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

Seneca is delivering this program in an online format in January 2021. Learn more about technical requirements for online learning.

Admission Requirements

  • Ontario university or college degree, or college diploma, or equivalent in fine art, 2D/3D animation, photography, film/video, architecture, or graphic design.
    Applicants with an equivalent combination of partial postsecondary and/or three to five years related work experience may be considered for admissions. A relevant resumé and references must be provided. 
  • Art portfolio
  • English proficiency for Graduate Certificate 

Canadian citizens or permanent residents educated outside of Canada must provide a World Education Services (WES) or ICAS Canada credential evaluation.

Additional Information

After you apply, you will receive details of how and when to complete the questionnaire and submit your portfolio.

Your portfolio should include at least 10 original examples of two or more of the following media:

  • digital art (drawing, painting, illustration)
  • traditional art (drawing, painting, illustration)
  • life drawing
  • 3D art that can include modeling, texturing, rigging, animation, lighting, compositing
  • concept art for characters and/or environments
  • video compositing, animation and/or motion graphics
Applicants are selected for admission based on the strength of their portfolio.


Although not required for admission, the following are recommended for your success in the program:

  • A background in one of more of the following: visual arts, classical animation, fine art, graphic design, or architecture/engineering or computer graphics
  • Experience with Windows operating systems
  • Additional experience with Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere or any 3D program.