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Duration
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; OR
  • Applicants with partial postsecondary education and relevant work experience may be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided.
  • English proficiency at the postsecondary level    
  • Portfolio: 8 1/2 x 11 photocopies done in pencil, conté, ink, pastel or charcoal including:
    • Two life drawings: must show entire body including head, hands and feet of subject in various poses
    • Two drawings of your own hand: drawn from observation
    • Two object drawings: everyday items from around your house such as a kitchen appliance, coffee maker, can opener, TV remote, stapler, etc.
    • Two 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
    • Two 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.

Notes

  • 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 Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere or any 3D program