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Faculty of Animation, Arts & Design

Computer Animation – Digital Character Animation

Develop an in-demand computer animation skill.

This program is not currently offered. However, you may be interested in our new Digital Creature Animation – Technical Direction program.

Discover the only Digital Creature Animation program in Ontario that offers a pathway to earning your Masters degree abroad.

Create characters and creatures audiences will remember

Working in the Sheridan Centre for Animation and Emerging Technologies (SCAET), you'll advance in your ability to create memorable characters/creatures, from script to storyboard to modelling and advanced rigging, all the way through to post-production.

Develop career-ready skills

  • Study advanced computer animation techniques.
  • Study and apply principles of acting and performance.
  • Work on nuances of timing, dialogue and expression.
  • Build up your portfolio.
  • Showcase your creativity.

Earn your Masters degree and study abroad

Sheridan has an arrangement with the Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art and Design (IADT) in Ireland. Graduates of Sheridan’s Computer Animation post-grad certificate program from 2009 or later can apply to IADT to earn their Masters degree in 15 weeks. Please read the Masters degree tab for details.

Industry professionals as your professors

Sheridan's professors, all longtime veterans of the industry, will do more than work with you on your skills. They'll also teach you good work habits as well --- the little things that can make the difference between mediocre work and outstanding character computer animation.

Additional information

Sheridan's Digital Character Animation program offers you advanced training in a specialized, highly sought-after computer animation skill. Designed in response to industry demand, this post-graduate program offers an exciting opportunity: With just eight months of study and the proper amount of dedication, character computer animation school graduates and young industry professionals can launch or advance their careers.

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