CG Spectrum
CG Spectrum
CG Spectrum

Get the Training. Get the Job.

CG Spectrum’s online school for Animation, VFX and Game Design is inspiring and preparing the next generation of production-ready artists.

Whether you’re straight out of high school, changing careers, or upgrading skills, our industry-approved curriculum and award-winning industry mentors equip you with the job skills and confidence to pursue your career goals.

Carve your own creative path!

“CG Spectrum is the first place we look to find quality graduates for junior positions.”

Simon Rosenthal

Choose Your Career Pathway

Animation Courses

Beginner and advanced courses for 2D and 3D Animation taught by industry animators.

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3D Modeling Courses

Discover how to create props, characters, and environment assets for film and games.

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Digital Painting Courses

Turn your passion for drawing into a career and become a concept artist or illustrator.

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Game Development Courses

Create your own video games from scratch and learn game art & design from industry pros.

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Visual Effects Courses

Learn how to build and finalize your own VFX shots with FX simulation and compositing.

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Get a feel for how our teaching model works and what makes it so unique in our free trial.

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How It Works

Build job skills and progress faster as an artist with a higher level of personal interaction than you’ll get at many other online schools.

Choose from 1-on-1 or small group classes (max 5 students) and be personally mentored by industry experts who have worked on blockbuster films and AAA video games.

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Meet Your Mentors

Our mentors are award-winning industry professionals with real-world experience. As a student, you get direct access to artists who are at the top of their game, plus insider knowledge you just won’t find in a book.

Troy Dunniway

Troy Dunniway

Dept. Head of Game Development

Known for

Resistance: Fall of Man

Simon Warwick

Simon Warwick

Dept. Head of Foundations

Known for

Batman: Arkham Knight

Mark Pullyblank

Mark Pullyblank

Dept. Head of 3D Animation

Known for

Avatar

Brandon Reimchen

Brandon Reimchen

Dept. Head of Concept Art

Known for

Resident Evil

Ben Fox

Ben Fox

Mentor of Houdini FX

Known for

Interstellar VR

Bryan Bentley

Bryan Bentley

Dept. Head of 3D Modeling

Known for

Pacific Rim

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The CG Spectrum Advantage

Flexible Scheduling

Whether studying full-time or working around a busy schedule, CG Spectrum’s virtual learning model allows you to study when you want, where you want.

Industry Mentors

Learn from highly experienced and passionate mentors who are actively working in the industry on major feature films and AAA video games.

Job Ready Skills

Our specialized, custom-built courses and hands-on teaching method ensure the skills you gain are exactly those that studios are looking for.

Payment Plans

Your education is an investment. We offer various payment options to help you pursue your passion, hone your craft, and start working sooner.

Personalized Education

Choose between 1-on-1 mentoring or small group classes. Courses are customized to your skill level so you get the most out of your education.

Networking Skills

While you’re learning how to optimize your technical skills in real-world situations, you’ll also pick up the art of networking to advance your career.

Ready to Start Something Great?


What if you could turn your dream job in film or games into reality?

What if you had award-winning industry mentors showing you the ropes?

And what if you could build valuable job skills and the latest industry techniques online, from the comfort of your own home?

Get the skills and confidence to be paid for your creativity at CG Spectrum Online Animation, VFX and Game Design School.