Empowering the next generation of CG artists
Since 2005, Think Tank has been offering an unmatched learning experience that emphasizes collaboration and feedback with professional supervisors and mentors from across the VFX, Animation, Game Art, and CG world. Consistently ranked as one of the top schools worldwide, Think Tank's Online, Campus, and Hybrid programs offer artists a specialized and hands-on education that primes them for an exciting career in the Film, TV, and Games. Go directly from school to studio with the latest software, professional mentorship, job readiness training, and an industry-ready demo reel. Most artists who want to get into the CG industry rarely know what job position or discipline they want to end up in. Think Tank believes in supporting your journey to discover your true passion and unique point of view. Work with Advisors, Instructors, and Personal Mentors who are themselves experienced in CG to establish exactly the type of work you want to do. Once your specialization is determined, you’ll develop an industry-ready portfolio alongside your mentor that is catered towards a particular career, and ofter, a specific studio. This means that when you’re looking for that first job, your work will already be elevated above the average generalist. Up for the challenge? Think Tank is here to help you take the next step.
Industries: 3D Animation Visual Effects Game Design & Development Concept Art & Illustration 3D Motion Graphics Immersive Media
Software: Mari Marmoset Marvelous Designer Maya Mudbox Nuke Photoshop Substance Designer Substance Painter Unreal Engine ZBrush
Think Tank’s Programs come in three modes of delivery: Online / Campus / Hybrid.
There are three intakes a year for all programs: February / June / October.
CG Asset Creation for Film or Games
64 Weeks / No Experience Required Our signature online program. Designed for those with no previous experience looking to launch their career.
16 Weeks / No Experience Required Learn the foundations before committing to a future in the creative industry.
CG Asset Portfolio Pre-Production & Production
48 Weeks / Foundational Skills Required For artists with foundational skills looking to sharpen their expertise and land their first gig.
CG Asset Portfolio Production
16 Weeks / Very Advanced Skills Required Perfect for CG artists with advanced skills needing to polish their portfolio get to the next level.
3D Animation, Visual Effects & Game Art
64 Weeks / No Experience Required Our signature campus program. Designed for those with no previous experience looking to launch their career.
3D Portfolio Pre-Production & Production
32 Weeks / Advanced Skills Required For artists with foundational skills looking to sharpen their expertise and land their first gig in game or film.
3D Portfolio Production
16 Weeks / Very Advanced Skills required Perfect for creatives with advanced skills needing to polish their portfolio get to the next level.
CG + 3D Asset Creation for Film or Games
48 Weeks Online + 16 Weeks on Campus / No Experience Required The best of both worlds. Designed for those with no previous experience looking to launch their career.
CG +3D Portfolio Pre-Production & Production
32 Weeks Online + 16 Weeks on Campus / Foundational Skills Required The ideal remote/in person program for advanced artists looking to hone their reel and land their first gig.Learn More
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Global School Rankings 2022
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Global School Rankings 2020
Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2020.
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