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

Admission Requirements

  • A recognized degree or postsecondary diploma from an accredited institution in fine art, 2D/3D animation, photography, film/video, architecture or graphic design 


  • Mature applicants with 3 to 5 years of related work experience may be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided.
  • English proficiency at the postsecondary level
Portfolio 8 ½ × 11 photocopies done in pencil, conté, ink, pastel or charcoal that include:
  • 6 life drawings: must show entire body including head, hands and feet of subject in various poses.

  • 2 drawings of your own hand: drawn from observation.

  • 2 object drawings: everyday items from around your house such as a kitchen appliance, coffee maker, can opener, TV remote, stapler, etc. 

  • 2 environment drawings: draw a two-point perspective view of a room in your house from opposite corners; the horizon line should be at five (5) feet.

  • 2 drawings of your choice: choose your best two drawings.

Additional Information

  • Applicants will receive notification of how and when to submit a portfolio.
  • Applicants are ranked based on the strength of their portfolio.
  • Admission to this program is competitive. Only the top ranked applicants will be offered a seat in the program.


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