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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. 


  • 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 that includes:

  • Five pieces of work in either 2D or 3D formats that relate to visual effects and/or motion graphics.
  • Cover letter

Additional Information

  • Applicants will receive notification of how and when to submit a portfolio and cover letter.
  • Applicants are ranked based on the strength of their portfolio and cover letter.
  • 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 Adobe Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere or any 3D program.