Victoria's Oldest and Largest Animation College!
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"The 2D Character Animation program at Edison gives an overview of the entire scope of the animation process. It will allow students to become familiar with most of the common roles in a studio. A graduate of this program, who has achieved its stated goals and who has a passion for the art of animation should have an excellent chance of finding placement in any modern studio."
- Stephen Sloan, Head of studio, Look Mom! Productions.
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The only Toon Boom COE in Britsh Columbia
Victoria’s Oldest and Largest Animation College.
Animation Studios in Vancouver that use Toon Boom
Be employed in one of the fastest-growing industries. From commercials to phone apps, advanced simulation, video games, and immersive entertainment on multiple platforms, all require dedicated animation skills.
Titmouse – Known for: Star Trek: Lower Decks, Beavis and Butthead, Legend of Vox Machina, Big Mouth
Bardel – Known for: Dragon Prince, Rick and Morty, Teen Titans Go!
Atomic Cartoons – Known for: Pinecone and Pony, Oddballs, Hilda
Wildbrain – Known for: The Snoopy Show, Carmen Sandiego
Yeti Farm – Known for: Summer Memories, Hotel Transylvania, Dorg Van Dango, Angry Birds
- High School Graduate or equivalent OR mature student status (19 years or older prior to starting the program)
- Meet one of the following English Language Proficiency requirements:
- Minimum Grade 10 English (Domestic Students)
- Overall IELTS 5.0, CLB Level 5, Duolingo score of 75-80, or ECC test score of 55/100
- Digital Tools
- Art Theory and Design
- Animation – Practical Skills and Theory 1
- Animation – Practical Skills and Theory 2
- Draftsmanship – Life Drawing
- Draftsmanship – Perspective/Backgrounds Design
- Draftsmanship – Character Design
- Character Rigging
- Intro to Storyboarding
- Business Practices for Animation
- Portfolio Prep/Demo – Personal Project 1
- Portfolio Prep/Demo – Personal Project 2
- Portfolio Prep – Demo Reel/Website
Accreditation & Designation
Edison College Canada is approved by StudentAid British Columbia (SABC), which enables our students to apply for student loans and grants for all our programs. Our student loan repayment rate is at an enviable 93.2 %.
Edison College Canada is an accredited post-secondary institution under the governance of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Training of BC, as designated by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the ministry.