Application Form

How to Apply

Step 1: Prepare Your Portfolio

The following pieces must be included in the portfolio:

  • 1 x Comic strip (6 panels) showing how to apply to study at The Animation School (download the template)
  • 6 – 12 Additional artwork pieces which you have personally produced in the past 3 years made up of any medium; illustrations, paintings, graphic design, portrait drawing, figure drawing, sculptures, digital artwork, animations or any other medium the applicant believes will motivate his/her application

Step 2: Compile Your Portfolio

Compile a single PDF document that includes the following:

  • Scanned or photographed artwork
  • Comic strip
  • Links to any short films or animations created by the applicant can be added to the portfolio but this is not a requirement.

Step 3: Write a Motivation

Write a one-page (A4) motivation that addresses the following question:

  • Why do you want to study at The Animation School?

Step 4: Complete the Online Application

  • Once you have compiled your portfolio start completing the online form. You can save the form for later use.
  • Complete all personal details in the online application form
  • Upload the motivation letter
  • Upload the portfolio
  • Upload national senior certificate/ statement of results/ other qualification
  • ID photo