All 3d-animation-training Posts

What’s it Really Like to Study 3D Animation at Herzing?

Oct 16, 2019 11:30:43 AM

Herzing College campus in downtown Montreal

Did you know that Montreal is considered one of the best cities in the world to start an animation career? It’s home to a wide range of 3D and 2D animation studios, and attracts tons of projects and talent from all over the world. 

According to industry research by Montreal International, the animation industry provides over 30,000 jobs in audio-visual production. And as a whole, Quebec has enjoyed an 88% rise in animation contracts since 2017. This sector is really booming. 

Meet Karlo: Here's What I Think of Herzing's 3D Animation Program

Aug 22, 2019 12:09:26 PM

3D animation student, Karlo Gino, with his two children at the Herzing College Montreal campus 

Ever since he was a kid, Karlo Gino has loved action figures and animated TV shows and movies. But his home country offered no form of animation he put that dream aside, and became a civil engineer instead.

Karlo spent 16 years in the engineering field before immigrating to Canada in 2016. Once settled in Montreal, he discovered there were several animation colleges to choose from throughout the city.

Suddenly, his dream of becoming an animator was possible. He enrolled in the 3D program at Herzing, and almost 24 months later, is about to achieve his life-long goal of a career in animation.

Starting a 3D Animation Career: Your First 5 Steps

May 31, 2019 10:58:21 AM

3D animation careers are hot right now. There's no limit to what you can imagine and create in the magical world of animation, visual effects, and CGI.

Movies like Sin City, Spider Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and How to Train Your Dragon have captivated audiences worldwide—and inspired many young animators to enter the industry.

Or maybe video games are your thing. There are so many ways to express your creativity, artistic talent, and technical skill in the world of 3D. The real question is, how do you get started?

3D Animation Program: Is This Training Right For You?

Jul 31, 2018 9:08:40 AM

Updated November 2020

Every day, we meet with students who are considering 3D animation training and careers. Some are fresh out of high school, while others are looking to switch jobs a bit later in life.

And while each person has their own professional goals and interests, every student has one thing in common. They want to find a training program they can excel in, and get a stable and fulfilling job after college.

Will a 3D Animation program help you meet that goal?

There are a few easy ways to find out. You can look closer at the skills and topics taught in class, to make sure they match your expectations and interests.

You can also research your job options after graduation, and the demand for 3D animation and VFX artists in your city.

These are the questions we'll be answering in this post. Read on to learn what it's like to study 3D animation, the Montreal animation scene, and your job prospects after college.

By the end of this post, you'll know if this program is right for you, and exactly how to get started.


What's Involved in a 3D Animation Diploma program?

If don't want a 4-year animation degree, a diploma program could be the ideal alternative. You can finish a 3D animation diploma program in just 24 months, and still get the technical training needed to break into the industry.

3D Animation Training: 7 Golden Rules of Character Development

Aug 22, 2017 1:01:37 PM

No matter what style you're working in, from cartoony to realistic, the goals of character animation are always the same: to create unique, memorable, and impactful characters that resonate with your target audience.