Schools Certified School online CG Spectrum The online school for Animation, VFX & Game Design. About SchoolCG Spectrum is an Online Animation, VFX, Concept Art and Game Design School established to help unleash your full creative potential and launch your career in the film and games industry. We believe in high quality, affordable, personalized education that places you in demand. Our highly acclaimed curriculum has been developed with the input of major international studios, and is taught by award-winning mentors actively working in the industry. At CG Spectrum, you’ll get the most practical and up-to-date knowledge, along with the skills, connections and industry awareness that film and video game studios are looking for.Success Stories CG Spectrum focuses on training students in areas of specialization that are in-demand and studios hire for. Our curriculum is created by top industry veterans and vetted by major film and AAA studios so graduates learn job-ready skills to hit the ground running after graduation. CG Spectrum focuses on training students in areas of specialization that are in-demand and studios hire for. Our curriculum is created by top industry veterans and vetted by major film and AAA studios so graduates learn job-ready skills to hit the ground running after graduation. Vanessa Rossi Animator,MPC Danish Anwar 3D Modeler, Method Studios Victoria Pascual Maynou Concept Artist, Pixomondo Krisitan Kebbe FX Artist, Luma Pictures Anne Palm Matter Painter, Method Studios Kyle Dahl Character Artist, 343 Industries • Stephen Clark - Plastic Wax, Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII I have always dreamed about breaking into the game industry and since graduating from CG Spectrum my dream has become a reality. Facilities & Staff CG Spectrum is an online school offering 1-on-1 or small class training options from industry veterans working at major studios around the world. Students meet with their mentor in weekly live classes and get recorded feedback on their assignments. CG Spectrum mentors spend a majority of their time working within the student files to show them how they would approach their work as a professional. This allows students to quickly adopt professional workflow and reach a higher standard at a faster rate. As well, students get access to custom created video content created specifically for their course, an interactive Learning Management System and a student forum. Software Maya, Houdini, Nuke, Photoshop, Substance Painter, Unreal Engine 4, Unity, Toon Boom Harmony. Hardware Since this is an online course, students use their personal computers. Staff BiosHere are three staff members from the school that represent the level of professional experience and knowledge of the faculty. Mark Pullyblan Mark Pullyblank has been an animation supervisor at Rainmaker Digital and Frantic Films, a senior animator at Sony Imageworks, and has worked in various departments at Weta Digital. Troy Dunniway Troy Dunniway is an award winning game designer and executive with over 25 years of game development experience at major companies like: Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Insomniac, Disney, and Samsung. Brandon Reimchen After receiving his degree in Fine Arts in 2003, Brandon began working in the video game industry as a Concept Artist. Since then he has produced work for companies like EA, Activision, Capcom, Gree, and Disney Interactive. Student ArtworkHere is a small sample of artwork created by students during their time at the school. This quality of work is used by students' to apply for jos.Online CoursesWhether studying full-time or working around a busy schedule, CG Spectrum’s virtual learning model allows you to study when you want, where you want. With all courses, you learn from highly experienced and passionate mentors who are actively working in the industry on major feature films and AAA video games.Beginner CoursesFoundations for Visual Effects (10 Months)Introduction to 3D Animation (6 Months)Introduction to 2D Animation (3 Months)Introduction to 3D Modeling (6 Months)Introduction to Concept Art & Illustration (6 Months)Introduction to Game Design (3 Months)Game Design Diploma (10 Months)Game Programming Diploma (10 Months)Foundations for Game Art & Animation (10 Months)Intermediate CoursesAdvanced 3D Modeling Diploma (10 Months)Advanced Concept Art Diploma (10 Months)Advanced Illustration Diploma (10 Months)Introduction to 3D Concept Art (3 Months)Houdini FX Diploma (10 Months)Nuke VFX Compositing Diploma (10 Months)Introduction to Matte Painting (3 Months)Introduction to Lighting & Rendering (3 Months)Introduction to Character Rigging (3 Months)Advanced CoursesAdvanced 2D Animation Diploma (10 Months)Advanced 3D Animation Diploma (10 Months)Advanced Game Design Diploma (10 Months) Industry Networking Getting access to industry mentors gives our students an advantage, by allowing them to network with artists of major studios, regardless of their geographic location. Get taught and have your work critiqued by our industry connected mentors, allowing you to build your network from the moment you enroll. Built by industry, for industry – Our curriculum has been designed by the mentors who teach it, created to get the most out of every artist so they can hit the ground running after graduation. Unrivaled support and feedback – CG Spectrum is the only online school that works within student files to help trouble-shoot mistakes so they’re only made once. All classes and critiques are recorded so students can go back and review their lessons at any time. Studios Hiring The following studios hire students from this school: Method Studios, Luma Pictures, Blizzard, Sony Pictures Animation, Ubisoft, EA, Riot, Weta Digital, and more.. 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