The Oatley Academy
www.oatleyacademy.com Cost: Prices vary according to guest mentor
Founded by former Disney artist Chris Oatley, The Oatley Academy of Visual Storytelling specialises in real-time mentorships with a host of industry professionals that include Paul Scott Canavan, Brett Bean, Shaun Bryant and Jenn Ely. Many graduates have gone on to become animation artists or illustrators, working for the likes of Disney, Marvel Animation and Cartoon Network. Selfguided courses covering topics such as visual storytelling are also available – these cost $19/month or $209/year.