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Pixel Blue College

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Possible funding to those who qualify*

  • Alberta Student Aid Program
  • Second Career
  • Loans
  • Grants
  • Bursaries
  • Scholarships

Programs

Programs offered at each campus may vary, so be sure to check other campus offerings for the course you are most interested in.

Creative Arts, Interactive, Sound Programs

  • Through the use of innovative teaching practices, custom designed labs, and the use of real-world projects, Graphic Design students will be guided through the intricacies of creating portfolio projects that will enable them to find a suitable career path in the new media industry. By keeping a close eye on the industry and feedback from industry related companies and professionals, the Graphic Design curriculum is constantly evolving to allow students to enter the workforce running.

    Graduates can step comfortably into any creative department while setting a career path for future growth. Student work is evaluated and critiqued until it meets or exceeds the instructor’s expected level of excellence. Students will have the opportunity to develop the specific technical areas suited to their interests.

    Some possible career options after the course are Graphic Designer, Web Designer, New Media Specialist, Multimedia Producer, Print Production Artist, Production Artist, Advertising Director, Marketing Director.

  • 3D studies the techniques and tools for producing the next generation of 3D Animation & Visual Effects. 3D Animation builds on the foundations of high-end modeling, texturing, animation, virtual reality, and advanced motion graphics through the exploration of content creation, manipulation, and visual effects. Pixel Blue College's 3D program prepares students for various opportunities in the 3D Animation & Visual Effects industry. Students will be able to find work in architectural engineering, 3D gaming, broadcast, film, television, virtual reality, and many other industries that have a 3D application.

    This field is continuing to expand and now includes many other industries and therefore offers great growth opportunities for graduates with 3D Animation & Visual Effects skills. Using the latest software and hardware tools is just one of the ways Pixel Blue College is changing the face of education. This program offers an unprecedented amount of available lab time enabling students to create better demo reels and perfect their 3D skills.

    Some possible career options after the course are 3D Animator, Video Game Modeler, Video Game Designer, Film Production, Television Production, Special Effects Artist, Character Designer, Production Artist, Multimedia Developer, Game Environment Artist, Visual Effects Designer, Motion Designer, Architectural Designer, Landscape Architecture, and Visual Design Consultant.

  • By immersing themselves into a completely practical learning environment, students will be able to integrate themselves into an animation studio upon graduation, or will have the means to start their own studio and bring their own stories and ideas to life. This program develops industry-ready designers, who are capable of using the latest software and hardware in all production mediums. Students are trained in Adobe®, MoHo and Apple software to learn the fundamentals 2D character animation. This intensive course will cover the popular programs used by today’s studios, and will deal heavily with the raw fundamentals of animation. Daily exercises that utilize the twelve principles of animation will strengthen students’ understanding of the physics and timing involved in creating professional characters and scenes. Graduates can step comfortably into any creative department while setting a career path for future growth. Student work is evaluated and critiqued until it meets or exceeds the instructor’s expected level of excellence. Students will have the opportunity to develop the specific technical areas suited to their interests. Some possible career options after the course are Lead Animator, Character Designer, Illustrator, Art Director, Concept Artist, Background Artist, Flash Designer, Storyboard Artist Comic Book Artist.
  • Pixel Blue College's Digital Audio Production Program is designed to educate students in modern audio production techniques. Students will learn the fundamentals of audio theory and then quickly proceed to hands-on interaction with the hardware and software tools commonly used in the industry.

    Students must display exceptional work ethic and be passionate in their commitment to learning. An intensive classroom environment is created with emphasis on Real World Education. While musical expertise is an asset, it is not essential for the student to be accepted into the program. No prior knowledge is assumed.

    Some possible career options after the course are Music Producer, Audio Engineer, Music Editor, Sound Technician, Sound Designer, Digital Audio Editor.

Technology, Networking Programs

Pixel Blue College

Founded in 1999

We offer full-time immersion-style digital arts and media programs with instructors who are industry trained who are able to offer our students the best education possible. With small class sizes, 24-hour access and dedicated equipment, students get the most personalized attention.


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