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Academy of Art Univer­sity San Fran­cisco, CA www.acade­m­ Phone: (800) 544-2787 Fax: (415) 628-6287 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ acade­m­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Ac­cred­ited AA, BA, BFA, B.Arch (in can­di­dacy sta­tus), MA, MFA and M.Arch de­gree pro­grams in 23 ar­eas of study, as well as con­tin­u­ing art ed­u­ca­tion, pre-col­lege art ex­pe­ri­ence pro­grams and teacher grants. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 2,325 Cost of pro­gram: Un­der­grad­u­ate tu­ition: $785 per unit; grad­u­ate: $885 per unit Head of an­i­ma­tion: Chris Arm­strong (An­i­ma­tion & VFX), Ni­co­las P. Vil­lareal (Vis­ual Dev.) Time of year of­fered: Spring, Sum­mer & Fall semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling ad­mis­sions. Spring 2014 reg­is­tra­tion open through Jan­uary 27, Sum­mer 2014 reg­is­tra­tion through June 16, Fall 2014 reg­is­tra­tion through Septem­ber 4. Equip­ment: Com­puter Lab: High-end PC work sta­tions with Maya, ZBrush, Adobe, Ren­derMan and more; Mac work sta­tions, in­clud­ing sta­tions with Fi­nal Cut Pro for in­put/ out­put; pe­riph­eral de­vices: Wa­com tablets, Cin­tiq tablets, firewire, DVD burn­ers and prin­ters; scan­ner work sta­tions. Video Lab: Mac work sta­tions, HD video ca­pa­bil­i­ties for lo­ca­tion and green room shoots, DVD au­thor­ing. Sound booth with Sound Forge soft­ware. Green-screen stu­dio.

Academy of In­ter­ac­tive En­ter­tain­ment Lafayette, IN | Seat­tle, WA Phone: IN: (337) 4561848; WA: (206) 4286350 Fax: IN: (337) 232-0790; WA: (206) 428-6354 E-mail: us­cam­pus@aie. De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Ad­vanced Diploma of Screen and Me­dia (3D An­i­ma­tion & VFX), Ad­vanced Diploma of Pro­fes­sional Game De­vel­op­ment (Game Art & An­i­ma­tion), Ad­vanced Diploma of Pro­fes­sional Game De­vel­op­ment (Game Pro­gram­ming) Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 1:10 teacher-stu­dent ra­tio Cost of pro­gram: $16,500 per year for 2014-15 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Dan Wil­liams Head of ad­mis­sions: Kristie Cham­ber­lain; Ju­dith Frey Time of year of­fered: Semesters be­gin Septem­ber and Jan­uary Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: See web­site Equip­ment: Dou­ble Mon­i­tor PC work­sta­tions with Maya, ZBrush, Pho­to­shop, Af­ter Ef­fects, Nuke, Pre­miere, Mud­box. Wa­com Bam­boo tablets, sketch­books and pen­cils

The An­i­ma­tion Academy Bur­bank, Ca thean­i­ma­tionacademy. com Phone: ( 818) 848-6590 E-mail: info@ thean­i­ma­tionacademy. com De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Cer­tifi­cate Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 150 - 200 an­nu­ally Cost of pro­gram: $395 to en­ter. Each class meets once per week. Bi­monthly semesters. Head of an­i­ma­tion: Charles Zem­bil­las Head of ad­mis­sions: Ge­orge Novotny Time of year of­fered: Year round Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Monthly en­roll­ment Equip­ment avail­able: Tra­di­tional an­i­ma­tion disks/light boxes, com­put­ers, pen­cil test equip­ment, CG soft­ware, video edit­ing and dig­i­tal illustration soft­ware.

The Art In­sti­tutes www.artin­sti­ Mul­ti­ple Lo­ca­tions Phone: (888) 624-0300

The Bak­shi School Sil­ver City, NM the­bak­ Phone: (575) 534-9291 E-mail: info@ the­bak­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Classes for adults, young adults/ teens and work­shops Head of an­i­ma­tion: Ed­die Bak­shi Head of ad­mis­sions: Jess Gorell Time of year of­fered: Year round

Bloom­field Col­lege Bloom­field, NJ www.bloom­ Phone: (973) 748-9000

Bos­ton Univer­sity Center for Dig­i­tal Imaging Arts Waltham, MA & Wash­ing­ton, DC www.cdi­ Phone: (800) 808-2342 E-mail: info@cdi­

Brigham Young Univer­sity Provo, UT an­i­ma­ Phone: (801) 422-8773 E-mail: sonya_ schiff­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA in An­i­ma­tion, Com­puter Sci­ence BA with An­i­ma­tion Em­pha­sis, BFA in Illustration with Con­cept De­sign Em­pha­sis Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 75 Cost of pro­gram: $2,425 per se­mes­ter for LDS stu­dents; $4,850 per se­mes­ter for non LDS stu­dents Head of an­i­ma­tion & ad­mis­sions: Kelly Loosli Time of year of­fered: Se­mes­ter sched­ule, Fall start Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: June Equip­ment: Mul­ti­ple labs run­ning 2D and 3D soft­ware on work­sta­tion grade ma­chines; tra­di­tional an­i­ma­tion lab; screen­ing room.

