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3D Animation Production

Edmonton Digital Arts College

Program Type: Occupational

Credential Type: Diploma

Length: 1400 Hours (40 Weeks)

Admission Requirements:
General: An Alberta or non-Alberta Grade 12 diploma (or the equivalent) with a passing mark in a Grade 12 level English course, passing mark in Math 30 or equivalent. Proper support documents and transcripts must accompany each application. AND Diploma or work experience/experience in a related discipline. Mature: Mature students may be accepted if they have at least two years of documented industry experience in a related discipline (programming, web development, game design) 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: This program prepares students to work with computers at a highly technical level. Therefore, students must be fully comfortable and competent with computers prior to beginning this training. This program occurs in a very fast-paced learning environment and requires significant after-class study and preparation. Specifically, students must be able to: 1. Perform file management tasks (copying, deleting, and moving files) in either a Windows or a Macintosh environment. 2. Demonstrate a basic ability to draw using pencil and paper. 3. Modify the system environment in either a Windows or Macintosh OS (backgrounds, display settings, etc.) 4. Understand and perform software installation and setup. 5. Demonstrate a basic understanding of storytelling. 6. Demonstrate a basic understanding of PC or Macintosh hardware. 7. Demonstrate problem-solving and creativity skills. - Students must submit a portfolio (flexible in content and formalities) to demonstrate creativity. Portfolio can be comprised of artwork, illustrations, photography, video/audio production, or digital content. - Successfully complete the GDAC-DISA test module.

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

  • Tuition: $17,000.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments: $1,000.00 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: 2016-08-23


Edmonton Digital Arts College
401, 10526 Jasper Avenue
Edmonton, Alberta, T5J 1Z7

Business: +1 (780) 429-4878

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