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2D Animation & Illustration

Pixel Blue College

Program Type: Occupational

Credential Type: Diploma

Length: 840 Hours (25 Weeks)

Admission Requirements:
An Alberta grade 12 diploma, or general equivalency diploma (GED), with a passing mark of 50% and a Grade 12 level English course, or non-Alberta equivalent. Proper support documents and transcripts must accompany each application. Mature students may be accepted if they have at least 2 years of documented industry experience in a related discipline (graphic designing, video/audio production, desktop publishing) and at least 50 credits toward an Alberta high school diploma. A grade of 50% or better in English 10 or any Grade 11 English course, or non-Alberta equivalent, is also required. Proper support documents and transcripts must accompany each application. Skill Prerequisites: Students must be able to: a. Perform file management tasks (copying, deleting and moving files) in either Windows or Macintosh environment. b. Differentiate between executable and non-executable files. c. Modify the system environment in either a Windows or Macintosh OS (backgrounds, display settings, etc.) d. Demonstrate a basic understanding of PC or Macintosh hardware. e. Demonstrate problem-solving and creativity skills. Students must submit a portfolio to demonstrate creativity. Portfolio can be comprised of artwork, illustrations, photography, video/audio production, or digital content. f. Must have competency in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator at an intermediate level.

Program eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta*:

  • Tuition: $15,995.00 Year One

* This program information is valid for the Student Aid Alberta funding year 2016/8/1 to 2017/7/31.
Note: Tuition, Books/supplies/instruments, Mandatory Fees displayed are provided to Student Aid Alberta and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the institution. Contact the institution to obtain accurate educational cost information.


** TransferAlberta provides course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Last Updated: 2016-04-15


Pixel Blue College
200, 10080 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J1V9

Fax: +1 (780) 756-3992
Business: +1 (780) 756-3990

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