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PURSUE YOUR PASSION FOR animation & Visual Effects

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TURN YOUR PASSION FOR ANIMATION + digital art INTO A CAREER

Bachelor's and Associate degree programs in the heart of Downtown Chicago & Online


Whether you have a passion for 2D or 3D animation or design, character modeling, motion graphics, video game design or something in between, Tribeca Flashpoint College will give you everything you’re looking for in an animation school--and much more.

At Tribeca Flashpoint, you can learn to design, texture, light, and render both real and computer generated (CG) assets using industry-standard animation and visual effects software in a project-based environment where you can learn by doing. Plus, you’ll gain access to all that Tribeca Flashpoint has to offer, including our faculty of practicing professionals, an impressive high-tech campus in downtown Chicago, rigorous academics, a competitive tuition, and dynamic and diverse community.

ON QUALITY EDUCATION AT TRIBECA FLASHPOINT

"Tribeca Flashpoint is a wonderful place. It really made me want to go back to school."

Ken Burns,
Emmy Award-Winning Documentarian

ON PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT AT TRIBECA FLASHPOINT

“I really developed not only technically, but also as a storyteller.”

Sam Paakkonen, Class of 2014

ON TRAINING AT TRIBECA FLASHPOINT

“Tribeca Flashpoint is a golden opportunity for students to get training and actually be employable with real skills that they can put to work.”

Michael Uslan,
Executive Producer, The Dark Knight trilogy

ON SKILL BUILDING AT TRIBECA FLASHPOINT

“At Tribeca Flashpoint I learned about myself: my strengths, my skills, how I develop, how I learn.”

Seth Weeks, Class of 2014

ON BUILDING A PROFESSIONAL NETWORK

“Not a day has gone by since graduation that I haven’t utilized the relationships I made at Tribeca Flashpoint College.”

Mike Eisenburg, Alumnus
Partner, Creative Director at Tall Tale Productions

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DISTINCTIVE MODEL OF EDUCATION

Since our founding, Tribeca Flashpoint College has developed a distinctive model of education rooted in deep industry connections, personal and professional mentorship, and a project-based curriculum that has earned us respect as a leader in our field. Our job placement rates and employer endorsements are evidence that the industry agrees.

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Areas of Study

You’ll develop practical and artistic skills to help launch your career in animation.

  • 3D Animation & Design
  • 2D Animation & Design
  • Character Modeling & Rigging
  • Character Compositing
  • Zbrush, Maya, Cinema4D & Houdini
  • Computer-Simulated Motion
  • Computer Generated Graphics
  • Hard Surface Modeling
  • Video Game Design Skills
  • ... and more

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CAMPUS

Tribeca Flashpoint College is a technological oasis in the heart of the Loop, Chicago’s thriving commercial and cultural epicenter, featuring an impressive high-tech campus with learning spaces fit for our future creative leaders.

Tribeca Flashpoint’s campus features a 52-seat screening room and animation labs with up-to-the-minute software, music control rooms, and sound design suites.

FINANCIAL AID AVAILABLE TO THOSE WHO QUALIFY.
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