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3D Animation and Visual Effects

Train on award-winning software, build your portfolio and master the art of 3D animation

Note: As we continue to monitor and adjust our schedule due to COVID-19 pandemic, we cannot guarantee to adult students immediate placement into a program. There is a waitlist for those who are not immediately placed.

Learn the blockbuster skills behind the expert visual effects in your favorite movies and look to the future of effects in popular media. Courses prepare students by mixing classroom assignments with projects that simulate real-world work in the TV, film or video game industry. 

Work on Autodesks' Oscar-winning software Maya, which is the primary application used in this program. Additional CGI tools are taught through Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Apple Final Cut Pro, ZBrush, MotionBuilder and compositing applications.

Get creative in an environment that constantly encourages you to test your abilities and expand your knowledge base. 


Employment Opportunities

Film and television, entertainment industry, video games, internet based businesses, training simulations, entrepreneur, marketing firms or advertising departments

3D Animation and Visual Effects Majors

About this Occupation

This field requires creativity, innovation, flexibility, discipline, strong analytical thinking and problem-solving skills, and a high interest / aptitude for math and science. An ability to work in teams, meet deadlines, and develop work according to design specifications is critical. Finally, because tools and techniques continuously evolve, professionals in this field must have a strong commitment to lifelong learning.


Median salary for multimedia artist and animator jobs

Francis Tuttle


Learn from Experienced Instructors

Kyle Green

3D Animation Instructor

Kyle Green is a 3D Animation instructor at the Rockwell Campus. Prior to joining the Francis Tuttle family, he was Head of Education at PatelOKC. Prior to that he worked as a Curriculum Director at Pluralsight in Oklahoma City. Green obtained his Associates Degree in Multimedia and 3D Animation at Northern Oklahoma College in Enid.