Scholarships

Every term, Vancouver Animation School allocates $9,000 CAD towards scholarships. An exciting journey to recruit those we believe will be successful professional artists and make a difference in the Animation, Visual Effects and Video Games industries.

Scholarships at Vancouver Animation School are competitive and based on merit. Prospective students competing for a scholarship will need to complete an application form including non refundable fees.
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2D Computer Animation Diploma

2D Animation demo reel demostrating the following:

  • 1 character dialogue (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 pantomime (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 physical action (jump, sitting, balance, etc.)
  • 1 walk cycle (treadmill or progressive, 4 steps minimum)

3D Computer Animation Diploma

3D Animation demo reel demostrating the following:

  • 1 character dialogue (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 pantomime (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 physical action (jump, sitting, balance, etc.)
  • 1 walk cycle (treadmill or progressive,  4 steps minimum)

Advanced 3D Modeling

3D Modeling demo reel demostrating the following: 

  • 1 male character 3D model (real, cartoony or fantasy)
  • 1 female character 3D model (real, cartoony or fantasy)
  • 1 creature 3D model (animals or fantasy)
  • 1 environment 3D model (Natural Exterior)
  • 1 environment 3D model (Interior)
  • 1 tech design 3D model (vehicle, props, machines, etc.)

Animated Short Films Diploma

3D Animation demo reel demostrating the following: 

  • 1 character dialogue (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 pantomime (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 physical action (jump, sitting, balance, etc.)
  • 1 walk cycle (treadmill or progressive,  4 steps minimum)

Concept Art Diploma

Portfolio demonstratng the following:

  • 5 life drawing gestural pieces (please label them as 30 seconds, 2 minutes, 5 minutes and 30 mins (2 poses))
  • 1 male character (real, cartoony or fantasy)
  • 1 female character (real, cartoony or fantasy)
  • 2 creatures (animals or fantasy)
  • 1 environment (Natural Exterior)
  • 1 environment (Interior)
  • 1 tech design (vehicle, props, machines, etc.)

FX-TD Diploma

Computer Graphics demo reel demonstrating the following:

  • 1 smoke computer simulated effect (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 fire computer simulated effect (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 fluid computer simulated effect (5 sec. to 20 sec.)
  • 1 magic computer simulated effect (5 sec. to 20 sec.)

Matte Painting Diploma

Portfolio demonstrating the following:
  • 1 Natural exterior environment, with a minimum of two vanishing points, line work only as we need to see your perspective and foundations skills
  • 1 Natural exterior environment, with a minimum of two vanishing points, color study only as we need to see your perspective and foundations skills
  • 1 Interior environment, with a minimum of two vanishing points, line work only as we need to see your perspective and foundations skills
  • 1 Interior environment, with a minimum of two vanishing points, color study only as we need to see your perspective and foundations skills
  • 1 set extension demonstrating before and after
  • 1 tech design (vehicle, props, machines, etc.)

Video Game Design

Letter of intent with the following:

  • Outline to VANAS what your experiences and goals are
  • Why you want to participate in the Diploma for Video Game Design

Please address the following four areas:

  • What, if any, is your background in the creative industries? (Include a brief bio)
  • Why are you planning on studying Video Game Design at this stage in your life? (Include motivations, removal of barriers)
  • Why VANAS?
  • What are your three big goals for your career?
  • How do you think taking this program will progress them?
Starts on Jan 8, 2018 - Application Deadline: 12.15.2017 12:00 2 Days

FAQS

How many scholarships are available?
  • A total of eight scholarships are given per calendar year
  • Two scholarships per term per program 
  • One 5% scholarship and One 10% scholarship per Term
  • Terms:  Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer.
  • $9,000 allocated to recruit the next generation of talent
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What is the eligibility?
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