2D/3D Character Animation
The Character Animation diploma program at VanArts places your focus solely on character animation through body mechanics and performance, all guided by award-winning faculty with experience working at studios such as Disney, DreamWorks and Industrial Light & Magic.
Courses in story, visual language and life drawing support your development in training for animation, and software taught is the industry standard Maya and Toon Boom Harmony, with students in the 2D stream using state-of-the-art 19-inch Yiynova tablets. Graduates are prepared for jobs in feature, television, games and web animation production.
Game Art & Design
The Game Art & Design diploma program is a hybrid of traditional and digital art. You will receive a unique learning experience focused on concept art and creating assets for the film, game and television industries. The program is run like a studio, with equal emphasis on development for mobile gaming and 3D console games. Courses have been designed to prepare artists for work in 2D/3D environments, character modeling, lighting, texturing, interface design and game engine integration.
Web Development & Interactive Design
As a leading centre for new digital media, Vancouver is the ideal place to study Web Development and Interactive Design. At VanArts, you will receive the city's only program which offers a 50-50 split between web design and development, all under the guidance of working professionals in the field. Our program is dedicated to giving you the necessary skills for your career as a web developer or designer.