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Academy of Art Univer­sity San Fran­cisco, CA, USA www.acade­yart.edu Phone: (800) 544-2787 Fax: (415) 628-6287 Email: info@acade­m­yart.edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Ac­cred­ited AA, BA, BFA, BS, BArch, MA, MFA, and MArch de­gree pro­grams in more than 30 ar­eas of study, as well as con­tin­u­ing art ed­u­ca­tion, pre-col­lege art ex­pe­ri­ence pro­grams, pro­fes­sional de­vel­op­ment, cer­tifi­cates, and teacher grants. Classes are avail­able in Act­ing, Ad­ver­tis­ing, An­i­ma­tion & Vis­ual Ef­fects, Ar­chi­tec­ture, Art Ed­u­ca­tion, Art His­tory, Art Teach­ing Cre­den­tial, Au­to­mo­tive Restora­tion, Cos­tume De­sign, Drone Pro­duc­tion, Fash­ion, Fash­ion Jour­nal­ism, Fash­ion Mar­ket­ing, Fash­ion Mer­chan­dis­ing, Fash­ion Prod­uct De­vel­op­ment, Fash­ion Styling, Fash­ion Vis­ual Mer­chan­dis­ing, Fine Art, Game De­vel­op­ment, Game Pro­gram­ming, Graphic De­sign, Il­lus­tra­tion, In­dus­trial De­sign (Trans­porta­tion, Toy, & Prod­uct De­sign), In­te­rior Ar­chi­tec­ture & De­sign, Jew­elry & Metal Arts, Land­scape Ar­chi­tec­ture, Mo­tion Pic­tures & Tele­vi­sion, Mul­ti­me­dia Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, Mu­sic Pro­duc­tion & Sound De­sign for Vis­ual Me­dia, Pho­tog­ra­phy, So­cial Me­dia, Stu­dio Pro­duc­tion for Ad­ver­tis­ing & De­sign, Vir­tual Re­al­ity, Vis­ual De­vel­op­ment, Web De­sign & New Me­dia, Web De­vel­op­ment, and Writ­ing for Film, Tele­vi­sion & Dig­i­tal Me­dia. Stu­dents can also en­roll in flex­i­ble on­line de­gree pro­grams in most ar­eas of study. Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 1,300 Cost of pro­gram: $873 per un­der­grad­u­ate unit Head of an­i­ma­tion: Armstrong Head of ad­mis­sions: Bill Tsat­soulis Time of year of­fered: semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: to each se­mes­ter’s start date. Equip­ment avail­able: In the largest green­screen in North­ern Cal­i­for­nia, you’ll use real-time com­pos­ite mon­i­tors and a full ar­ray of light­ing equip­ment, in­clud­ing grid light­ing, scrims, gel frames, green props, key lights, and more to bring your cre­ations to life. Use the lat­est high-end PC and Mac work­sta­tions, along with Cin­tiq tablets, scan­ners and a large for­mat printer. Edit and process video with Mac work­sta­tions with Fi­nal Cut Pro for in­put and out­put, a con­trol room for pro­duc­tion and high-end trans­fers, and rent cam­eras, lenses, and light­ing kits for all your as­sign­ments in our video lab. Record voice-over tracks and sound ef­fects in our in­dus­try­s­tan­dard sound booth. Notes: Academy of Art Univer­sity is an ac­cred­ited mem­ber of WSCUC, NASAD, CIDA (BFA-IAD, MFAIAD), NAAB (BArch, MArch) and CTC (Cal­i­for­nia Teacher Cre­den­tial). Academy of In­ter­ac­tive En­ter­tain­ment Lafayette, LA | Seat­tle, WA theaie.us Phone: LA: (337) 4561848; WA: (206) 428-6350 Fax: LA: (337) 232-0790; WA: (206) 428-6354 Email: lafayette@aie.edu.au, seat­tle@aie.edu.au The An­i­ma­tion Academy Bur­bank, CA, USA thean­i­ma­tionacademy. com Phone: (818) 848-6590 