2D Animation & Visual Development Diploma

Fine & Applied Arts, School of Motion Picture Arts

Credential
Advanced Diploma

Program Highlights

The 2D Animation & Visual Development Diploma is a two-year career program that focuses on drawing, design and classical animation techniques.

Students learn about animation and animation design. Many graduates find successful careers in TV animation or learn fundamental skills that ensure their success in further studies.

  • Develop interpersonal and leadership skills through collaborative and applied projects. demonstrate the skills, theoretical knowledge, and professional attitude necessary to function as a 2D production artist in the animation industry
  • Develop a plan to continue with lifelong learning, creative achievement, and professional growth
  • Work in a creative production in a professional, responsible and confident manner
  • Define and apply the concepts and production skills required to develop professional quality animation from initial concept through final production
  • Develop interpersonal and leadership skills through collaborative and applied projects. demonstrate the skills, theoretical knowledge, and professional attitude necessary to function as a 2D production artist in the animation in
  • Create and maintain a professional portfolio that meets industry expectations and showcases their artistic and technical achievements
  • Demonstrate the knowledge, dedication and work ethic required to be a successful member of a production team
  • Collaborate on team projects while being responsible for creating and managing time, resources and outcomes

Intakes

Campus Terms Full/Part Time
North Vancouver Fall Full-Time

Tuition and Fees Per Year

Domestic Students
Year Tuition Fees Total
Year 1$13,505 $1,091 $14,596
Year 2$15,322 $1,091 $16,414
Total$28,827 $2,182 $31,010

Program Requirements and Outlines

First Term

Required:
ANIM 103 Design Elements I 3.00 credits
ANIM 104 Studio: Gesture and Form 2.25 credits
ANIM 105 Western Cinema: Animation 3.00 credits
ANIM 116 Timing and Principles 3.00 credits
ANIM 117 Intro to Character Drawing 3.00 credits
ENGL 100 Academic Writing Strategies 3.00 credits
First Term Credits Required 17.25

Second Term

Required:

ENGL or CMNS 100 level or higher

ANIM 106 Quadrupeds and Effects 3.00 credits
ANIM 107 Character Animation I 3.00 credits
ANIM 108 Design Elements II 2.25 credits
ANIM 109 Adv. Drawing Techniques I 2.25 credits
ANIM 110 Production Design 1.50 credits
Second Term Credits Required 15.00

Third Term

Required:
ANIM 200 Character Animation II 4.50 credits
ANIM 201 Visual Storytelling 3.00 credits
ANIM 202 Adv. Drawing Techniques II 2.25 credits
ANIM 203 Digital Production Tools 2.25 credits
ANIM 204 Adv. Production Design 3.00 credits
Third Term Credits Required 15.00

Fourth Term

Required:
ANIM 205 Character Animation III 3.00 credits
ANIM 206 Studio: Drawing Master Class 3.00 credits
ANIM 207 Vis Dev and Concept Design 3.00 credits
ANIM 208 Professional Studies 3.00 credits
ANIM 209 Emerging Technologies 1.50 credits
ANIM 210 Entrepreneurship in Animation 1.50 credits
Fourth Term Credits Required 15.00

Program Notes

Continuation Requirement: Students must successfully complete all courses in one term before continuing to the next term.

Important Dates

Term

Fall 2018

Application & Document Deadline

April 3

Course Registration & Waitlisting

July 9-20

Fee Payment Deadline

August 27

NOTE: Dates are subject to change.

Admission Requirements

  • BC Secondary School graduation (Grade 12) or equivalent; or Mature Student status
  • Capilano English Language Requirement for students whose primary language is not English: Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): paper=560, internet=83, or English Language Assessment (ELA)=145, or International English Language Testing System (Academic IELTS)=6.5 overall, and no one score less than 6, or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)=70, or Pearson Test of English (PTE Academic)=56 or Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum B+ grade in each course.
  • Interview and portfolio.
  • Applicants may be required to complete a drawing exercise.

Admission Notes

Please see the Portfolio Submission Form.

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Contact

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Student Information Services

Admissions Advisor
604 984 4900
604 984 1798 (fax)
Birch Building, room BR230
capuinfo@capilanou.ca

School of Motion Picture Arts


604 983 7516
Bosa Centre for Film and Animation
animation@capilanou.ca