Campus
Duration
6 Semesters (3 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Courses

Please select the curriculum from the Academic Year in which you started (or will be starting) your studies. An Academic Year begins in September and ends in August of the following year.

Also see: English and General Education requirements.

Semester 1
ANI100 Introduction to Animation
CHR131 Character Design - Basic Principles
COM101 or
COM111
Communicating Across Contexts or
Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)
HIS151 History of Animation
LAY111 Layout - Perspective
LIF141 Life Drawing - Structural Anatomy
STR100 Storyboarding - Film Structure
 
Semester 2
AAP310 Animation Applications 1
ANI200 Animation-Character Locomotion
CHR231 Character Construction
HIS251 History of Film
LAY211 Layout - Composition
LIF241 Life Drawing - Proportions and Volumes
STR200 Storyboarding - Script Writing
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
AAP410 Animation Applications 2
ACT350 Acting and Drama - Character Development
ANI300 Character Animation
CHR331 Character Development
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
LAY311 Layout - Location Design
LIF341 Life Drawing - Expressive Gestures
STR300 Storytelling
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ACT450 Character Acting
ANI400 Animation - Acting and Emotions
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
CHR431 Character Design - Advanced
LAY411 Layout - Environmental Design
LIF441 Life Drawing - Acting
STR400 Storyboarding - Sequential Composition
plus: General Education Course
 
Digital Animation Stream
Semester 5
ACT550 Advanced Acting for Animators
ANI501 Advanced Animation Principles
ANI502 Advanced Life Drawing
ANI504 Advanced Lighting, Texturing and Rendering
ANI512 Storyboarding for the 3D Environment
ANI521 Basic 3D Modeling
ANI524 Advanced Animation Tools
ANI531 Basic Rigging for 3D Animators
 
Semester 6
ANI621 Sculpt Modeling
ANI623 Lighting, Texturing Rendering II
ANI624 Advanced Character Animation II
ANI625 Introduction to MEL Scripting
ANI630 Advanced Rigging
ANI671 Advanced Digital Tools II
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRT681 Portfolio Presentation and Professionalism
STR600 Storyboarding and Project Development Advanced
 
Gaming Stream
Semester 5
ANI510 Character Polygon Model
ANI514 Texturing and Painting for Animators
ANI520 Lighting for Animators
ANI530 Game Animation
ANI540 Environment and Asset Modeling
ANI550 Game Engine Integration for Animators
ANI560 Game Development for Animators
PRD502 Production Management
 
Semester 6
ANI605 Interactive Techniques
ANI610 Modeling Practices
ANI614 Advanced Texturing and Painting for Animation
ANI631 Advanced Game Animation
ANI650 Game Engine Integration II
ANI660 Game Development II
ANI670 Production Development
PRT682 Portfolio Preparation
 
2D Animation Stream
Semester 5
ANI599 Advanced Drawing Techniques for 2D Animation
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
ANI503 2D Digital Animation - Advanced I
CHR530 Character Design - Advanced
LIF541 Life Drawing - Advanced
PRD500 Pre Production for 2D Animation
STR500 Digital Storyboarding
 
Semester 6
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
ANI602 2D Digital Animation - Advanced II
DES600 Background Design for 2D Animation
FXX600 2D Effects Tools for Animation
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRD600 Animated Short Film Production
PRT683 Portfolio Preparation for 2D Animation
 
Note: Streaming selection is subject to enrolment and not guaranteed. Students are required to make stream selection by week 2 of the 4th semester. Streams may not be available in all terms.
Semester 1
ANI100 Introduction to Animation
CHR131 Character Design - Basic Principles
COM101 or
COM111
Communicating Across Contexts or
Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)
HIS151 History of Animation
LAY111 Layout - Perspective
LIF141 Life Drawing - Structural Anatomy
STR100 Storyboarding - Film Structure
 
Semester 2
AAP310 Animation Applications 1
ANI200 Animation-Character Locomotion
CHR231 Character Construction
HIS251 History of Film
LAY211 Layout - Composition
LIF241 Life Drawing - Proportions and Volumes
STR200 Storyboarding - Script Writing
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
AAP410 Animation Applications 2
ACT350 Acting and Drama - Character Development
ANI300 Character Animation
CHR331 Character Development
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
LAY311 Layout - Location Design
LIF341 Life Drawing - Expressive Gestures
STR300 Storytelling
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ACT450 Character Acting
ANI400 Animation - Acting and Emotions
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
CHR431 Character Design - Advanced
LAY411 Layout - Environmental Design
LIF441 Life Drawing - Acting
STR400 Storyboarding - Sequential Composition
plus: General Education Course
 