Email: thean­i­ma­tionacademy@gmail.com Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: Char­ac­ter De­sign, Vis­ual De­vel­op­ment, Sto­rySketch. Fast-track pro­grams avail­able for Cer­tifi­cate stu­dents (com­ple­tion in less than one year). Num­ber of an­i­ma­tion stu­dents: 75 Cost of pro­gram: $495 for first class, $395 to con­tinue Head of an­i­ma­tion & ad­mis­sions: Charles Zem­bil­las Time of year of­fered: Year­round, bi-monthly semesters Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: New stu­dents ac­cepted monthly Notes: The An­i­ma­tion Academy has been a leader in art ed­u­ca­tion for an­i­ma­tion since 1998. We’re lo­cated in the heart of cap­i­tal of the in­dus­try in Bur­bank, Cal­i­for­nia. We fo­cus on de­vel­op­ing strong artis­tic fun­da­men­tals as they ap­ply to an­i­ma­tion es­pe­cially in the ar­eas of Char­ac­ter De­sign, Pro­duc­tion De­sign and In­tel­lec­tual Prop­erty De­vel­op­ment. Many of our stu­dents have gone on to great cre­ative suc­cess and are at the top of the field. We are cer­ti­fied by the CSATTF for vo­ca­tional train­ing with four unions in the en­ter­tain­ment in­dus­try. Short-term classes with in­ten­sive train­ing means you can progress rapidly with your art. Feel free to con­tact us and we’ll be happy to dis­cuss get­ting you to the next level of your cre­ative ex­cel­lence. Brigham Young Univer­sity Provo, UT an­i­ma­tion.byu.edu Phone: (801) 422-8773 Email: kel­ly_loosli@byu.edu De­grees of­fered: BFA Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 80 Cost of pro­gram: fin­serve. byu.edu/con­tent/tu­ition-and­gen­eral-fees Head of an­i­ma­tion & ad­mis­sion: Kelly Loosli Time of year of­fered: Fall start date Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: 1 and Au­gust 1 Equip­ment avail­able: Three labs run­ning 2D and 3D equip­ment and soft­ware, plus one screen­ing space. Cal­i­for­nia Col­lege of the Arts San Fran­cisco & Oak­land, CA cca.edu Phone: SF (415) 703-9500, Oak­land (510) 594-3600; (800) 447-1ART Email: ndahl@cca.edu Cañada Col­lege Red­wood City, CA canada­col­lege.edu/mul­ti­me­dia Phone: (650) 306-3330 Fax: (650) 306-3282 Email: naasp@sm­ccd.edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: As­so­ciate of Arts de­gree and Cer­tifi­cate of Achieve­ment in 3D An­i­ma­tion & Video Game Art; As­so­ciate of Arts de­gree and Cer­tifi­cate of Achieve­ment in Dig­i­tal Art & An­i­ma­tion; Cer­tifi­cate of Achieve­ment in Graphic De­sign; Cer­tifi­cate of Achieve­ment in Web

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ma­tion art stu­dio owned by one of DIT’s ad­junct fac­ulty mem­bers. DIT stu­dents are also en­cour­aged to work on cut­ting-edge VR and cus­tom hard­ware projects, with the school pro­vid­ing 5x HTC Vive and 3x Ocu­lus Rift set­ups for mul­ti­ple stu­dent teams. DIT’s Mu­sic and Sound De­sign fa­cil­i­ties are equipped with in­dus­try-stan­dard hard­ware and soft­ware for mu­sic and au­dio pro­duc­tion. DIT’s two sound labs fea­ture 27” Ap­ple iMac dig­i­tal au­dio work­sta­tions equipped with Pro Tools, Logic Pro, Si­belius, Pure Data, com­mer­cial