Hands-on, industry-relevant skills
The DMIT - Animation area of emphasis will set you up with skills in all areas of the animation process, including story development, character design, drawing fundamentals, modeling, texturing, rigging, animating, special effects, lighting, rendering and editing.
First-year courses establish a solid foundation in classical drawing and 3D modelling. More advanced courses offer you experience with:
- digital sculpting
- character animation
- video editing
- motion graphics and compositing, including integrating 2D and 3D elements into live action footage
In this area of emphasis, you will learn using the most current techniques and tools from the industry today, and be well-prepared for a career in animation.
Because of the flexibility and breadth of the DMIT program, you may choose to take elective courses from other DMIT streams in addition to your core stream courses. The courses listed on this page are provided as recommended courses that will help you succeed in your chosen DMIT area of emphasis.
Become a trusted professional
After graduation and required work experience, you may also be eligible to join the following professional associations:
Opportunities for further education
You may also continue your studies after graduation by pursuing a Bachelor of Technology in Technology Management (BTech) or Bachelor of Applied Information Systems Technology (BAIST). Diploma grads can earn a BTech or BAIST degree with just two more years of study. Full-time and part-time study options are available.