Animation major

You bring design to life.

You’ll come to CCAD with a burning imagination. With classes in 2D, 3D and experimental animation, as well as game art, motion graphics, digital modeling, lighting and more, we’ll give you the tools and techniques to set the fire ablaze. In our Animation degree program, you’ll have access to industry-standard facilities and expert guidance from creative faculty. It’s a quick-paced, electric, collaborative environment focused on pushing you to create your best work. You’ll graduate as a multifaceted creator ready to shape the animation industry.

 

Animation degree program facilities

You'll have access to:

  • Mac and PC computer labs loaded with industry-standard software
  • 21-inch Cintiq tablets so you can express yourself in 2D and 3D animation environments
  • A stop-motion lab equipped with DSLRs and Dragonframe
  • The Sandbox Student Lounge, home to the Animation Student Collective

 

Student and alumni work

 

Careers

Our grads have applied the skills they built at CCAD to a variety of positions and fields.

Architectural visualization producer
Augmented reality designer
Character animator for feature films
Effects house animator

Game artist
Live theatre effects designer
Motion designer
Projection mapping artist

Rapid prototyping producer
Television animator

Employers

Animal Logic
Arclight Cinema
Bento Box
BET
Blue Sky Studios
Cartoon Network
Dreamworks

Electronic Arts
Laika
Nickelodeon Animation Studios
Phosphor Games
Pixar
Proctor & Gamble

Sony Pictures Animations
TimeGate Studios
Twentieth Century Fox
Vigil Games
Walt Disney Feature Animation

 


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Credit hours

Requirement  
Program Requirements 36
CORE Studio Requirements 42
CORE Liberal Arts Requirements 42
Total
120

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Course information

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Faculty

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Adjunct Instructor
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Jeremy Baker
Assistant Professor
Animation
Masters of Fine Arts
Charlotte Belland
Chair of Animation
Associate Professor
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Andy Friz
Assistant Professor
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Gavrilo Gnatovich
Visiting Faculty
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Associate Professor Steve Hubbard
Associate Professor
Animation
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Assistant Professor
Animation
Nikki Lemon
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Bekah Nunn
Program Coordinator
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Adjunct Instructor
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Jamarr Threatt
Adjunct Instructor
Animation
Nasheet Zaman
Visiting Faculty
Animation

 

 


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