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CHOOSE FROM ANIMATION, COMPOSITING, DIGITAL MODELING, AND MORE.
Bring characters, creatures and environments to life using the latest industry tools and techniques. Explore acting, lighting and directing through the medium of animation. Collaborate with writers and actors to deliver fluid, expressive performances.
Gain skills to marry live-action footage with digitally developed effects, green-screened actors and computer-generated characters in the compositing concentration. Work on sets to ensure the right footage is captured. Learn digital lighting, match-moving, and previsualization.
Create realistic surfaces and environments for film, video games and more. Use industry-standard sculpting software and polygonal modeling tools to render plant life, metallic surfaces, mechanical objects and organic creatures.
Learn node-based compositing tools, the art of digital lighting, rendering in 3D, high end dynamic simulations, motion capture, match-moving, previsualization, and creating render passes to manipulate the imagery created by other talented artists.
SUCCESSFUL ALUMNI NETWORK
For over six decades, Columbia College Hollywood has provided students with an abundance of employment partners and a strong alumni and mentoring network will connect you first-hand with the craft and business of the entertainment industry. Here are just a few of the films and television shows our alumni have worked on.
THE AVENGERS THE HUNGER GAMES LA LA LAND JOHN WICK AVATAR SPIDER-MAN 3 NCIS LOS ANGELES MULAN CRIMINAL MINDS TITANIC LOST THE VOICE ROGUE ONE: CHICAGO FIRE JURASSIC WORLD EMPIRE ROBIN HOOD A STAR WARS STORY SURVIVOR SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE MALEFICENT INSURGENT BONES CSI MIAMI THE HANGOVER I, II, III HOW TO BE SINGLE UNDER SIEGE ROCKY V SPARKLE JUPITER ASCENDING TWILIGHT: ECLIPSE TRANSFORMERS 3 ALLEGIANT INSURGENT R.I.P.D. RED THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE THE SHALLOWS RUN ALL NIGHT NON-STOP UNKNOWN ORPHAN THE JUDGE THE FACTORY EMPIRE WHITEOUT THE BRAVE ONE JURASSIC PARK III FURY KILLER SIBLINGS THE BACHELOR RIVERDALE GOTHAM CODE OF HONOR HALLOWEEN: RESERRECTION NEW GIRL LITTLE MERMAID: ARIEL’S BEGINNING GOTHAM HAWAII FIVE-O CHAU BEYOND THE LINES ST LOUIS SUPERMAN MILLION DOLLAR LISTING THE OSCARS MAD MEN DARK BLUE BROOKLYN NINE-NINE MASTERS OF SEX NIP/TUCK THE GAME UNDERWORLD: RISE OF THE LYCANS SNOW WHITE AND THE HUNTSMAN DISTRICT 9 JURASSIC PARK III GHOSTBUSTERS (2016) IRON MAN 3 DUE DATE GONE BABY GONE
Columbia College Hollywood is an accredited, private, nonprofit liberal arts college focused on film, television, new media, and digital arts. You’ll study what you love and gain real world experience in our student-centered facility under the guidance of an accomplished, award-winning faculty of professionals who share your passion.
One of the keys to our student’s success is working with our vast alumni network in all areas of the industry – on hit television shows, blockbuster films, and on special effects animated films. Our students can use these credits on their resumes as they network both in and out of the CCH alumni network through our Career Development Office.
2020 ACADEMY AWARD NOMINEE
2017 alumna Cheyenne Tan co-produced, “St. Louis Superman” which has been nominated for the 92nd Academy Awards in the Documentary Short Subject category.
With our dynamic online, remote, and on site classes, our working industry insider instructors are evolving your film and digital media arts education right along with film industry trends. No one will prepare you better for the changing face of the entertainment and creative industries.