Advanced Diploma of 3D Animation

Specializing in Character & Creature Animation

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Learn 3D animation for feature film and games

Give life to your creations and tell your story with CG Spectrum's advanced 3D Animation Course.

Throughout the duration of the course students will learn how to master their skills in order to become a successful 3D animator in the film and games industry.

 Here's What You'll Learn:

  1. Body Mechanics 
  2. Character Animation and Advanced Acting
  3. Creature Animation
  4. Portfolio Assembly  

 At CG Spectrum we teach students the latest techniques with industry standard software that major studios worldwide use in their production pipelines. All required software to complete the course is provided to students.

Software You Will Master:

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Course Information

WHY CHOOSE US?

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CHARACTER & CREATURE RIGS Free use of all Long Winter Studio Rigs

When you sign up for CG Spectrum's Advanced Diploma of Animation you will get access to over 37 amazing rigs courtesy of our friends over at Long Winter Studios. 
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GET CONNECTED Network with the industry as you learn

Take advantage of our contacts at studios like Iloura VFX, Luma Pictures, League of Geeks and many more to help you graduate industry ready.
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NEVER JUST A NUMBER Learn 1 on 1 or in a small class for optimised learning

CG Spectrum students have constant access to the most talented artists in the industry and, with the help of small class sizes, never get left behind.
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COURSE CURRICULUM BREAKDOWN

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Study Period 1 Full Time - 15 weeks

Students continue on from Foundations for Film & Games to grow their animation skillset and move in to more complext aniamtion theory. In Study Period 01 students will learn body mechanics and how they apply to bipedal characters. An emphasis is placed on learning the ever important walk cycle and run cycle. 

Projects include:

  1. Walk Cycles & Run Cycles
  2. Walk Cycles with Characer
  3. Body Mechanics
  4. Impacts & Force
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Study Period 2 Full Time - 15 weeks

Expanding from students foundation skills, we now get into complex areas like character rigging for use in the Unreal Game Engine Utilize motion capture and animation to create a fully functioning character. They will also learn about the 12 principles of animation and how to create believable physical animation.

Projects include:

  1. Walk Cycles 
  2. Jumps and Impacts
  3. Dealing with Mass
  4. Combat Actions
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Study Period 3 Full Time - 15 weeks

Learn to breathe life into your characters and understand advanced acting techniques to create convincing performances while delving into the principals of creature animation. Students will also create a professional portfolio to submit to potential employers.

Projects include:

  1. Dialogue Animation
  2. Character Acting
  3. Creature Animation
  4. Portfolio Assembly

HEAR FROM SOME OF OUR STUDENTS

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"From the get go you’re thrown into hands-on projects that has you itching to learn more."

This doesn’t feel like online studying. The mentors are always there to help and the live chats and forum help you get to know your fellow students who are also more than willing to give insightful feedback. Every step of the way you’re growing into a wonderful community. 

Patricia Tamayo Current Student

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"CG Spectrum holds a special place in my heart, I've been with them for a while and it's easy to see why."

They approach learning differently, based on the individual they'll find the best way to get you to your goals in the shortest amount of time. I take my education very seriously and so do they, boasting world class mentors, one on one training and a whole range of support in areas you didn't even know you needed.

Tyson Bradock Animator

COURSE FEES + PAYMENT OPTIONS

 

CG RENTAMENTOR

FEATURES
Learn at your own pace
Upgrade your skills
Decide your own schedule
Recorded video feedback
Live critiques with industry mentors
 
 
 
 
 

PAYMENT OPTIONS 

$1495 USD
10 WEEKS
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$995 USD
6 WEEKS
 
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INDUSTRY DIPLOMA

 FEATURES
Recorded video lectures
Course materials
Access to school forum
Software included
Live critiques with industry mentors
10% Refer-a-friend bonus
Industry certification
 
 
 

PAYMENT OPTIONS 

$6695 USD
PAID IN FULL
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$2675/TRIMESTER
PAY AS YOU LEARN
 
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ACCREDITED

DIPLOMA

 FEATURES
Recorded Video Lectures
Course Materials
Access to school forum
Software Included
Live critiques with industry mentors
Additional units of study
Accredited certification
 
 
 

PAYMENT OPTIONS 

$7495 USD
PAID IN FULL
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$2998/TRIMESTER
PAY AS YOU LEARN
 
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1-ON-1 

DIPLOMA

FEATURES
 Recorded video lectures
Course materials
Access to school forum
Software included
Live critiques with industry mentors
10% Refer-a-friend bonus
Industry certification
Flexible schedule
Private mentor
 

PAYMENT OPTIONS 

$9995 USD
PAID IN FULL
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$3998/TRIMESTER
PAY AS YOU LEARN
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WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?

Have some questions or looking for more information about this course? Get in touch with us and one of our friendly team members will get back to you shortly to help. 

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