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Render the animation career you want.

Animation At SAE we provide animators with the skills, equipment, mentorship, and connections to turn ideas into realities.

SAE animation courses

From diplomas through to postgraduate degrees, you can easily build on your qualifications to suit your career goals.

Why Study Animation at SAE

Collaborative project-based courses - with no exams.
We're output focused and are much more interested in developing your craft, than an exam score. That's why at SAE you'll be in the studio in small classes working on industry-based projects, You'll have opportunities to collaborate with songwriters, audio technicians, designers, game developers, filmmakers and other animators.
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Animation Bachelor students graduate with a portfolio, work experience, employability and entrepreneurial skills and a network of fellow creatives.
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SAE Design students
State-of-the-art facilities and software.
Learn advanced-level industry-standard animation tools, such as Autodesk 3DS Max and Maya and the Adobe Creative Suite.
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Our lecturers don’t just know it, they’ve done it
As experts in their field, our animation lecturers have extensive industry experience, connections and often a long list of animation achievements.
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ANIMATION SKILLS

Character animation (2D/3D) Visual storytelling 3D modelling & computer graphics Visual effects & motion graphics

TOOLS & SOFTWARE

Career outcomes

A MYRIAD OF CAREER OUTCOMES

3D or 2D Animator
Concept Artist
Motion Graphics Designer
Storyboard Artist
Media Industry Specialist
FX Artist
Technical Artist
3D Asset Modeller
3D Character Modeller

ANIMATION STUDENT WORK

Animation insights & stories

Student turned pro asset artist moulds career on Hollywood Blockbusters
You might not know Jaymes Ruffin by name, but you'll know the titles of the...
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Mentorship recipient works on beloved Australian series Bluey
Animation graduate and creator Alana Jonas has received an enviable mentorship...
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OLIVIA PEASE
Olivia's passion for animation
Olivia believes SAE is a place of learning and not just learning about...
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SAE boasts world-class facilities and collaborative spaces geared towards the creative media industries, as well as flexible remote learning options. Why not check SAE out for yourself and book a campus tour? When you book a campus tour, you are given an opportunity to speak to an SAE Course Advisor. They can address your needs and help answer your questions. We look forward to welcoming you!
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