2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

About the Program

This eight-month graduate certificate program will allow you to study 3D computer-based modelling and animation using high-end computer workstations, software and tools. You will learn the principles of animation to develop and master your knowledge of lighting, texturing and rendering, and fundamental elements of 3D animation.  


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Animation
  • Modeling
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Rendering
  • Compositing

Additionally, you will learn project development skills and storyboard drawing techniques necessary to succeed in the field of 3D animation.


Your Career

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Digital animator
  • Modeler
  • Character rigger
  • 3D painting/texturing and lighting specialist

You may pursue careers in film, television, gaming, forensic, animation, interior design and industrial design.


  • Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI)
  • Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Computer Graphics (ACM SIGGRAPH)
  • Computer Animation Studios Ontario (CASO)

Student Works and Experiences

Success Story

Rob Silvestri

"My very first Ormie animation started at Seneca. I just wanted to create a fun character that I could use for my demo reel. Now it has become a directing showpiece. It has opened up so many opportunities."

Rob Silvestri
3D Animation

Read Rob's success story