Burling­ton Col­lege Burling­ton, VT www.burling­ Phone: (802) 862-9616 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ burling­

Cal­i­for­nia Col­lege of the Arts Oakland, CA Phone: (510) 594-3600 Fax: (510) 594-3696 E-mail: De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Un­der­grad­u­ate:

An­i­ma­tion, Ar­chi­tec­ture (BArch), Graphic De­sign, Illustration, Paint­ing/ Draw­ing. Grad­u­ate: Ar­chi­tec­ture (MArch), Fine Arts, MFA in Comics, MFA in Film. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 200 Cost of pro­gram: Un­der­grad­u­ate: $39,984; Grad­u­ate: $41,670 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Rick Ver­tolli Head of ad­mis­sions: Noel Dahl Time of year of­fered: Spring, Sum­mer, Win­ter Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: March 1 for Fall ap­pli­cants, Oc­to­ber 1 for Spring ap­pli­cants Equip­ment: Ev­ery­thing nec­es­sary for all de­part­ments is avail­able to check out from the Me­dia Ser­vices Of­fice.

Cal­i­for­nia In­sti­tute of the Arts School of Film & Video Phone: (661) 255-1050 Fax: (661) 253-7710 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA and Cer­tifi­cate in Char­ac­ter An­i­ma­tion. BFA, MFA, Cer­tifi­cate and Ad­vanced Cer­tifi­cate in Ex­per­i­men­tal An­i­ma­tion. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: Char­ac­ter An­i­ma­tion: 170, Ex­per­i­men­tal An­i­ma­tion: 86 Cost of pro­gram: 2013 Tu­ition: $39,976 Heads of an­i­ma­tion: Dan Hansen (Char­ac­ter Anim.); Kirsten Win­ter (Ex­per­i­men­tal Anim.) Head of ad­mis­sions: Molly Ryan Time of year of­fered: Septem­ber through May Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Pre­ferred dead­line: De­cem­ber. Reg­u­lar dead­line: Jan­uary. See web­site. Equip­ment avail­able: The School of Film/ Video’s Equip­ment Cage of­fers a range of film and video equip­ment, from un­der­wa­ter cam­era sys­tems to por­ta­ble dig­i­tal stop-mo­tion kits, al­low­ing stu­dents to shoot on the school’s pro­duc­tion stages, in front of a green-screen, at home or on lo­ca­tion. The Equip­ment Cage fea­tures video and film cam­eras, light­ing kits, mi­cro­phones, dig­i­tal sound recorders, stereo­scopic sys­tems and video in­stal­la­tion equip­ment. School fa­cil­i­ties also in­clude 2D and 3D an­i­ma­tion com­puter labs, stop­mo­tion shoot­ing stages, sound record­ing and mix the­aters, a dig­i­tal im­age/com­posit­ing lab, mul­ti­me­dia lab, an in­stal­la­tion gallery space, pro­duc­tion sound stages and post-pro­duc­tion edit­ing fa­cil­i­ties.

Cal­i­for­nia State Univer­sity Fuller­ton Fuller­ton, CA www.fuller­ Phone: (657) 278-3220 E-mail: cgrieb@fuller­ton. edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA En­ter­tain­ment Art/ An­i­ma­tion, BFA Illustration, MA/ MFA Illustration Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 350 Cost of pro­gram: $6,200 per year Head of an­i­ma­tion: Chuck Grieb Head of ad­mis­sions:

Jes­sica Wagoner Time of year of­fered: Fall and Spring semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Nov. 30, 2013 Equip­ment avail­able: 3D dig­i­tal labs, pen­cil test equip­ment, Adobe Mas­ter Suite, an­i­ma­tion draw­ing ta­bles.

Cal­i­for­nia State Univer­sity Northridge Northridge, CA Phone: (818) 677-1200

Cañada Col­lege Red­wood City, CA www.canada­col­lege. edu/mul­ti­me­dia Phone: (650) 306-3330 E-mail: naasp@sm­ccd. edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: AA de­gree, 3D An­i­ma­tion/Video Game De­sign Cer­tifi­cate, 3D An­i­ma­tion/ Video Game De­sign Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 120 Cost of pro­gram: Stan­dard com­mu­nity col­lege tu­ition/fee rates Head of an­i­ma­tion: Paul Naas Time of year of­fered: Fall or Spring start Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: First day of class Equip­ment avail­able: Dig­i­tal 2D stu­dio, 3D stu­dio and tra­di­tional an­i­ma­tion stu­dio. Dig­i­tal stu­dios are equipped with the lat­est graph­ics and an­i­ma­tion soft­ware, as well as up-to-date com­put­ers and pe­riph­eral equip­ment. Green­screen ca­pa­bil­ity and sound record­ing/edit­ing equip­ment. State-of-theart the­ater for end of year stu­dent work screen­ings.

