CineArts Academy

animation & vfx

3 Semesters
100% Online
CPD Credits
Tuition Fees


Individual courses are the building blocks of each degree program. Course requirements are structured to ensure that student study encompasses a broad range of topics and approaches, with an appropriate balance maintained among the three curricular components that comprise a liberal arts education: General Education, The Major, and Electives.

Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisiteCreditsType
ANIM 301Intro to 3D AnimationNone1SS
ANIM 279StoryboardingNone1SS
CINE 217Film EditingNone1LL
ANIM 3843D Character Animation INone1LL
CINE 243Lighting For FilmNone1LL
ANIM 271VFX and CompositingNone1LL
CINE 355PhotographyNone1SS
Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisiteCreditsType
CINE 101Cinema EducationNone1SS
ANIM 520Internship program
10 Courses
ANIM 525Capstone Project
12 Courses
Course CodeCourse NamePrerequisiteCreditsType
ANIM 3603D Set DesignANIM 301

ANIM 326Layout FundamentalsANIM 2711SS
ANIM 3843D Character Animation IIANIM 3841LL
CINE 345Hollywood Camera WorksCINE 3551LL
-Major Elective Course-1-
-FREE Elective Course
Scholarships Now Available

A scholarship at Cinearts Academy would be a transformative opportunity, providing the financial support and resources needed to cultivate your artistic talents in Art. This recognition represents not only an investment in your education but also grants you access to valuable discounts, further enhancing the opportunity to contribute meaningfully to the world of art.


Students pursuing this program must complete a total of 16 courses with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 / 4.0 in their major requirements. The program culminates in a capstone project that incorporates the skills acquired during the semesters spent at CineArts Academy. A “C” grade and above on this project is required for graduation.


Admission requirements are as follows:

New Students

Need to submit an admissions application form, that includes the following:

  • A valid identity card
  • Passport-Size Photo

Transfer Students

Transfer students have the exact application requirements as new students, but must also submit the following:

  • A detailed official transcript from a previous academy or university.

To view the list of the accepted academy or university transcripts. Click Here


The Animation & Visual Effects Diploma opens doors to a range of careers in many professional fields. You’ll have the skill set to become a leader within distinct areas of media and entertainment, such as creative management, criticism, development, marketing, regulation and teaching.

Graduates with a CineArts Academy 3D Animation & Visual Effects Diploma have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

  • Production assistant
  • TV director
  • Screenwriter
  • Film Editor
  • Cinematographer
  • Photographer
  • Film Director
  • 3D Animator
  • 3D Modeler
  • Visual Effects Artist

The CPD Group is made of up from a wealth of expertise from academics, industry bodies, awarding organizations and companies, employers and individual learners all sharing their expertise within the World of CPD. The main aim of The CPD Group is to review CPD Courses and Activities , processes and criteria, therefore ensuring that all of our accredited activities are robust and of high quality.


Yes! After you finish all of the required courses including the capstone project, you will receive a digital Certificate. If you wish to have a physical copy of the certificate shipped to you, you have to pay for the shipping and printing service.