Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Visual Effects)

Jobs and Skills WA: Design courses
Take your digital design career to the top!

Are you ready to take advantage of the huge opportunities for content creators and digital designers? With this course, you could be working in user experience design, art direction, animation, film, television, online entertainment or gaming; and the emerging fields of virtual and augmented reality as a creative and capable digital professional.

Units include digital design, storyboarding, interactivity, 2D and 3D character imaging and animation, short film production and media production (video and audio); with a focus on creativity, design thinking and conceptual development, and the technical and management skills required to work in these fields. You'll also learn the latest industry software and equipment.

Industry: Information Technology, Library and Digital
National course code: CUA60620 | WA State ID: AC88

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The Animation and Visual Effects industry awaits

This twelve-month course is the last stage on your pathway towards a career in Animation and Visual Effects. This course is designed for students who have completed the CUA51020-AC87 – Diploma of Screen and Media (Animation and Visual Effects) or university media graduates.

A large proportion of this course has you working in a studio environment on real professional productions for industry including TV series and feature films. You’ll also highly refine your skills in 3D animation, 2D animation, sound, and writing

You will learn new skills in pre-visualization and virtual production, and undertake the process of developing an idea and pitching it. 

Graduates take with them a high-level showreel comprising of AAA level work, feature film credits, experience working with real production clients, and the skills and confidence to work in the Animation and Visual Effects industry.

This course will only be offered in semester 1 each year.


Joondalup (Kendrew Crescent)

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