Chap­man Univer­sity Dodge Col­lege of Film & Me­dia Arts Orange, CA ftv.chap­ Phone: (714) 997-6765 E-mail: dodgecol­lege@ chap­

Cleve­land In­sti­tute of Art Cleve­land, OH Phone: (216) 421-7000 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@cia. edu

Cogswell Col­lege Sun­ny­vale, CA Phone: (408) 541-0100 E-mail: info@cogswell. edu

Col­lege of the Canyons Santa Clarita, CA Phone: (661) 259-7800 Fax: (661) 259-8302 E-mail: jeff.baker@ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: AA: An­i­ma­tion Pro­duc­tion, Com­puter An­i­ma­tion. Cer­tifi­cate: An­i­ma­tion Pro­duc­tion, Videogame De­vel­op­ment. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 100-150 Cost of pro­gram: $1,360 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Jef­frey Baker Head of ad­mis­sions: Jas­mine Rhys Time of year of­fered: Fall & Spring semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Year round Equip­ment avail­able: Tra­di­tional an­i­ma­tion stu­dio with 22 light ta­bles, 2 Dragon An­i­ma­tion Pro­grams (for an­i­ma­tion cap­ture and play­back), 2 Lunch­box An­i­ma­tion Sys­tems (for an­i­ma­tion cap­ture and play­back). 25 Dell work­sta­tion com­put­ers with 64 Gig of RAM, high-end Nvidia video cards, high speed in­ter­net con­nec­tions. Soft­ware: Maya 2014 (plus Au­todesk Mud­box and Mo­tion­builder), ZBrush R4, Af­ter Ef­fects CS6.

Collin County Com­mu­nity Col­lege Plano, TX Phone: (972) 516-5089 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@

Columbia Col­lege Chicago, IL Phone: (312) 369-7750 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@

Colum­bus Col­lege of Art & De­sign Colum­bus, OH Phone: (614) 222-3261 Fax: (614) 232-8344 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Bach­e­lor of Fine Arts: Ad­ver­tis­ing & Graphic De­sign, An­i­ma­tion, Cin­e­matic Arts, Fine Arts, Illustration. Project-based, mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary Mas­ter of Fine Arts in Vis­ual Arts: New Projects. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 143 Cost of pro­gram: Tu­ition $28,872 per year Head of an­i­ma­tion: Char­lotte Bel­land Head of ad­mis­sions: Den­sil R.R. Por­te­ous II Time of year of­fered:

Fall & Spring semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling ad­mis­sion un­til Aug. 1; Pri­or­ity Dead­line Feb. 15 Equip­ment avail­able: 41 Cin­tiq 21UX PC sta­tions, stop-mo­tion lab with DSLRs and Dragon­frame, Sand­box Stu­dent Lounge for An­i­ma­tion Stu­dent Col­lec­tive. CCAD is the only U.S. Center or Ex­cel­lence for Toon Boom An­i­ma­tion.

DePaul Univer­sity Chicago, IL Phone: (312) 362-8714 Fax: (312) 362-5185 E-mail: ad­mis­sion@cdm. De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BA An­i­ma­tion, BFA An­i­ma­tion, MA An­i­ma­tion, MFA An­i­ma­tion Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 270 Cost of pro­gram: Un­der­grad­u­ate full-time tu­ition: $33,390 per year (2013-14) Head of an­i­ma­tion: Scott Roberts Head of ad­mis­sions: Liz Fried­man Time of year of­fered: Year round Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Fe­bru­ary 1 for fall ad­mis­sion Equip­ment avail­able: 3D, stop mo­tion, mo­tion cap­ture, mo­tion con­trol and green-screen stu­dios.

DigiPen In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy Red­mond, WA Phone: (425) 558-0299; toll-free (866) 478-5236 E-mail:

The Dig­i­tal An­i­ma­tion & Vis­ual Ef­fects School Or­lando, FL www.dav­ Phone: (407) 224-3283 Fax: (407) 224-5648 E-mail: michael@ dav­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Cer­tifi­cate of Com­ple­tion Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 80 Cost of pro­gram: $33,500 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Jef­fery Scheetz Head of ad­mis­sions: Lauren Dot­t­ley Time of year of­fered: Jan­uary, April, June, Septem­ber Equip­ment avail­able: Maya, 3DS Max, Nuke, ZBrush, Mo­tion­Builder, Pho­to­shop, PFTrack, Mocha, Mari, Unity, Un­real De­vel­op­ment Kit.

Dig­i­tal Me­dia Arts Col­lege Boca Ra­ton, FL Phone: (561) 391-1148 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Pro­fes­sional Cer­tifi­cates: Com­puter Gen­er­ated Mod­el­ing, Draw­ing, Mo­tion Graph­ics, Graphic De­sign, Web De­sign. As­so­ci­ate & Bach­e­lor Un­der­grad­u­ate De­grees: Graphic De­sign (AS), Mul­ti­me­dia De­sign (AS), Graphic De­sign (BFA), Ad­ver­tis­ing (BFA), Com­puter An­i­ma­tion (BFA), Game Art (BFA), Web De­sign & De­vel­op­ment (BS), Pro­gram­ming (BS). MFA Grad­u­ate De­grees: Graphic & Web De­sign, Vis­ual Ef­fects An­i­ma­tion.

Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 160 Cost of pro­gram: $582 per credit hour Head of an­i­ma­tion: Brett Baker Head of ad­mis­sions: M.J. Safra Time of year of­fered: All year Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: All year Equip­ment avail­able: 33,000+ square foot fa­cil­ity. Com­puter labs reg­u­larly up­dated with soft­ware and hard­ware to in­dus­try stan­dards. Dual Xeon pro­ces­sor PCs with Nvidia Quadro graph­ics cards run­ning Au­todesk and Adobe soft­ware, Ap­ple G5 com­put­ers with 23” cin­ema dis­plays with Adobe soft­ware for graphic de­sign and mo­tion graph­ics. Ren­der farm of net­worked com­put­ers. Stu­dent lap­top pro­gram. On-site help desk. Fully fea­tured art stu­dio, mo­tion cap­ture chroma key wall with pro­fes­sional video equip­ment, di­a­logue li­brary, graf­fiti and gallery walls and stu­dent lounge.

Earth­light Pic­tures An­i­ma­tion Train­ing & Tele­train­ing OR, CA & Online www. earth­light­pic­ Phone: (503) 697-7914 Fax: (503) 697-7914 E-mail: info@ earth­light­pic­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Cer­tifi­cate Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 30-60 per year (youth & adults) Cost of pro­gram: Call for de­tails Head of an­i­ma­tion & ad­mis­sions: John Te­ton Time of year of­fered: Quar­terly classes and solo in­struc­tion, con­cen­trated work­shops, and tele­train­ing in­struc­tion four quar­ters each year Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling ad­mis­sions Equip­ment avail­able: Call for de­tails

Ed­in­boro Univer­sity of Penn­syl­va­nia Ed­in­boro, PA art.ed­in­ Phone: (814) 732-2406 Fax: (814) 732-2414 E-mail: cin­ema@ ed­in­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA Cin­ema (An­i­ma­tion, Com­puter An­i­ma­tion, Film & Video), BS Game and Vir­tual World De­vel­op­ment Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 250 Cost of pro­gram: Tu­ition, room & board $18,815 (PA res­i­dent) $22,667.20 (non­res­i­dent) Head of an­i­ma­tion: Mike Genz Head of ad­mis­sions: Am­ber Schultz Time of year of­fered: Fall & Spring Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Con­tact Ad­mis­sions (814) 732-2000 Equip­ment avail­able: 25 dual mon­i­tor PC work­sta­tions with Wa­com tablets, Ocu­lus Rift, 20 Wa­com Cin­tiq lab, 10 TB disc stor­age, smart board tech­nol­ogy, 25 seat cus­tom the­ater with 5 point sur­round sound, 1 ex­per­i­men­tal multi axis flat bed, 3 stop-mo­tion stages, stop-mo­tion stage light kits, 32 chan­nel sound board and sound stu­dio, 6 Canon Dig­i­tal SLR cam­eras, 2 large bed color scan­ners, 25 cus­tom made light desks, 6 down shoot­ers with Flip­book, Dragon Frame, Toon Boom Har­mony, Maya, 3d Stu­dio Max, Mud­box, Adobe Pro­duc­tion Suite, CS6.

Ex’pres­sion Col­lege Emeryville & San Jose, CA ex­pres­ Phone: (877) 833-8800 E-mail: info@ex­pres­sion. edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Bach­e­lor of Ap­plied Sci­ence: An­i­ma­tion & Vis­ual Ef­fects, Dig­i­tal Film­mak­ing, Game Art & De­sign, Mo­tion Graphic De­sign Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 94 Cost of pro­gram: $94,400 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Brian An­drews Head of ad­mis­sions: Daniel A. Levin­son Time of year of­fered: March, July, Novem­ber 2014 in Emeryville. Jan­uary, March, May, July, Septem­ber & Novem­ber in San Jose. Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Ap­pli­ca­tions ac­cepted year-round. Ap­ply early to re­serve a spot in de­sired pro­gram. Equip­ment avail­able: Soft­ware: Maya, ZBrush, Mud­box, Nuke, Ren­derMan, Mo­tion­Builder, Blade, PFTrack, Qube, Pho­to­shop, Pre­miere, Af­ter Ef­fects, Fi­nal Cut Pro, et al. Com­puter labs with state-of-the-in­dus­try work­sta­tions, dis­trib­uted ren­der farm, mo­tion cap­ture stage, green­screen stage, sound stage, stop-mo­tion lab, art stu­dios. HD cam­eras

in­clud­ing Can­non C300s, Can­non HDSLRs and Pana­sonic HVXs. Wa­com tablets, an­i­ma­tion light boxes, pro­fes­sional light­ing, grip, cam­era ac­ces­sories and sound equip­ment.

