022||Trafalgar Road Campus (Oakville)||Available|
The talent of our students and graduates says it all. Check out this sample of work from students in our Computer Animation program.
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