sam­ple li­braries, and more. Work­sta­tions are also equipped with Win­dows PCs for cross-plat­form soft­ware de­vel­op­ment, al­low­ing sound de­sign stu­dents to col­lab­o­rate seam­lessly with in­ter­dis­ci­pli­nary game de­vel­op­ment teams in the Game Soft­ware De­sign & Pro­duc­tion depart­ment. The labs also func­tion as screen­ing halls for lec­tures, demon­stra­tions, and col­lab­o­ra­tion with an­i­ma­tion and game de­vel­op­ment teams. DIT’s record­ing stu­dio fea­tures two live rooms and a con­trol room equipped with Avid C24 dig­i­tal con­sole, Pro Tools HDX, SSD Mac Pro, 5.1 sur­round mon­i­tor­ing and mix­ing with Fo­cal Solo Se­ries speak­ers, and Hear Tech­nolo­gies per­sonal mon­i­tor mixer sys­tem. The Mathews Sound Lab also fea­tures two smaller record­ing stu­dios for voice record­ing and solo in­stru­ment track­ing. Stu­dio and labs are equipped with acous­tic and elec­tronic pi­anos and drums, as well as mo­bile record­ing work­sta­tions, stu­dio mi­cro­phones and preamps, and field record­ing equip­ment. DIT’s acous­ti­cally-iso­lated prac­tice rooms in­clude Wenger’s Vir­tual Acous­tic En­vi­ron­ments sys­tem for sim­u­la­tion of per­for­mance space acous­tics. Ad­di­tion­ally, DIT pro­vides its stu­dents with the fol­low­ing tech­nol­ogy to pro­duce their games and an­i­ma­tions: 3ds Max, NET Frame­work, Ac­tive Pearl, Ac­tive State Python, Adobe CS5, An­droid SDK, Anvil Stu­dio, Ap­pIn­ven­tor, Au­dac­ity, Aure­lia, Au­todesk En­ter­tain­ment Cre­ation Suite, Blen­der, Bor­land Turbo C++, Cara­pace, CMake, CrazyBump, Cyg­win, Di­rect X SDK, Doxy­gen 1.8, Em­bar­cadero RAD Stu­dio, Em­bar­cadero Del­phi and C++ Builder, FMOD, GIMP, GIT Ex­ten­sions, GLUT, GNU Grep, Green­shot, HLPL, Inno Setup, Java SDK, Jel­ly­cam, LUA for Win­dows, Mar­moset Skyshop, Masm32, Maya, Mi­crosoft Kinect SDK, Mi­crosoft Of­fice, Mi­crosoft Vis­ual Stu­dio, Mi­crosoft Win­dows Mo­bile SDK, Mi­crosoft Win­dows SDK, Mi­crosoft XNA Games­tu­dio, MinGW, Mix­craft 6, MuseS­core 1.3, Muster Ren­der, NSIS, NUKE, Open AL, Or­a­cle VM Vir­tual Box, Orca, Paint.NET, Perl, poseDe­former, Python, QT, Sculp­tris, Shave and Hair­cut, Si­belius, Toon Boom Stu­dio, Toon Boom Har­mony, Toon Boom Sto­ry­board Pro, To­pogun, Tor­toise Git, Tor­toise HG, Tor­toise SVN, TVPaint An­i­ma­tion, Unity, Un­real SDK, Valve Vir­tual Re­al­ity Hard­ware, Win Merge, XNORMAL, ZBrush 4R6, Zero En­gine. Notes: DIT has de­signed its fa­cil­i­ties and in­fra­struc­ture to sup­port the needs of our stu­dents and to cre­ate an en­vi­ron­ment con­ducive to col­lab­o­ra­tive, in­no­va­tive work. Our stu­dents have a va­ri­ety of spe­cial­ized lab spa­ces and cam­pus ameni­ties, a strong sup­port sys­tem, col­lab­o­ra­tion with the in­dus­try and in­dus­try pro­fes­sion­als, and a global net­work of col­leagues and fac­ulty to help them suc­ceed both at DIT and be­yond. The Dig­i­tal An­i­ma­tion & Vis­ual Ef­fects School (DAVE School) Or­lando, FL dav­eschool.com Phone: (407) 385-1100 Fax: (407) 224-5648 Email: ad­mis­sions@dav­eschool.com De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: