M.F.A.- Animation & Visual Effects
From black and white cartoons to stunning 3D animation in the latest video games, animation is constantly evolving. What sets Academy of Art University’s School of Animation apart is that we teach both the technology and the artistry that is vital for a successful career. With classes taught by industry pioneers, our animation students learn from the best. Alumni have gone on to work on successful films such as Ratatouille as well as some of the most popular video games.
Students are highly sought after by animation companies like Pixar, Electronic Arts, Industrial Light and Magic, and Blizzard Entertainment, among others. Located in the Bay Area, home of the best studios in the world, puts us at the heart of the latest animation technologies and trends.
Established in 1929, the university offers accredited AA, BFA, BA, M.Arch, MA and MFA programs in 14 areas of art and design emphasis. Students can also enroll in a flexible online degree program.
Accredited member WASC, NASAD, Council for Interior Design Accreditation (BFA – IAD), NAAB (M-ARCH).
Tuition & Financial Aid
Financial Aid Offered: No
Classification: Schools of Art and Music
Institution Sector: Private for-profit
Locale: Large City
Size & Settings: 10,000 - 19,999