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VanArts - Vancouver Institute of Media Arts
About VanArts - Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

VanArts was founded in 1995 with Academy-Award winning animator/director Lee Mishkin as its program director. VanArts is fully accredited by the Private Career Training Institutions Agency of British Columbia. With media arts training increasing in popularity, what makes VanArts so unique?

  • Specialized "media arts school” as opposed to a "department” within a larger institution.
  • Personal workstations and small class sizes allow for more freedom and interaction with students and staff. Student to instructor ratio is 10:1.
  • Focused learning environment with a family-like atmosphere.
  • Developed and approved curriculum by current industry professionals.
  • Strong foundation in classical principles applied to modern technology.

VanArts - Vancouver Institute of Media Arts:
837 Beatty Street, Vancouver, V6B 2M6

Programs Offered at VanArts - Vancouver Institute of Media Arts:

VanArts - Vancouver Institute of Media Arts Advantages:

Our Programs
VanArts offers 1 and 2-year diploma and 6-month certificate programs designed to prepare students for entry-level work in the vast animation and related film and gaming industries.

Our History
VanArts has been offering its animation courses since 1996. The founding Director of the Classical Animation program was the late Lee Mishkin. Lee was an Academy-Award winning animator with over 50 years of industry experience.

Did You Know?
We are a specialized "media arts school" and not a "department" within a larger institution. Other schools may have a wider variety of subjects to choose from, but we are much more focused on all things related to 2D and 3D Animation, Gaming and Visual Effects. As result, you get a real-world training experience.

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