Fash­ion In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy New York, NY­ Phone: (212) 217-5440; (212) 217-4681 E-mail: ter­ry_blum@ fit­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA Com­puter An­i­ma­tion & In­ter­ac­tive Me­dia Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 48 Cost of pro­gram: In­state tu­ition: $5,168 per year; out-of-state: $13,550 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Terry Blum Head of ad­mis­sions: El­iz­a­beth Gru­bic Time of year of­fered: Fall Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Jan­uary 1 Equip­ment avail­able: HPZ800 Plat­form. Sof­tim­age, AVID, Adobe Mas­ter Suite, Au­todesk En­ter­tain­ment Suite, Pixo­logic, ZBrush, et al.

Fer­ris State Univer­sity Grand Rapids, Michi­gan www.fer­ Phone: (616) 451-4777 Fax: (616) 451-4740 E-mail: fsugr@fer­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Bach­e­lors of Ap­plied Sci­ence. As­so­ci­ates in Pre-dig­i­tal Me­dia Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 200+ Cost of pro­gram: $415 per credit hour; 124 credit hours for de­gree. Com­mu­nity Col­lege friendly. Head of an­i­ma­tion: David Baker Head of ad­mis­sions: Cyn­thia Blaszak Time of year of­fered: Fall/Win­ter Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling Equip­ment avail­able: 80 dell work­sta­tions, dual mon­i­tor; Canon/Sony HD cam­eras and sup­port equip­ment; Adobe Cre­ative Suite, 3ds Max, Maya, Un­real UDK, Road­kill, MS Of­fice Suite, Ocu­lus Rift, Google Glass

Forsyth Tech­ni­cal Com­mu­nity Col­lege Win­ston-Salem, NC Phone: (336) 723-0371

Full Sail Univer­sity Win­ter Park, FL www.full­ Phone: (800) 226-7625 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ full­

Gnomon School of Vis­ual Ef­fects Hol­ly­wood, CA www.gnomon­school. com Phone: (323) 466-6663 Fax: (323) 466-6710 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ gnomon­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: 1-year En­ter­tain­ment De­sign, 2-year Dig­i­tal Pro­duc­tion for En­ter­tain­ment, 3-year En­ter­tain­ment De­sign & Dig­i­tal Pro­duc­tion for En­ter­tain­ment, In­di­vid­ual Classes, Online Classes, Dig­i­tal Pro­duc­tion for En­ter­tain­ment Cer­tifi­cate, En­ter­tain­ment De­sign and Dig­i­tal Pro­duc­tion Cer­tifi­cate Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 135 Cost of pro­gram: $69,275-$84,975 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Mark Dedecker Head of ad­mis­sions: Brian Brad­ford Time of year of­fered: Quar­terly terms Equip­ment avail­able: 20,000 sq. ft. fa­cil­ity, 7 com­puter labs, 3 lec­ture rooms, 2 draw­ing and sculp­ture stu­dios, 70 ft. green-screen stage, state-of-the-art Win­dows work­sta­tions. Soft­ware: Au­todesk Maya & Mo­tion­Builder, Pixo­logic ZBrush, Side Ef­fects Hou­dini, Adobe Suite, The Foundry Nuke & Mari, Maxon Cin­ema 4D & Body­paint 3D, Un­real.

Grand Val­ley State Univer­sity Al­len­dale, MI Phone: (616) 331-5000 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@

Gross­mont Col­lege El Ca­jon, CA www.gross­ Phone: (619) 644-7000

The Guild­hall at South­ern Methodist Univer­sity Plano, TX guild­hall Phone: (972) 473-3539 Fax: (972) 473-3599 E-mail: De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Mas­ters De­gree in In­ter­ac­tive Tech­nol­ogy with spe­cial­iza­tions in Art Cre­ation, Level De­sign, Soft­ware De­vel­op­ment or Pro­duc­tion Man­age­ment (Video Game De­vel­op­ment). Pro­fes­sional Cer­ti­fi­ca­tion in Game De­vel­op­ment with spe­cial­iza­tions in Art Cre­ation, Level De­sign or Soft­ware De­vel­op­ment. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 45 Cost of pro­gram: $74,000 for 24 month pro­gram (in­cludes lap­top, soft­ware, tablet, wa­com tablet) Head of an­i­ma­tion: El­iz­a­beth Stringer Head of ad­mis­sions: Rene Ar­cham­bault Time of year of­fered: Jan­uary & Au­gust Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Mid-Oc­to­ber (Jan­uary term); mid-April (Au­gust term) Equip­ment avail­able: Wa­com Tablets, wire­less mo­tion cap­ture, Alien­ware lap­tops, de­vel­op­ment, Us­abil­ity Lab for game test­ing

Hamp­shire Col­lege Amherst, MA www.hamp­ Phone: (413) 549-4600 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ hamp­

