Academy of Art University

The School of

Animation & Visual Effects

Collaborative Projects

Interdepartmental and Group Works

About School of Animation & Visual Effects

“One of the top Animation & VFX schools in the nation.” —Hollywood Reporter

Aspiring visual effects artists, 3D animators, and storyboard artists come to the Academy’s anime school to get hands-on experience from industry professionals in the heart of the animation world.

We are the only Animation & VFX school in the United States that teaches in a studio production environment—Studio X. Students master marketable skills, ranging from creative concept art to highly technical work like particle animation, to prepare for their future animation careers.

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