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Imagine. Create. Animate.

Want to level up your animation skills?

At The Los Angeles Film School, you can get Our Bachelor of Science Degree in Animation either at our Hollywood campus on Sunset Boulevard or 100% online.

With concentrations in Game Art, Visual Effects, Character Animation, and Environment and Character Design, you have the power to tailor your path to match your interests. Whether you’re all about creating immersive game worlds or bringing characters to life with personality-packed animation, we’ve got you covered.

The Student Experience

Our immersive degree programs  offer a dynamic curriculum tailored to nurture your talents and equip you with the skills needed to succeed in the ever-evolving animation industry.

Study at our Hollywood campus, and pick a focus on either Visual Effects or Game Art. Get creating movie-quality effects with our Visual Effects option, or if games are more your vibe, learn all about creating 3D environments and characters and merging them into your very own gaming worlds.

With our 100% online option you can choose to focus on either Environment & Character Design, Visual Effects, or Character Animation. 

Depending on which path you choose, you’ll learn: compositing, digital painting & sculpting, virtual production, texturing and shading, art creation for games, lighting and rendering, character rigging, animation for games, environment modeling and & more!


Fuel your creative journey with the right tools! We equip you with everything you need to bring your ideas to life, no matter where inspiration strikes.

Hardware to Unleash Your Vision:

  • MSI 17.3″ i9 Raider GE78HX Laptop: Experience blazing-fast performance for high-demand animation projects.
  • Wacom Cintiq 16 Display & Adjustable Stand: Draw and sketch directly on-screen with precision and comfort.
  • Pro Blade Transport SSD 4TB: Store and transfer massive files with ease.
  • Alienware Gaming Mouse & Logitech Headphones: Navigate and create seamlessly while immersed in your work.

Industry-Standard Software Suite:

  • Maxon One: Comprehensive 3D creation for modeling, rendering, and animation.
  • Adobe Creative Cloud: The ultimate creative toolkit for illustration, video editing, and visual effects.
  • Nuke: Advanced compositing for professional cinematic results.
  • MS Office: Essential for project management and presentations.

Specialized Tools to Elevate Your Workflow:

  • ArtStation Pro: Discover inspiration and professional networking.
  • SynthEyes: Camera tracking for smooth integration of 3D elements.
  • Marvelous Designer: Design realistic clothing and fabrics for characters.
  • Houdini: Procedural FX and world-building for stunning visual effects.
  • SketchFab: Share your 3D models and explore a vast creative community.
*The specific types of equipment and their details included in our TechKits may change without prior notice. To ensure you receive the most accurate information about the current TechKit specifications, please confirm the details with your Admissions Representative.

Financial Aid & Scholarships

We understand that higher education is an investment, and we’re committed to helping you navigate your options. Financial Aid is available to those who qualify, and can include federal and private student loans, military benefits, grants and scholarships. Our dedicated Financial Aid team can help guide you through the process.

Success Stories

Wondering where a degree from The Los Angeles Film School can take you?

At The Los Angeles Film School, our committed Career Development team doesn’t just guide you, they champion you. From resume writing and interview prep to internships and industry connections, we’re with you every step of the way, helping you navigate the exciting and challenging path to success.

Did you know? Oscar®-winning sound designer Phillip Bladh started his journey right here. Join our legacy of alumni who have worked on Oscar®-winning films, GRAMMY®-nominated albums, and multi-platinum records.

Ready to take that first step? Fill out the form and discover more about our career support, the incredible success stories of our alumni, and how your journey in the entertainment industry starts right here.

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