Master of Animation & VisualisationUTS Animal Logic Academy is a world class digital-production education centre that offers an 1-year accelerated, industry-led Master of Animation and Visualisation, a 3 month Graduate Certificate as well as postgraduate research opportunities. Graduates have gone on to work at studios such as Luma Pictures, Flying Bark, Method Studios, Mill Film, MPC, Double Negative, Animal Logic and many others. Find out more
Register for our free online information session
Join us at our upcoming online information session “Master your career in Animation and Visualisation – Graduates in demand” on Thursday 12 November @ 5:00pm, and find out where a career in animation and visualisation can take you.
Applications for the Master of Animation and Visualisation 2023 are now open!
Domestic Students – Register an account with UTS and submit an online application with UTS Online Application
International Students – Register an account with UTS and submit an online application with UTS International
About the Animal Logic Academy
Established in 2017, the Academy is a custom built VFX studio and teaching facility at the UTS campus in Sydney Australia. Mentored by industry experts, masters students are immersed in a full time studio environment, using a combination of established film VFX processes as well as pioneering use of new tools from the real-time industry.
The Academy also offers practice-based PhD research opportunities, current research projects have already won awards at industry festivals, covering areas as diverse as hybrid CG/motion-control film-making, digital archiving techniques, and real-time music visualisation.
Graduates have gone on to work for Method Studios, Flying Bark, Animal Logic, Mill Film and many others. The student work has been recognised with awards from The Rookies, Autodesk Shotgun and the AEAF.
Graduate Success Stories
Production Coordinator at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Singapore & Sydney
“The experience I had in the studio environment at the Academy with regular review sessions, working with fantastic supervisors, and collaborating with talented artists is a true mirror of industry.”
Head of Concepts – Media Platform at Yahoo, Sydney & Los Angeles
“Some of the key differences from this degree and the last degree I’ve done is that it was much, much more hands on.”
Lead Technical Director at Animal Logic, Sydney
“With the help of close mentors and industry professionals, I was able to leave the Academy and walk into my first job feeling confident that I was ready and knew what I was doing.”
Model & Texture Artist at Framestore, Melbourne
“What I loved about the Academy was working collaboratively on creative projects like the short film, but also on emerging visualisation technology projects.”
Lookdev TD at Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), Sydney
“If you want a way into the industry, if you want to make genuine connections with your peers and your mentors, this course is excellent for that.”
Technical Animator / Character Effects Artist at ICON Creative Studio, Vancouver
“My time at the Academy helped me to reinforce the skills I had previously learned, but the most important thing that helped me was how the Academy is run to simulate an actual studio environment.”
How to Apply
For further information about the Master of Animation and Visualisation and Graduate Certificate, including information about how to apply, eligibility criteria, and fees for domestic and international students, please visit UTS Future Students course page.
Join our staff for a one on one consultation
Book a 15 minute live video chat with one of our staff to get your questions answered about studying at the
UTS Animal Logic Academy.
To best assist you with answering your questions, when booking a session please make sure to let us know which specialisation you would like to focus your studies on.
To help guide you, in 2023 the Academy is looking for applicants who want to specialise in the following areas:
Art/Design and Story, Pre-vis, Modelling, Surfacing, Rigging, Layout, Animation, Visual Effects, Lighting, Compositing, Technical Direction and/or Production Management.