The Nuts and Bolts

CG Spectrum was founded on the principle that students learn best through personalized, hands-on education taught by industry professionals who specialize in the discipline they are teaching. By giving students access to the most talented artists in the industry as their mentors, this helps ensure that CG Spectrum students are the best connected, best trained and best prepared for life beyond school in their respective fields.

Our mentors meet students from around the world online for small classes or 1-on-1 specialised industry diploma courses. This personalised education gives our students an advantage, by allowing them to network with artists of major studios, regardless of their geographic location.

In addition to the unique 1-on-1 approach to training, CG Spectrum mentors spend a majority of their time working within the student files to show them how they would approach their work as a professional. This allows students to quickly adopt professional workflow and reach a higher standard at a faster rate.

Student Weekly Breakdown

Start: Lessons / Video Content

  • Review the recorded lectures and supportive material
  • Review the assignment requirements
  • Begin researching and planning their week
  • Start assignment

Middle: Live Q&A Session / Feedback

  • Submit their first pass of work for the mentor’s video critique
  • Meet instructor online for a Q & A and critique session
  • Download and review recorded Q & A session and revise their work according to mentor feedback

End: Critique / Feedback

  • Submit their final pass of work for the week
  • Review additional recorded critique by their mentor working within their file
  • Review the following weeks recorded lectures and supportive material

Why Choose CG Spectrum

Get in-demand specialised training – Be confident that the skills you’ve learned are exactly what major studios in the world are looking for. Our specialised courses have been created by award-winning mentors for graduates looking to excel in Film and Games industry.

Network while you learn – Get taught and have your work critiqued by our industry connected mentors, allowing you to build your network from the moment you enroll.

Built by industry, for industry – Our curriculum has been designed by the mentors who teach it, created to get the most out of every artist so they can hit the ground running after graduation.

Unrivaled support and feedback – CG Spectrum is the only online school that works within student files to help trouble-shoot mistakes so they’re only made once. All classes and critiques are recorded so students can go back and review their lessons at any time.

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Studios Who Hire Our Graduates

Ubisoft
Blizzard
Weta Digital
Industrial Light And Magic
343 Industries
Epic Games
Insomniac
Method Studios
Sony Animation Pictures
Riot
Ea
bluesky
goldtooth
luma
mpc

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 digital art 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.

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