Digital Animation Stream
Semester 5
ACT550 Advanced Acting for Animators
ANI501 Advanced Animation Principles
ANI502 Advanced Life Drawing
ANI504 Advanced Lighting, Texturing and Rendering
ANI512 Storyboarding for the 3D Environment
ANI521 Basic 3D Modeling
ANI524 Advanced Animation Tools
ANI531 Basic Rigging for 3D Animators
 
Semester 6
ANI621 Sculpt Modeling
ANI623 Lighting, Texturing Rendering II
ANI624 Advanced Character Animation II
ANI625 Introduction to MEL Scripting
ANI630 Advanced Rigging
ANI671 Advanced Digital Tools II
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRT681 Portfolio Presentation and Professionalism
STR600 Storyboarding and Project Development Advanced
 
Gaming Stream
Semester 5
ANI510 Character Polygon Model
ANI514 Texturing and Painting for Animators
ANI520 Lighting for Animators
ANI530 Game Animation
ANI540 Environment and Asset Modeling
ANI550 Game Engine Integration for Animators
ANI560 Game Development for Animators
PRD502 Production Management
 
Semester 6
ANI605 Interactive Techniques
ANI610 Modeling Practices
ANI614 Advanced Texturing and Painting for Animation
ANI631 Advanced Game Animation
ANI650 Game Engine Integration II
ANI660 Game Development II
ANI670 Production Development
PRT682 Portfolio Preparation
 
2D Animation Stream
Semester 5
ANI599 Advanced Drawing Techniques for 2D Animation
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
ANI503 2D Digital Animation - Advanced I
CHR530 Character Design - Advanced
LIF541 Life Drawing - Advanced
PRD500 Pre Production for 2D Animation
STR500 Digital Storyboarding
 
Semester 6
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
ANI602 2D Digital Animation - Advanced II
DES600 Background Design for 2D Animation
FXX600 2D Effects Tools for Animation
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRD600 Animated Short Film Production
PRT683 Portfolio Preparation for 2D Animation
 
Note: Streaming selection is subject to enrolment and not guaranteed. Students are required to make stream selection by week 2 of the 4th semester. Streams may not be available in all terms.
Semester 1
ANI100 Introduction to Animation
CHR131 Character Design - Basic Principles
COM101 or
COM111
Communicating Across Contexts or
Communicating Across Contexts (Enriched)
HIS151 History of Animation
LAY111 Layout - Perspective
LIF141 Life Drawing - Structural Anatomy
STR100 Storyboarding - Film Structure
 
Semester 2
AAP310 Animation Applications 1
ANI200 Animation-Character Locomotion
CHR231 Character Construction
HIS251 History of Film
LAY211 Layout - Composition
LIF241 Life Drawing - Proportions and Volumes
STR200 Storyboarding - Script Writing
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
AAP410 Animation Applications 2
ACT350 Acting and Drama - Character Development
ANI300 Character Animation
CHR331 Character Development
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
LAY311 Layout - Location Design
LIF341 Life Drawing - Expressive Gestures
STR300 Storytelling
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ACT450 Character Acting
ANI400 Animation - Acting and Emotions
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
CHR431 Character Design - Advanced
LAY411 Layout - Environmental Design
LIF441 Life Drawing - Acting
STR400 Storyboarding - Sequential Composition
plus: General Education Course
 
Digital Animation Stream
Semester 5
ACT550 Advanced Acting for Animators
ANI501 Advanced Animation Principles
ANI502 Advanced Life Drawing
ANI504 Advanced Lighting, Texturing and Rendering
ANI512 Storyboarding for the 3D Environment
ANI521 Basic 3D Modeling
ANI524 Advanced Animation Tools
ANI531 Basic Rigging for 3D Animators
 
Semester 6
ANI621 Sculpt Modeling
ANI623 Lighting, Texturing Rendering II
ANI624 Advanced Character Animation II
ANI625 Introduction to MEL Scripting
ANI630 Advanced Rigging
ANI671 Advanced Digital Tools II
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRT681 Portfolio Presentation and Professionalism
STR600 Storyboarding and Project Development Advanced
 
Gaming Stream
Semester 5
ANI510 Character Polygon Model
ANI514 Texturing and Painting for Animators
ANI520 Lighting for Animators
ANI530 Game Animation
ANI540 Environment and Asset Modeling
ANI550 Game Engine Integration for Animators
ANI560 Game Development for Animators
PRD502 Production Management
 
