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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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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TAS welcomes animation director Florent De La Taille


The Animation School presents the 3rd Master Class series in 2014 with animation director Florent

Big Game cracks 100 000 views in under two days


2013 is quickly rolling to a close, and that means many things. On one hand,

Why Us

15Years Experience in Animation Education

29Top Awards Won by 2014

1.8Million Views on YouTube


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

“There is no passion to be found playing small – in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.”
– Nelson Mandela

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