Indiana Univer­sity School of In­for­mat­ics at IUPUI In­di­anapo­lis, IN Phone: (317) 278-4636 E-mail: soicindy@iupui. edu

La­guna Col­lege of Art + De­sign La­guna Beach, CA Phone: (800) 255-0762 Fax: (949) 715-8084 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Bach­e­lor of Fine Arts: An­i­ma­tion, Draw­ing & Paint­ing, Draw­ing & Paint­ing w/ sculp­ture Em­pha­sis, De­sign & Dig­i­tal Me­dia, De­sign & Dig­i­tal Me­dia w/ Ac­tion Sports Em­pha­sis, De­sign & Dig­i­tal Me­dia w/ Illustration Em­pha­sis, Game Art, Illustration, Illustration w/ Draw­ing & Paint­ing Em­pha­sis, Illustration w/ En­ter­tain­ment Em­pha­sis. Mi­nors: Cre­ative Writ­ing, De­sign & Dig­i­tal Me­dia, An­i­ma­tion, Illustration, Draw­ing & Paint­ing, Sculp­ture. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 104 Cost of pro­gram: $27,300 per year Head of an­i­ma­tion: David Kuhn Head of ad­mis­sions: Christo­pher Brown Time of year of­fered: Fall & Spring Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling

Lans­ing Com­mu­nity Col­lege Lans­ing, MI Phone: (517) 483-1957; toll free (800) 644-4522

Les­ley Univer­sity Cam­bridge, MA www.les­ an­i­ma­tion Phone: (617) 349-8800 Fax: (617) 349-8810 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ les­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA An­i­ma­tion, BFA An­i­ma­tion dou­ble ma­jors, BFA, Pro­fes­sional Cer­tifi­cate An­i­ma­tion Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 53 Cost of pro­gram: Tu­ition 2014: $24,000 Head of an­i­ma­tion: John Casey

Head of ad­mis­sions: De­bra Ko­car Time of year of­fered: Septem­ber & Jan­uary starts; fresh­man and trans­fer stu­dents Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Fall 2014 Fresh­man: Early Ac­tion dead­line Dec. 15; Reg­u­lar De­ci­sion pre­ferred dead­line Feb. 15. Fall 2014 Trans­fer: pre­ferred dead­line May 1; Spring 2014 Fresh­man or Trans­fer: Dec. 15.

Los An­ge­les Academy of Fig­u­ra­tive Art Van Nuys, CA Phone: (818) 708-9232 E-mail: con­tac­tus@laafa. org De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: 3-year En­ter­tain­ment Art De­gree, 3-year En­ter­tain­ment Art Cer­tifi­cate, 18-month In­ten­sive En­ter­tain­ment Art Train­ing Track - Cer­tifi­cate of Com­ple­tion, 1-year In­ten­sive Draw­ing Train­ing Track - Cer­tifi­cate of Com­ple­tion. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 10 Cost of pro­gram: $4,700 per quar­ter Head of an­i­ma­tion: Bill Perkins Head of ad­mis­sions: Holly Olin-Miller Time of year of­fered: Fall Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling Equip­ment avail­able: Lap­tops avail­able for tem­po­rary use.

The Los An­ge­les Film School Hol­ly­wood, CA Phone: (323) 860-0789 E-mail: De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: As­so­ci­ate of Sci­ence: Com­puter An­i­ma­tion, Game Pro­duc­tion. Bach­e­lor De­gree: Com­puter An­i­ma­tion (of­fered April 2014 on cam­pus, Fall 2014 online) Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 92 Cost of pro­gram: $43,406.50 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Lori Ham­mond Head of ad­mis­sions: Ben Chaib Time of year of­fered: Monthly en­roll­ment Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Last day of reg­is­tra­tion Equip­ment avail­able: Dell Pre­ci­sion com­put­ers (lap­tops & labs), Zprinter (3D Printer), large green-screen for VFX “Com­posit­ing & Scene Fin­ish­ing classes. Soft­ware in An­i­ma­tion Lab: Maya, Nuke, ZBrush, Pho­to­shop, Af­ter Ef­fects.

Loy­ola Marymount Univer­sity School of Film & Tele­vi­sion Los An­ge­les, CA Phone: (310) 258-7200 E-mail: sftv-info@lmu. edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BA An­i­ma­tion Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 65 Cost of pro­gram: $37,605 Head of an­i­ma­tion: Tom Klein Head of ad­mis­sions: Chris­tine Felkel Time of year of­fered: Fall, Spring Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Jan­uary 15, 2014 Equip­ment avail­able: Cin­tiqs in ev­ery class­room; Isolon high­speed net­work; first school to of­fer in­struc­tion in vir­tual cin­e­matog­ra­phy; PipelineFX Qube ren­der farm; mo­tion cap­ture/ stop-mo­tion stage with Op­tiTrack sys­tem and LED light­ing.

