Animation Accelerate - From concept to completion, elevate your 3D animation skills  

Are you ready to take your 3D animation skills to new heights? The NextGen Creative Skills Hub and The Creative Academy Hub at Capital City College Group have united their expertise to bring you an intensive animation training programme designed to prepare participants for successful employment in the industry!

Discover the perfect opportunity for ambitious animators

If you possess some prior experience, software skills, and a solid understanding of animation, this programme is tailor-made for you. Our comprehensive two-month training program will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and connections you need to thrive in the dynamic animation industry.

This second programme is focusing on 3D Animation created using Blender and is supported by the multi-award winning Blue Zoo Animation Studio! To aid accessibility the programme is delivered as a hybrid of remote sessions and in-person workshops. These will be scheduled in lunchtimes and the evenings so can be fitted around other commitments if needed. The time commitment is roughly 10 hours per week, this includes 2-4 hours of guided learning, with the rest of the time learning independently and working on the employer brief.

This programme is offered in collaboration with the NextGen Creative Skills Hub and The Creative Academy Hub at Capital City College Group.

Check out the amazing final video created by participants on the first Animation Accelerate programme below! 

Hear from participants on the first Animation Accelerate Programme! 

Unleash your creative potential with guidance from industry specialists

Throughout the programme, you will receive dedicated support from a specialised tutor who will guide you every step of the way, along with feedback and guidance from Blue Zoo artists. Working on the brief from Blue Zoo, you will sharpen your animation skills and construct an impressive portfolio piece that showcases your talents.

To celebrate your journey, we will host a special celebration and networking event. This occasion offers you the opportunity to showcase your work and connect with professionals in the animation industry.

Who can apply?

  • You must be over the age of 19 and live in the Greater London Area
  • Trainees must be able to demonstrate technical animation skills (preferably using Blender) - this programme is for those who have previously created, studied, or self-taught animation
  • You will need an online portfolio that showcases your work
  • Successful applicants must be able to commit to learning for approx. 10 hours per week for the duration of the programme.

If you are just starting your journey in 3D Animation you may want to look at our Introduction to 3D Animation for Beginners course.

How to apply

To apply for the Animation Accelerate programme, please complete our simple application form via the button.

Applications close at midnight on Monday 12th February 2024. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to kickstart your career in the animation industry, apply today!