CG Spectrum – Advanced 3D Animation Course

Advanced 3D Animation Course




From $7,999 USD


9 months





about the course

What will you learn?

Focused on getting you job-ready, the Advanced 3D Animation Diploma helps you get your skills to industry-standard. By learning from industry experts who have worked at top animation studios, you’ll gain valuable industry insights, build critical job skills, and graduate with a polished portfolio to show employers.

Get your skills to a higher standard with our advanced career training. You’ll master complex character and creature techniques and learn how to create compelling scenes that captivate your audience. Meet your mentor online for weekly classes, get personalized video critiques of your work, and develop a polished demo reel – your passport to the industry!

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Graduate with an outstanding portfolio

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Learn advanced skills studios are hiring for

Gain speed and proficiency in Maya

Extra career support to boost hiring potential

Choose 1-on-1 or small group classes (max 4 students)

course structure

term 1

Learn how to get two characters interacting in a fun and realistic way. Discover how to analyze dialogue, shoot reference videos and set up scenes using professional workflows. Watch your animation come alive as you apply your new knowledge of shot composition, cinematography, layering, acting beats, and body mechanics to your scene.

What will you learn?

  • How to animate a two-person dialogue shot
  • Use editorial tricks to develop the story
  • Work with timing and spacing to enhance the story
  • Focus on detail to polish your work

term 2

Expand your versatility as an artist with creature animation. From quadruped walks, runs and jumps, to animating winged creatures, you’ll gain a solid understanding of creature animation, and have a great time breathing life into your creatures.

What will you learn?

  • How to animate 4-legged creatures
  • Create believable movement
  • Source the best reference
  • Polish your portfolio piece

term 3

With your mentor’s guidance, you’ll polish your best pieces for your portfolio. As a diploma student, you can access additional career development services to learn how to develop your competitive edge, market yourself, and make the best possible impression in front of employers.

What will you learn?

  • How to polish your portfolio to impress employers
  • Interview and negotiation strategies
  • Effective networking and self-promotion
  • Accessing the hidden job market 

All diploma students receive additional 1-on-1 career support, portfolio reviews, and industry insights from CG Spectrum’s Career Development Manager.


What do you need to apply?


$ 7,999 USD upfront
  • Monthly instalments: $1,185 USD
    (9 x payments)
  • Per term instalments: $3,199 USD
    (3 x payments)


$ 9,999 USD upfront
  • Monthly instalments: $1,485 USD
    (9 x payments)
  • Per term instalments: $3,999 USD
    (3 x payments)

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