New York Univer­sity Tisch School of the Arts The Mau­rice Kan­bar In­sti­tute of Film & Tele­vi­sion New York, NY Phone: (212) 998-1779 Fax: (212) 995-4062 E-mail: john. cane­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA Film & Tele­vi­sion Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 350 film stu­dents Cost of pro­gram: $68,000 in­clud­ing hous­ing and fees Head of an­i­ma­tion: John Cane­maker Head of ad­mis­sions: Pa­tri­cia Decker Time of year of­fered: Fall, Spring; Sum­mer ses­sions avail­able Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Fresh­men: Jan­uary 1, Trans­fers April 1 Equip­ment: Mac Pro tow­ers (mid 2012), 2 file servers (Win­dows & Mac), ren­derfarm us­ing Dead­line, Cin­tiqs: 21 inch and 12 inch por­ta­ble, Adobe Cre­ative Suite: Pho­to­shop, Af­ter Ef­fects, Il­lus­tra­tor, Pre­miere, Au­todesk Maya Ed­u­ca­tion Suite, 3d Stu­dio Max, Mud­box, ZBrush, Cin­ema 4D, Dragon­frame, Nuke, Avid, Fi­nal Cut Pro, DVD Stu­dio Pro, Pen­cil Test Sta­tions.

Min­neapo­lis Col­lege of Art and De­sign Min­neapo­lis, MN Phone: (612) 874-3700; toll free (800) 874-6223 E-mail:

New York Univer­sity School of Con­tin­u­ing and Pro­fes­sional Stud­ies Center for Ad­vanced Dig­i­tal Ap­pli­ca­tions New York, NY Phone: (212) 998-7100 E-mail: mcgheead­mis­sions@nyu. edu

Otis Col­lege of Art and De­sign Los An­ge­les, CA Phone: (310) 665-6800 E-mail: dig­i­tal­me­dia@

Philadel­phia Univer­sity Philadel­phia, PA www.phi­ an­i­ma­tion Phone: (215) 951-2700 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ phi­

Platt Col­lege San Diego, CA Phone: (866) 752-8826 E-mail:

Pratt In­sti­tute New York, NY Phone: (718) 636-3600 E-mail:

Rhode Is­land School of De­sign Prov­i­dence, RI Phone: (401) 454-6300 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ Rin­gling Col­lege of Art and De­sign Sara­sota, FL www.rin­ Phone: (941) 351-5100 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ ring­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Bach­e­lor of Fine Arts: Com­puter An­i­ma­tion, Game Art & De­sign, Illustration, Dig­i­tal Film­mak­ing, Mo­tion De­sign, Fine Arts Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 240 Cost of pro­gram: $35,490 per year Head of an­i­ma­tion: Jim McCamp­bell Head of ad­mis­sions: Jim Dean Time of year of­fered: Fall & Spring semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Jan­uary 15 Equip­ment avail­able: Re­la­tion­ships with lead­ing soft­ware and hard­ware de­vel­op­ment com­pa­nies such as Pixar, Alias, Sony and IBM en­sures ac­cess to the lat­est ad­vances in soft­ware tech­nol­ogy as well as emerg­ing hard­ware de­vel­op­ments.

Rochester In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy Rochester, NY­sign Phone: (585) 475-2754 E-mail: mk­ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered:

BFA in 3D Dig­i­tal De­sign, MFA in Vis­ual Com­mu­ni­ca­tion De­sign Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 170 Cost of pro­gram: $31,584 per year Head of an­i­ma­tion: de­ Head of ad­mis­sions: ad­mis­

Time of year of­fered: Fall & Spring semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Feb. 1 Equip­ment avail­able: Ded­i­cated lab/stu­dios, mo­tion cap­ture, pro­jec­tion de­sign stu­dio, tan­gi­ble me­dia stu­dio, Vignelli Center for De­sign Stud­ies, ac­cess to cour­ses in CS, In­ter­ac­tive Games and Me­dia (pro­gram­ming fo­cus), busi­ness cour­ses, etc.

Rocky Moun­tain Col­lege of Art + De­sign Lake­wood, CO www.rm­ Phone: (303) 753-6046; toll free (800) 888-ARTS E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ rm­

San Fran­cisco State Univer­sity Cin­ema Depart­ment San Fran­cisco, CA www.cin­ Phone: (415) 338-1629 E-mail: cinedept@sfsu. edu

San Jose State Univer­sity San Jose, CA­ Phone: (408) 924-4340 E-mail: de­

Santa Monica Col­lege Academy of En­ter­tain­ment and Tech­nol­ogy Santa Monica, CA Phone: (310) 434-3700 E-mail: acade­my_info@

