Start your creative journey with us! 

Looking to create compelling visual stories with digital characters, animation or VFX shots for a movie? Join us on this exciting journey of creating virtual worlds, 2D and 3D moving images. From concept ideation to creating the final product, our comprehensive foundation modules will provide you with broad skill sets in animation and visual effects to become great visual storytellers of tomorrow.

Be immersed in a first-of-its-kind hybrid programme with world-class facilities and cutting edge technology. You will be taught by a team of award-winning professionals who have worked in world-renowned studios like Lucasfilm Singapore, The Walt Disney Co Asia, Industrial, Light & Magic (ILM), Animal Logic, DNEG London, The Method Studios and Ubisoft Asia.

Build up your skills in concept ideation, story creation, visual storytelling, character design, environment design, look development, 2D and 3D animation, visual effects, compositing, post-production, audio-video editing, motion design, immersive media, motion capture, interactive storytelling, augmented reality and virtual production.

Our learners can look forward to exciting opportunities with Double Negative, The Walt Disney Company, Industrial, Light & Magic (ILM), Lucasfilm Animation, Pixar Studio, DreamWorks Animation, LUMA Pictures, The Method Studios, Rodeo FX, Sony Pictures Imageworks, WETA Digital, Blizzard Studio and Ubisoft.

They may also progress to prestigious universities like NTU, SIT-Digipen Institute, Academy of Art University aka AAU (US), ArtCenter College of Design (US), California Institute of Arts aka CalArts (US), DigiPen Institute of Technology (US), Ringling College of Art (US), Savannah College of Art & Design aka SCAD (US), School of Visual Arts aka SVA (US), Vancouver Film School (CAN), Central Saint Martin (UK) and Bournemouth University (UK).

What You'll Study

  • Career Prospects

    Look forward to exciting careers for those specializing in Animation & Visual Effects:

    • 2D/3D Character Animator

    • 3D Generalist

    • 3D Lighting Artist

    • 3D Modeller

    • 3D Rigging Artist (Rigger)

    • Animation Producer

    • Art Director

    • Background Artist

    • Character Designer

    • Comic Artist

    • Compositor

    • Creative Director

    • Editor

    • Digital Matte Painter

    • Illustrator

    • Layout Artist

    • Production Designer

    • Storyboard Artist

    • Texture Artist

    • Visual Development Artist

    • Visual Effects Artist

  • Internship/Work Opportunities

    Look forward to exciting careers in animation studios, design and advertising agencies, event companies, the tech and service-related companies. Today, you can find our graduates in companies such as:

    • AMC Studio (Singapore)

    • Cum Creative (Singapore)

    • Crave FX (Singapore)

    • Industrial Light & Magic (Singapore)

    • Masonry Studios Pte Ltd (Singapore)

    • KRAFTW5RKZ (Singapore)

    • Omens Studios (Singapore)

    • One Animation Pte Ltd (Singapore)

    • Robot Playground Media (Singapore)

    • Semicolon (Singapore)

    • VividThree (Singapore)

    • Blizzard Entertainment (USA)

    • Netflix Animation (USA)

    • Animal Logic (Australia)

    • DNEG (UK, Canada)

    • Sony Pictures Imageworks (Canada)

    • Method Studios (Canada)

    • The Monk Studio (Thailand)

    • Polygon Pictures (Japan)

    • WETA Digital (New Zealand)

Further Studies

NYP’s Diploma in Animation & Visual Effects opens doors for you to further your education at reputable local and international universities. These include:

  • Local

    • Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

    • University of Glasgow (SIT Singapore)

    • Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

    • Singapore Institute of Technology (SIT)

  • International

    • DigiPen Institute of Technology (USA)

    • Savannah College of Art and Design (USA)

    • School of Visual Arts (USA)

    • The California Institute of the Arts (USA)

    • Academy of Art University (USA)

    • ArtCenter College of Design (USA)

    • Ringling College of Art and Design (USA)

    • Vancouver Film School (CAN)

    • Bournemouth University (UK)

    • Central Saint Martin (UK)

    • University of Hertfordshire (UK)