24 months
10080 CAD/year
10080 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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Learn the skills to turn your inspiration into games from leading video game creators with the Video Game Animation course is offered by Toronto Film School.


From concept through to development, you will explore the entire 2D and 3D game production process with a faculty of active creators with games such as Red Dead Redemption 2, GTA 5, GTA 4, and Max Payne 3 to their credit. The online Video Game Animation program will prepare you with the professional skills to become an animator and make an impact in a rapidly evolving industry. Working adults looking for video game animation courses online will find flexibility, interactivity and convenience through our part-time program offering.

Study online without putting your life on-hold. The Video Game Animation course is offered by Toronto Film School is designed for “asynchronous delivery”, which means that you can learn at your own pace, at any time of the day. Through online learning tools and course software, you’ll interact with instructors and peers whenever and wherever best fits your lifestyle.

Career directions

  • Game Animator
  • Game Modeller
  • Quality Assurance Tester
  • Concept Artist
  • QA Software Developer

Who hires our graduates?

  • EA Sports
  • Gameloft
  • Ubisoft
  • Osnap! Games
  • Riot Games

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Drawing
  • Game Modeling
  • DIgital Drawing
  • Game Production & Pipeline
  • Texturing
  • Character Modeling

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

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Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at Toronto Film School and/or in Canada, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

To apply for the Video Game Animation Associate Diploma you will require:

  • A Secondary School Diploma (Grade 12) from a Canadian province, territory or equivalent.
  • If you are over 18 years old and have not graduated from high school, you must complete a mature student test which can be administered online.  Please discuss with your Admissions Advisor.

Personal Statement

  • We want to hear your thoughts on the gaming industry! Submit a short essay (300–500 words) outlining your personal and career goals in video games. We’ll be looking for your overall understanding of the video game industry and how you envision yourself building a gaming career. 

Graduation Requirements

  • The requirement for graduation is completion of all courses in the chosen program with a 1.7 CGPA in the 4.3 scale or better.  
  • A student is eligible for an associate diploma after successfully completing all graduation requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    10080 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20160 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    10080 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20160 CAD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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