Semester 6
ANI605 Interactive Techniques
ANI610 Modeling Practices
ANI614 Advanced Texturing and Painting for Animation
ANI631 Advanced Game Animation
ANI650 Game Engine Integration II
ANI660 Game Development II
ANI670 Production Development
PRT682 Portfolio Preparation
 
2D Animation Stream
Semester 5
ANI599 Advanced Drawing Techniques for 2D Animation
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
ANI503 2D Digital Animation - Advanced I
CHR530 Character Design - Advanced
LIF541 Life Drawing - Advanced
PRD500 Pre Production for 2D Animation
STR500 Digital Storyboarding
 
Semester 6
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
ANI602 2D Digital Animation - Advanced II
DES600 Background Design for 2D Animation
FXX600 2D Effects Tools for Animation
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRD600 Animated Short Film Production
PRT683 Portfolio Preparation for 2D Animation
 
Note: Streaming selection is subject to enrolment and not guaranteed. Students are required to make stream selection by week 2 of the 4th semester. Streams may not be available in all terms.
Semester 1
ANI100 Introduction to Animation
CHR131 Character Design - Basic Principles
COM101 Communicating Across Contexts
HIS151 History of Animation
LAY111 Layout - Perspective
LIF141 Life Drawing - Structural Anatomy
STR100 Storyboarding - Film Structure
 
Semester 2
AAP310 Animation Applications 1
ANI200 Animation-Character Locomotion
CHR231 Character Construction
HIS251 History of Film
LAY211 Layout - Composition
LIF241 Life Drawing - Proportions and Volumes
STR200 Storyboarding - Script Writing
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 3
AAP410 Animation Applications 2
ACT350 Acting and Drama - Character Development
ANI300 Character Animation
CHR331 Character Development
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
LAY311 Layout - Location Design
LIF341 Life Drawing - Expressive Gestures
STR300 Storytelling
plus: General Education Course
 
Semester 4
ACT450 Character Acting
ANI400 Animation - Acting and Emotions
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
CHR431 Character Design - Advanced
LAY411 Layout - Environmental Design
LIF441 Life Drawing - Acting
STR400 Storyboarding - Sequential Composition
plus: General Education Course
 
Digital Animation Stream
Semester 5
ACT550 Advanced Acting for Animators
ANI501 Advanced Animation Principles
ANI502 Advanced Life Drawing
ANI504 Advanced Lighting, Texturing and Rendering
ANI512 Storyboarding for the 3D Environment
ANI521 Basic 3D Modeling
ANI524 Advanced Animation Tools
ANI531 Basic Rigging for 3D Animators
 
Semester 6
ANI621 Sculpt Modeling
ANI623 Lighting, Texturing Rendering II
ANI624 Advanced Character Animation II
ANI625 Introduction to MEL Scripting
ANI630 Advanced Rigging
ANI671 Advanced Digital Tools II
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRT681 Portfolio Presentation and Professionalism
STR600 Storyboarding and Project Development Advanced
 
Gaming Stream
Semester 5
ANI510 Character Polygon Model
ANI514 Texturing and Painting for Animators
ANI520 Lighting for Animators
ANI530 Game Animation
ANI540 Environment and Asset Modeling
ANI550 Game Engine Integration for Animators
ANI560 Game Development for Animators
PRD502 Production Management
 
Semester 6
ANI605 Interactive Techniques
ANI610 Modeling Practices
ANI614 Advanced Texturing and Painting for Animation
ANI631 Advanced Game Animation
ANI650 Game Engine Integration II
ANI660 Game Development II
ANI670 Production Development
PRT682 Portfolio Preparation
 
2D Animation Stream
Semester 5
ANI599 Advanced Drawing Techniques for 2D Animation
ANI350 Introduction to 3D
ANI503 2D Digital Animation - Advanced I
CHR530 Character Design - Advanced
LIF541 Life Drawing - Advanced
PRD500 Pre Production for 2D Animation
STR500 Digital Storyboarding
 
Semester 6
ANI450 Introduction to 3D II
ANI602 2D Digital Animation - Advanced II
DES600 Background Design for 2D Animation
FXX600 2D Effects Tools for Animation
LIF641 Life Drawing Portfolio Development
PRD600 Animated Short Film Production
PRT683 Portfolio Preparation for 2D Animation
 
Note: Streaming selection is subject to enrolment and not guaranteed. Students are required to make stream selection by week 2 of the 4th semester. Streams may not be available in all terms.