Studios that have hired our graduates

Through expert career training and mentorship, our students have gone on to secure employment at major film and game studios.

Overview

Inspiring and preparing the next wave of production-ready digital artists


Dreaming of working on blockbuster films or AAA games? Get industry-ready
 with personalized career training and mentorship from professional film and game artists.

Whether you’re straight out of high school, changing careers, or upgrading skills, CG Spectrum gives you direct access to industry experts who have worked at major studios, a job-focused curriculum, and career development support to help you build the skills and confidence to pursue a fulfilling career in film and games.

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Why study with CG Spectrum?

Our expert-led programs and more personalized educational experience are designed to get you job-ready sooner. See how it works in the video below. 

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Flexible scheduling

Plan studies around your work and family commitments

Industry mentors

Learn from experts who have worked on major films and games

Job-ready skills

Build practical and relevant job skills studios are hiring for

Payment plans

Pursue your passion and start working sooner

Get your career off to the best start with CG Spectrum's digital art courses

Get more out of your education with an industry-approved curriculum, live weekly sessions with your mentor, personalized feedback on assignments, plus a supportive online community cheering you on. Private 1-on-1 or small group classes available. 

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ANIMATION

Become an animator for film and games! Explore our range of specialized 2D and 3D online animation courses and learn industry-standard software Autodesk Maya or Toon Boom Harmony.

You'll be guided every step of the way by industry mentors who worked at studios like Disney, Ubisoft, ILM, Sony, and EA. CG Spectrum is an Authorized Toon Boom Traning Center, so you know you'll be getting top quality industry training.

  • Introduction to 2D Animation
  • 2D Animation Diploma
  • Advanced 2D Animation Diploma
  • Introduction to 3D Animation
  • 3D Animation Diploma
  • Advanced 3D Animation Diploma
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3D MODELING

Take your first steps towards becoming a 3D modeler for film and games. Learn how to sculpt amazing characters, creatures and environments with our specialized online ZBrush career training. 

Our industry-approved 3D modeling programs are led by top visual effects artists with years of experience working on major films and games. Build skills studios are hiring for and be ready to hit the ground running at your next job.

  • Introduction to 3D Modeling
  • 3D Modeling Diploma
  • Advanced 3D Modeling Diploma
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DIGITAL PAINTING

Turn your artistic passion into a career! CG Spectrum's specialized online digital painting courses prepare you for an exciting career as a concept artist or illustrator in the film, video game and publishing industries.

Choose from beginner or advanced digital painting programs, and discover how to plan, develop and present compelling industry-standard artwork using Adobe Photoshop. Progress faster each week through live weekly sessions with your industry mentor, and graduate with original art for your portfolio. Traditional artists welcome!

  • Introduction to Concept Art & Digital Illustration
  • Concept Art & Digital Illustration Diploma 
  • Advanced Concept Art Diploma
  • Advanced Digital Illustration Diploma 
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GAME DEVELOPMENT

Make the switch from gamer to game developer! CG Spectrum's online game dev courses show you how to turn your ideas into actual playable games. Learn from expert game designers and programmers who have worked on best-selling titles.

Whether you want to work for an AAA studio, become an indie developer, or learn unreal engine to get into the realtime 3D and virtual production space, CG Spectrum's job-focused career training equips you with relevant, practical skills to help launch your career in the video game industry.

  • Introduction to Game Design
  • Game Design Diploma
  • Introduction to Game Programming
  • Game Programming Diploma
  • Foundations for Game Art & Animation Diploma
  • Introduction to Realtime 3D & Virtual Production
  • Realtime 3D Technical Art & Virtual Production Diploma
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VISUAL EFFECTS

Visual effects is an exciting career where no two days are the same! Start your journey as an FX or compositing artist with personalized mentorship from leading artists who have worked on your favorite blockbuster films.

You'll learn how to seamlessly integrate green screen footage with digital assets using Nuke, or create mind-blowing explosions, destruction, water simulations and more using Houdini. CG Spectrum's VFX courses are ideal for both beginners and established artists wanting to upgrade their skills or switch specialties. 

  • Foundations for VFX Diploma
  • Introduction to Houdini FX
  • Houdini FX Diploma
  • Introduction to Nuke Compositing
  • Nuke Compositing Diploma
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Mentors

Learn from the best in the business

Learn from passionate industry veterans with years of real-world experience working at major studios on blockbuster films and best-selling video games.