3D Animation & VFX Courses (AEC) | LaSalle College Montréal

AEC in 3D Animation for Television and Cinema

AEC | NTL.0V | AEC in 3D Animation for Television and Cinema

3D animation and VFX training courses in the heart of Montréal

Launch your career as a 3D animator in the dynamic digital technology and cinema industry!

With this 3D animation and VFX training available at our recognized VFX & Game Design School, learn how to create special effects for film, television, video games and many other audiovisual and multimedia fields.

Practice your skills with cutting-edge software such as Maya, V-Ray, Premiere, ZBrush, Photoshop and Nuke, so that you will be ready to enter the industry and make full use of the skills and knowledge you acquire during your 3D animation and VFX training courses.

Our teachers have worked in production studios and are industry professionals. They will help you create a portfolio to give you a step up onto the job market.

Our graduates will be able to choose from careers as 3D animators, 3D artists, character or environment designers, special effects designers or modelers, to name just a few.

Many LaSalle College graduates have worked on major productions such as Game of Thrones, Lord of the Rings, Final Fantasy: The Spirit Within, 300, and video games such as Halo III.

With our courses in 3D animation and VFX, you’ll learn all there is to know about programming languages!

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  • At the Montréal campus

The 3D Animation for Television and Cinema AEC opens the doors of the seventh art to creative students who want to use new technologies to create high-quality works.

This program leads to an Attestation of College Studies (AEC).

  • General 3D artists for TV and film
  • 3D animators
  • Modelers
  • Character designers
  • Environment designers
  • Composers, special effects artists
  • Training in 3DS Max, Z-Brush, Photoshop, Unreal4 and Unity
  • Team creation of an entire video game, like in the industry, in the 3rd session
  • Teachers from production studios
  • Cinematographic Language (45 h)
  • Modeling (135 h)
  • Texture (75 h)
  • Animation (60 h)
  • Drawing (60 h)
  • Art Direction (45 h)
  • Professionnal Practice (105 h)
  • Special Effects (45 h)
  • Composition (45 h)
  • Synthesis Project (150 h)
  • Digital Drawing (60 h)
  • Environment Design (60 h)
  • Character Design (90 h)
  • Animation II (60 h)

* The College reserves the right to substitute certain courses.

  • Create functional storyboards and storylines for 3D animation
  • Master computer animation and special effects
  • Organize and manage your wild and creative ideas
  • Understand and analyze the various aspects of the animation industry
  • Film enthusiast
  • Artistically driven
  • Strong interest about emerging animation technology
  • Great communication skills
  • Passionate about digital art and drawing  

Maya, V-Ray, Premiere, Photoshop, Nuke, ZBrush.