From implementing crowd scenes in a movie or television commercial to creating vast landscapes for a video game, artists use computer graphics in nearly every aspect of today’s entertainment industry.
Full Sail University’s Computer Animation bachelor of science degree program guides students through the same production pipeline used in professional studios – from storyboarding, sketching, and visual development to modeling and character animation, and final compositing.
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Students entering this program must provide evidence of artistic skill. Evidence includes submission of a portfolio for review by the program. For more information, visit our FAQs.
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Model Creation - Students are introduced to a variety of modeling tools, the capabilities of each tool, and the results of interactions between tools.
Character Rigging - This course introduces students to the foundations of character rigging, which is the process of adding joints and controls to a character that allows an animator to make the it move in a realistic manner.
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Qualified campus students can receive up to $15,000 with the Academic Advantage Scholarship. Financial aid available to those who qualify.
Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Request more information about this program.
- MSI GE Raider Laptop
- MSI 3-yr Warranty
- Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
- Microsoft Office 365
- Andersson Technologies SynthEyes (Download)
- The Foundry Nuke (Download) 30-mo License
- Maxon One (Download)
- Xencelabs Medium Pen Tablet
- Adobe Photoshop
- Adobe Premiere
- Adobe Substance Designer
- Adobe Substance Painter
- Anaglyph 3D Glasses (Red/Cyan)
- Autodesk Maya
- Autodesk Motion Builder
- Unreal Game Engine
- Vicon Shōgun
Pricing and package specifications are subject to change. Some Project LaunchBox™ components are distributed during students' second year; some Project LaunchBox™ components are downloadable items.
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Full Sail's relationships in the world of entertainment and media have led to a variety of unique opportunities for students.
Full Sail has a different approach to education, and the way we do things has multiple benefits to our students.
We’re proud of our global network of accomplished graduates, and the way they give back to students.
Whether you’re ready to apply or want to request more information about how to get started on your Full Sail University journey, our Admissions section has details on application requirements, tuition, and scholarships.