On Cam­pus: Vis­ual Ef­fects Pro­duc­tion, Game Pro­duc­tion. On­line: Pro­duc­tion Pro­gram­ming with tracks in Game De­sign, Mo­bile App De­vel­op­ment, Game Pro­gram­ming, Graph­ics Pro­gram­ming, Mixed Re­al­ity De­vel­op­ment, Pro­duc­tiv­ity, and Sim­u­la­tion Mo­tion Graph­ics Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 200 Cost of pro­gram: $35,000 Head of ad­mis­sions: JoAnn DeRosa-Weber Time of year of­fered: round Equip­ment avail­able: The Dig­i­tal An­i­ma­tion & Vis­ual Ef­fects (DAVE) School is lo­cated on the back­lot of Univer­sal Stu­dios Florida. Our fa­cil­ity con­sists of a 36,055 square foot space in­side Sound Stage 25. The school space in­cludes ad­min­is­tra­tion of­fices, stu­dio labs, class­rooms, 3D print lab, a sound stage with chroma key green cy­clo­rama, mo­tion-cap­ture stage and lec­ture theater. Donna Grillo Voiceover Coach­ing Los An­ge­les, CA don­na­grillo.com Phone: (323) 684-5005 Email: vinidon@aol.com Pro­grams of­fered: Voiceover train­ing for all ages spe­cial­iz­ing in an­i­ma­tion, games and com­mer­cial vo. Business Con­sul­ta­tion, Ca­reer Plan­ning, Demo Pro­duc­tion Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: Pri­vate or class Cost of pro­gram: hour ses­sion Head of an­i­ma­tion & ad­mis­sions: Donna Grillo Time of year of­fered: Year round Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Open Equip­ment avail­able: In­di­vid­ual at­ten­tion to the right choice of equip­ment for your needs. Notes: Train­ing is of­fered from an ex­pe­ri­enced Voiceover Di­rec­tor who has cast and di­rected hun­dreds of animated episodes. Donna teaches you ev­ery­thing you need to know about the voiceover business from act­ing to demos, agents and ca­reer plan­ning. Fash­ion In­sti­tute of Tech­nol­ogy New York, NY fit­nyc.edu Phone: (212) 217-5440 Email: ter­ry_blum@ft­nyc.edu De­grees of­fered: BFA Com­puter An­i­ma­tion & In­ter­ac­tive Me­dia (2 years), As­so­ciates De­gree re­quired Num­ber of an­i­ma­tion & in­ter­ac­tive me­dia stu­dents: 48 Cost of pro­gram: In-State Tu­ition $6,470 per year. Out of State Tu­ition $19,592. Head of Pro­gram: Terry Blum Head of ad­mis­sions: Richard Sun­day Time of year of­fered: Fall Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: Jan­uary 1 Equip­ment avail­able: High End PC Work­sta­tions, Maya, Adobe Cre­ative Cloud, Au­todesk En­ter­tain­ment Suite, Toon Boom, ZBrush, Unity, Un­Real, VR & AR. Ded­i­cated labs & pro­duc­tion stu­dios. Fuller­ton Col­lege Fuller­ton, Cal­i­for­nia art.full­coll.edu Phone: (714) 992-7261 Email: pdim­i­tri­adis@full­coll. edu De­grees/Cer­tifi­cates of­fered: En­ter­tain­ment Arts, 3D Maya, Story Board­ing, Il­lus­tra­tion, Con­sumer Prod­ucts Num­ber of stu­dents in an­i­ma­tion pro­gram: 70 Cost of pro­gram: $150 a class Heads of an­i­ma­tion: Philip Dim­i­tri­aids, Frank Guthrie, Mike Shee­han Head of ad­mis­sions: Al­bert Abutin Time of year of­fered: year Ap­pli­ca­tion dead­line: year Equip­ment avail­able: Four lab rooms Mac & PC, 2 with full Cin­tiqs, and 3D Prin­ters.

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