25 Years Launching Careers

2D/3D Character Animation, Visual Effects, Game Art & Design

For a quarter of a century VanArts has been a world-renowned school for animation. Our graduates work around the world and on projects mainstream and personal. See their stories below.

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15 VanArts Graduates



1 year intensive courses designed to make you job ready

There’s good animation and then there’s great. At VanArts, every student receives disciplined focus on building their craft so that when they graduate, they can go on to work as animators, visual effects and game artists at the top studios in the world.

Ranked by Animation Career Review as #3 worldwide of all international animation schools

Learn from industry professionals with experience at major studios: Disney, ILM, EA, Capcom, MPC, Microsoft, DreamWorks & more

Intense curriculum designed to give you the skills & creativity to be job ready in just one year

25 years of teaching world-class animators, visual effects artists & game artists/designers

See where our students work

EA: Electronic Arts

2019 Alumni Credits: FIFA 20, NHL 20, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Star Wars: Rise to Power



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