Art Institutes

Animation & Effects

Tell stories. In a whole new way.

You’re wired for this. And we’re ready to help push your creativity and build the technical skills you need to create new characters and the worlds they inhabit.

Program Areas


Media Arts & Animation

The skills and imaginations of animators, 3D modelers, concept artists, compositors, and other creative minds are needed everywhere from film to TV.


Visual Effects & Motion Graphics

Use industry-standard technologies and your own imagination as you combine images, space, movement, and sound to create new worlds in film, TV, and other media.

Latest Happenings

Animation & Effects
Students and Staff Attend SIGGRAPH 2017

Inland Empire students and staff attended SIGGRAPH 2017, a major conference in computer graphics and interactive techniques, with students acquiring feedback on their work as well as valuable industry connections.

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Animation & Effects
Students Tour Garner Holt Productions

Ai California–Inland Empire students and faculty visited Garner Holt Productions, getting a behind-the-scenes look at the world’s largest animatronics design and manufacturing company.

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