Sa­van­nah Col­lege of Art and De­sign Sa­van­nah, GA Phone: (800) 869-7223 E-mail: ad­mis­sion@scad. edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: BFA, MA, MFA Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: To­tal: 913; Un­der­grad­u­ate: 714; Grad­u­ate: 199 Cost of pro­gram: $32,950 (un­der­grad­u­ate); $33,750 (grad­u­ate) Head of an­i­ma­tion: Matthew Maloney Head of ad­mis­sions: Jenny Jaquil­lard Time of year of­fered: Fall, Win­ter, Spring, Sum­mer Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling Equip­ment avail­able: Stu­dents have 50Gb of homes­pace on the net­work to save to and ac­cess at any work­sta­tion. Work can be sent to the ren­derfarm from any­where. An­i­ma­tion classes taught us­ing Adobe CS5, Dragon­frame, Maya, Toon Boom Har­mony & Sto­ry­board Pro and Vi­conBlade. VFX classes avail­able as elec­tives us­ing Hou­dini, Mari, Nuke Ren­derMan. Col­lab­o­ra­tive projects man­aged us­ing Shot­gun. Classes taught on Win­dows plat­form us­ing dual-core pro­ces­sor HP com­put­ers. Three 20seat Cin­tiq labs avail­able. Canon 5Ds cam­eras and 3D print­ing for stop­mo­tion.

School of Vis­ual Arts New York, NY Phone: (212) 592-2693 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@

School of Vis­ual Arts Di­vi­sion of Con­tin­u­ing Ed­u­ca­tion New York, NY Phone: (212) 592-2050 Fax: (212) 592-2060 E-mail: Time of year of­fered: Fall, Spring & Sum­mer semesters

Sil­ver Draw­ing Academy Los An­ge­les, CA www. sil­ver­drawinga­cademy. com Phone: (818) 773-2440 E-mail: info@ sil­ver­drawinga­cademy. com De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Cer­tifi­cate of com­ple­tion; pri­vate school Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 25 per se­mes­ter Cost of pro­gram: $699 Head of an­i­ma­tion & ad­mis­sions: Stephen Sil­ver Time of year of­fered: Fall, Spring, Win­ter

Stu­dio Arts Los An­ge­les, CA www.stu­ Phone: (323) 227-8776 E-mail: ad­min@ stu­

Texas A&M Univer­sity Depart­ment of Vi­su­al­iza­tion Col­lege Sta­tion, TX Phone: (979) 845-3465 E-mail: viz­info@viz.tamu. edu Tribeca Flash­point Me­dia Arts Academy Chicago, IL Phone: (312) 332-0707 E-mail: The Univer­sity of the Arts Philadel­phia, PA Phone: (215) 717-6049 Fax: (215) 717-6045 E-mail: ad­mis­sions@ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Bach­e­lor of Fine Arts Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 82 Cost of pro­gram: $36,582 an­nual tu­ition Head of an­i­ma­tion: Christo­pher Magee Head of ad­mis­sions: An­thony Padilla Time of year of­fered: Fall & Spring semesters

Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Rolling Equip­ment: Au­todesk Maya, Adobe Cre­ative Cloud, Toon Boom, Dragon­frame, Fi­nal Cut Pro, Mac com­puter lab with Cin­tiqs, five dig­i­tal pen­cil test sta­tions with DSLR cam­eras, por­ta­ble light ta­bles, video and au­dio pro­duc­tion and edit­ing equip­ment.

Univer­sity of Cal­i­for­nia Los An­ge­les An­i­ma­tion Workshop Los An­ge­les, CA an­i­ma­tion.filmtv.ucla. edu Phone: (310) 825-5829 Fax: (310) 825-3383 E-mail: dward@tft.ucla. edu

Univer­sity of Cen­tral Florida School of Vis­ual Arts & De­sign Or­lando, FL Phone: (407) 823-2676 Fax: (407) 823-6470 E-mail: svadad­vis­ing@ De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Bach­e­lor of Fine Arts: Emerg­ing Me­dia with spe­cial­iza­tion in Char­ac­ter An­i­ma­tion, Emerg­ing Me­dia with spe­cial­iza­tion in Ex­per­i­men­tal An­i­ma­tion, Emerg­ing Me­dia with spe­cial­iza­tion in Game De­sign. Mas­ter of Arts: Dig­i­tal Me­dia - Vis­ual Lan­guage and In­ter­ac­tive Me­dia, Emerg­ing Me­dia - Dig­i­tal Me­dia Track, Emerg­ing Me­dia - Stu­dio Art and Com­puter Track, Film - En­tre­pre­neur­ial Dig­i­tal Cin­ema Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 70 Cost of pro­gram: Un­der­grad Florida res­i­dent 2013/14 Tu­ition, Room & Board & books: $16,763; non-res­i­dent $32,861. Grad­u­ate Tu­ition $368 per hour res­i­dent; $1,192 non­res­i­dent. Head of an­i­ma­tion: By­ron Clercx Head of ad­mis­sions: SVAD Ad­vis­ing Time of year of­fered: Char­ac­ter An­i­ma­tion: Fall & Spring, Ex­per­i­men­tal and Grad­u­ate de­grees: Year round. Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: July 1, 2014 for Au­gust 2014 start Equip­ment avail­able: iMac com­puter labs with Adobe CC Suite, Au­todesk Maya 2014, NukeX soft­ware. Tra­di­tional lab with 16 Field An­i­ma­tion desks

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