Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree Animation & Visual Effects

Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Degree Animation & Visual Effects

Bachelor degree
48 months
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Application fee: $150
Intakes: February 8, June 21, September 2
International tuition: $27,856
Domestic tuition: $25,399

Program overview

Undergraduate students will meet the following student performance criteria: Make effective design choices to support narrative, character, and/or mood Demonstrate the ability to research for inspiration, reference, accuracy, and incorporate findings into design solutions Create digital elements/effects appropriate to assignment parameters Demonstrate an understanding of cinematic continuity through sequential imagery Demonstrate proficient drawing and/or modeling skills: composition, perspective, proportion, and anatomy Successfully convey motion and interaction of character and/or object kinesis Demonstrate facility and flexibility with animation and/or VFX technology and software Demonstrate facility with digital media Assemble a professional digital or portfolio demonstrating an understanding of the target market Demonstrate an understanding of the production pipeline through successful participation in the collaborative / pipeline process

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



    Final high school (secondary school) transcripts and diploma/graduation certificate (for undergraduate studies); Art Portfolio; Official Bank Letter (must show a minimum balance of $43000 USD or equivalent); Passport and Visa documents; English Proficiency (Duolingo English Assessment) The documents must be translated into English and notarized.

    Career opportunities

    Academy of Art University offers some of the best training and hands-on experience to help accelerate your animation career. This degree program is designed to equip aspiring animators with a comprehensive toolbox of marketable skills that lead to success in exciting animation and visual effects industry.

    Campus location

    San Francisco , United States

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