Want to create animated characters that convey real emotions, mimic life, and evoke empathy? You’re in the right place.

Animation College is the only college in New Zealand to offer degree and diploma level courses specializing in 2D & 3D character animation.

Learn skills to breathe life into characters and tell stories that inspire, influence and entertain. These are the skills that make our graduates unique and in demand locally and internationally across a wide range of mediums and technologies.

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Congratulations to DDM students whose animated short Deity Academy has been accepted into the Animex International Festival of Animation and Computer Graphics. http://animex.tees.ac.uk/default_home.cfm

Posted by Animation College NZ on Thursday, 4 February 2016
 

Were proud to announce our Rotorua Campus Open Day! If you live in the Bay of Plenty region, love art, drawing and...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Tuesday, 2 February 2016
 

Are you passionate about art? Do you live in the Bay of Plenty region? Applications are now open for the Diploma of...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Sunday, 17 January 2016
 

Animation College are giving away a Playstation 4 to our Rotorua based followers! That’s right a 500 GB Playstation 4...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Sunday, 17 January 2016

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Coloured special FX animation from 1st Year DAA student Alina Tysoe

 
Potato - DAA 2D Year Student Film!

Check out this hybrid live action and 2D animation piece from AC Diploma of Applied Animation 2nd year students.

Posted by Animation College NZ on Tuesday, 15 December 2015
 

More amazing student work! Check out this fanatastical custom creature sculpture from 2nd year DAA student Stephanie Carter. Scary harpie!

Posted by Animation College NZ on Monday, 14 December 2015
 

Just a note to all current and future AC students :) Your Studylink applications for 2016 are due by December 16th! If...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Monday, 16 November 2015
 

If you live in the Bay of Plenty region, love digital art, gaming or animation be sure to check out this FREE event!...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Friday, 13 November 2015
 

The Animation College Drawing Club at Arkham City Comics - Auckland for Free Comic Book Day yesterday! #ACDC #FreeComicBookDay

Posted by Animation College NZ on Saturday, 31 October 2015
 

Hey guys, we're excited to announce that we have a special guest speaker for the Rotorua Whanau Evening. Local Digital...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Tuesday, 20 October 2015
 

Here's a nice crisp hi-rez of Rotorua 2D Tutor Akoni Pakinga-Stirling's #InkTober Goku-Maui. Do you live in Rotorua?...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Sunday, 18 October 2015
 

A big thank you to Ivy for organizing a visit from Richard Francis-Moore, who is Head of Animation at Weta Digital. Our...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Monday, 19 October 2015
 

To celebrate #InkTober we have an awesome ink inspired art pack to give away! Simply 'like', share and comment on this...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Sunday, 11 October 2015

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It was a lot of fun on Saturday at 'Drawing in Public' at Auckland Libraries with the #AnimationCollegeDrawingClub (or ACDC)! Here are some photos of the many visitors we had!

Posted by Animation College NZ on Sunday, 30 August 2015
 

Hey Guys! As promised we have a new competition for comic book lovers!!!Design a comic illustrating your modern take...

Posted by Light and Dark Character Competition on Sunday, 9 August 2015
 

Comic Book Month is coming up and our students are hard at work with their comic creations! Stay tuned! #ComicbookMonth

Posted by Animation College NZ on Thursday, 6 August 2015
 

News from the Rotorua Campus Maori Television catches up with AC student Rangimonoa Tahi-Rangihau http://www.maoritelevision.com/news/regional/push-maori-gaming-concepts-be-made-maori

Posted by Animation College NZ on Sunday, 26 July 2015
 

Inside Out Giveaway!To celebrate the release of Disney Pixar Inside Out we're giving away a Bing Bong figure and a...

Posted by Animation College NZ on Tuesday, 21 July 2015
 

More of our favourite shots from today's #TeamQuestChallenge! Orientation Term 3 | Semester 2 kicks off in style!!! Winners to be announced tomorrow!

Posted by Animation College NZ on Sunday, 12 July 2015
 

It was really a pleasure to have Andrew Gordon from Pixar in through the Animation College Auckland Campus yesterday. Andrew's talk kicks off at 3:50pm today at Semi Permanent Auckland.

Posted by Animation College NZ on Thursday, 2 July 2015
 

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