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Animation Courses

Become an animator for film and games with specialized online training and mentorship from industry experts.

Overview

Career focused training from industry experts

With demand for engaging content in film and games growing exponentially, there's never been a better time to join the industry.

We offer specialized animation courses taught by artists who have worked at top studios such as Disney, Ubisoft, ILM, Sony, EA and Weta.

Why study with CG Spectrum:

  • Intensive animation courses to get you job-ready
  • Learn the latest skills and studio techniques
  • Be personally mentored by the industry's best
  • Grow your industry network as you learn

Progress faster with your career goals with an industry mentor as your guide and get a more personalized education experience. Kick-start your animation career at CG Spectrum!

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Explore all animation courses

From beginner short courses to advanced industry programs, we have study options for all skill levels and career goals.

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Student Showcase

Student work that speaks for itself

With a focus on portfolio preparation, we help students build their competitive edge with high quality work that gets noticed. See what our students are creating.

Studios who hire our students

Our commitment to job-outcomes and focus on career development has helped graduates find work at studios all over the world.

Mentors

Get direct access to highly experienced industry professionals

To be the best, it helps to learn from the best. All classes are taught by professional animators with years of experience working on films and video games.

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Why study with us

Future-proof your career with CG Spectrum

Get more out of your education with career training that prepares you for studio life. By giving you direct access to industry mentors, you can progress faster and build job skills that put you in demand in the real world.

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Flexible Scheduling

Plan your studies around your work and family commitments

Industry Mentors

Learn from industry experts who have worked on major films and games

Job-Ready Skills

Build practical and relevant job skills that studios are looking for

Payment Plans

Pursue your passion and start working sooner with flexible payments

FAQS

Got questions? We've got answers.

Learn more about the prerequisites for this course and the animation careers you could explore in the future. For general questions about studying at CG Spectrum, visit the main FAQ page or contact us.

CG Spectrum has a unique system of teaching which allows you to excel by providing:

  • Direct access to industry mentors who have worked on major films and games
  • Personalized job-focused career training and support, even after graduation
  • Additional career services (career planning sessions, CV/portfolio reviews, job application help, interview preparation)
  • Private 1-on-1 or small group classes (max 4 students)
  • Mentorship and live weekly calls with top film and game experts
  • Classes that are 100% online (study from anywhere!)
  • Recorded video critiques of your mentor working within your file

Beyond this, CG Spectrum is a community! When you enroll, you automatically become part of our supportive online community of students, alumni and mentors all over the world. You'll be able to get feedback on your work, answers to questions whenever you're stuck, and the opportunity to build your professional network from day one. 

If you are serious about a career in film and games, invest in your future and join CG Spectrum where you can focus your skills and hone your craft by getting the attention you deserve. Want evidence of success? Check out our community spotlight blog

Financial aid for U.S. students: CG Spectrum has partnered with Philadelphia art school Hussian College to offer nine specialized online film and game programs in the United States, with access to financial services for qualifying students.

This means access to CG Spectrum's quality curriculum, industry mentors, an accredited qualification, PLUS financial services (such as FAFSA and other federal and state programs for college tuition) for qualifying students.

Visit the new CG Spectrum & Hussian College website to explore programs, admission requirements, and to see if you qualify for financial aid. 

For international students: We do not offer financial assistance, however, we do believe our courses offer the best possible value for the quality of education and personalized mentorship from industry professionals provided. We also have payment options available for all of our courses, from upfront payment with savings of 25% to monthly payment plans. Course fees can be found on each of the CG Spectrum course pages under 'pricing'.

On completion of the Advanced courses, you will have greater confidence in your abilities and a portfolio to show employers.

You will also have personalized career services with our Career Development Manager which can help when applying for junior animator jobs such as:

Discover more about these animation jobs, tips, and salary expectations on our careers page:

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Free animation resources and articles to inspire you on your journey into the film and games industry