Seneca College has recently made the top 10 on the Animation Career Review’s Canadian and international rankings. Specifically, Seneca came in 3rd place in Canada, and 5th place globally for its outstanding animation programs. The programs in 3D Animation, Animation, Game Art and Animation, and Visual Effects for Film and Television go above and beyond in many areas! So, international students with a passion for digital content creation may want to consider these top programs when making their choice.
The Animation Career Review has put Seneca College in the number 4 spot worldwide! This ranking decision is made based on academic reputation, depth and breadth of the program, employment data, admission selectivity, and geographic location. Also, sitting above Seneca was two other Canadian schools, Vancouver Film School, and the Vancouver Institute of Media Arts.
Unsurprisingly, the Animation Career Review has put Seneca College in the number 3 spot for best animation programs in Canada. Above Seneca, is two other Vancouver schools, Vancouver Film School and Vancouver Institute of Media Arts. The same criteria were taken into consideration here. So, the Animation Career Review made their decisions by judging academic reputation, depth and breadth of the program, employment data, admission selectivity, and geographic location.
Seneca offers 4 different animation programs, these include:
- 3D Animation – So, this is a graduate program where students will receive a certificate upon completion after the 8-month duration. Here, students will learn all about studying computer-based modeling and animation using expert software and equipment. Additionally, you’ll explore principles in lighting, texturing and rendering, and fundamental elements of 3D animation.
- Animation – The Animation program takes 3 years to complete and covers all the essentials you’ll need to begin your career in animation. Both traditional and computer animation will be within this program including storyboard drawing, character design, digital timing, and much more! Additionally, students will learn to use professional equipment to create such high-quality animations and designs.
- Game Art and Animation – This program is an 8-month graduate certificate program that turns great, creative artists into video game designers. Also, you’ll learn all about how best to create and animate environments, characters and additional phenomena in a 3D environment. Skills such as modeling, texturing, design and animation will be taught in detail.
- Visual Effects for Film and Television – This 8-month program is a great option for those with an interest in special effects! Here, you’ll learn all about digital painting and retouching, 2D/3D integration, 3D modeling, texturing, rendering and lighting.
A great win for Seneca College’s creative animation programs. Students who attend any one of the animation programs at Seneca are sure to have a great experience. They will learn all the skills for the industry, create individual projects and group projects and likely get offers of employment upon graduating! Seneca is your best bet if you’re planning on studying animation in Ontario.
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