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2D Animation & Digital Art

2016 News! We are proud to announce that Centre for Arts and Technology has now partnered with Langara College, Continuing Studies to offer our Animation for Game, Film & Visual Effects Program at Langara's downtown Vancouver campus in 2017! Read our press release for more information. 

Centre for Arts and Technology also has an articulation agreement with the University of Gloucestershire in England. Read our blog for an interview with University of Gloucestershire instructor Don Parker.


Are you an animation fanatic? The kind of person who hates waking up to an alarm clock for school but can always jump out of bed for Saturday morning cartoons? Does “taking notes” in class mean constantly doodling and day-dreaming about far-away fantasy worlds and colourful characters? If so, 2D Animation & Digital Art is the program for you!

You could step into one of these exciting and rewarding careers:

  • Digital Animator2D Animation Training Kelowna
  • Character Designer
  • Storyboard Revisionist
  • Layout Artist
  • Background Artist
  • Illustrator

2D Animation Training College Kelowna

Animated characters are no longer seen only in Saturday morning cartoons or on the big screen—they’ve worked their way into online games, apps, TV commercials…pretty much everywhere you look! Though media may be ever-changing, our connection with animated characters will always remain. And the way in which those characters are brought to life today remains true to the early days of classical animation…So! Are you ready to take your place at the drawing board?!

You will break into the job market with a professional portfolio and demo reel, showcasing your talent and your style to potential employers. A solid grasp of 2D Animation remains one of the key foundational skills many studios look for in hiring animators. 

Graduates of this program can be found working on some amazing projects, including:

Rick and Morty • Rocket Monkeys • Camp Lakebottom • Teen Titans GO

When our instructors aren't in-class with students, they can be found working in the animation industry for animation studios such as:

Atomic Cartoons • Yeti Farm Creative • Disney Interactive • Mercury Filmworks

This accelerated program will give you the skills and training you need to dive into the animation industry, including: character design—layout and production—Digital Painting—Life Drawing—Cell Animation—Design for Online and Mobile Games—and more!


“Everyone and everything you connect with at Centre for Arts and Technology is your best resource to ensure that you make the most out of your passion and talent.”

–     Devin James Watterston

Locations Offered


Suite 100 – 1632 Dickson Ave.
Kelowna, BC V1Y 7T2
(866) 860-2787


10060 King George Hwy.
Surrey, BC V3T 2W4
(866) 860-2787