As the motion picture industry and interactive internet market expand, good 3D modeling is a time consuming skill that is in high demand. We can honestly say Abbotsford has one of the best animation programs in the country - Abbotsford Students have won Animation Gold at the National Skills competition multiple times, and have gone on to work for companies like EA Sports, Disney, Microsoft...
Students learn the planning, principles, and fundamentals of animation, including
3D modeling 2D and 3D animation and scripting
Game design Graphics Imaging Digital video
Lighting Rendering Editing
Projects include adding motion to characters and objects,and developing special effects (CGI-Computer Graphics Imagery) to produce backgrounds, explosions and other amazing effects.
3D models and animations are used in many applications
- character animations
- video games
- architectural and engineering design
- product design
- sales presentations
- scientific simulation
- environmental planning
Industry Standard Hardware and Software
Students learn and develop their skills in classrooms equipped with industry standard hardware and software, including
Blender 2.5 3D Studio Max Adobe Illustrator Adobe Photoshop Adobe Flash
Students create Digital Portfolios to showcase their work, designed as tools for academic and professional advancement.