About Us

Situated in Cape Town and Johannesburg, The Animation School offers a three-year full time Animation Diploma. Since its launch in 2000, the school has established itself as the leading specialist animation training institution in South Africa. Its students consistently win top honors at various award ceremonies and its graduates have been employed by leading studios.

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The Animation School

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Next Class 1 March 2016
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Top Award Winners

Students and graduates of the The Animation School have won numerous prestigious local and international awards validating the quality of animation training offered by the school. Our numerous accolades include Vuka Awards, NTVA Stone Awards, Gold World Medals at The New York Festivals 2011 and an Emmy.

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NFVF Calls for Film and TV Students to apply for its National Bursary Scheme


In order to stimulate and advance skills development, meet the current needs of industry, and

The Animation School has once again proved that we have the WINNING spirit!


CONGRATULATIONS GRADUATES! The New York Festivals 2015 announced from the Gala Show in Las Vegas

Why Us

16Years of Animation Education Experience

40+Top Awards Won by Students

TOP100 International Animation Schools


“Thank you to The Animation School for doing a good job with my animation education” Emmy Award Winning Graduate, Conrad Murrey

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