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Learn 3D Computer Animation School

Learn 3D Computer Animation School

Learn 3D Computer Animation School

Learn 3D Computer Animation School

3D Computer Animation Training Centre

Learn 3D
Learn 3D is a training centre for the Media & Entertainment industry based in Johannesburg, with international accreditation from several heavy-weight companies in the industry such as Toonboom, Autodesk and Chaos Group. We offer full-time and part-time courses in 3D animation, visual effects and game development using Toon Boom Storyboard Pro and Harmony, Autodesk 3ds Max, Maya and Mudbox, Chaos Group V-Ray, Adobe After-effects and Unity 3D.

Contact Details
Johannesburg Campus
11 Conrad Drive
Blairgowrie, Randburg

Tel: (011) 326 1520


2D Concept Design and Animation
Basic to intermediate Illustration Techniques

  • Colour Theory
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Concept Art
  • Matte Painting
  • Character Development
  • Storyboarding with Toon Boom Storyboard Pro
  • Background & prop design
  • Principles of Animation
  • Animation in Toon Boom Harmony
3D Animation and Visual Effects & 3D Architecture/Design Visualization
  • Modelling & Sculpting
  • Texturing
  • Advanced Lighting with V-Ray and mental ray
  • Rigging & Motion capture
  • Dynamics & Simulation
  • Animation
  • Compositing
1 Year Certificate in Games Development
  • Learning to code from scratch (no previous experience necessary)
  • Fundamentals of game programming, such as AI, physics, etc
  • Importing and optimization of game assets/animations
  • Basic mathematics principles, including geometry
  • Storytelling techniques in games
  • Game design in terms of good and bad practices
  • Game Development including the Oculus VR standards

SAE Institute

SAE Institute

SAE Institue

SAE Institue

Animation and VFX School

SAE Institute

The SAE Institue is a Cape Town based school which offers a Higher Certificate qualification in animation & VFX

Skills you will learn:

You will learn:

  • Storytelling
  • Drawing
  • 3D animation
  • Post production
  • Industry knowledge
  • Principles of animation
  • Animation tools
  • Project management
Graduates will be able to apply for the following types of positions:
  • Character Animator
  • Character Designer
  • Environment Artist
  • Concept Artist
  • Texture Artist
  • Visual Effects Artist
  • Storyboard Artist
Animation Showreel

Contact Details


Unit A307, Woodstock Exchange,Woodstock, SA , 7925

T: +27 (0) 87 351 0828

F: +27 (0) 86 212 5459


Semester Layout ( 1 Year ):

SAE Institute - Animation School


  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Scripting & Storyboarding
  • Motion Graphics
  • Principles of 3D Modelling
  • Principles of 2D Animation


  • Modelling Digital Environments
  • 3D Animation
  • Visual Effects (VFx)
  • Advanced Character Animation
  • Creative Project