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Learn 3D Computer Animation | No Experience Necessary!

mechanized fly - artwork created by VVC Student
Mechanized Fly,
Image Credit: VVC Student

Like to play VIDEO GAMES? Enjoy MOVIE SPECIAL F/X? Are you the CREATIVE type that's looking for a great way to unleash your imagination? Have we got something FUN for you!

Each semester, Victor Valley College offers a great selection of 'start from scratch' classes designed to teach YOU the basics of creating 3D Computer Animation. And get this...our beginning courses require absolutely NO prior experience!

Introductory classes are offered through both the college's Computer Integrated Design & Graphics (CIDG) and Media Arts (MERT) Departments.  Below you'll find a list of the classes that we're offering for the Summer 2017 semester. You're eligible for ANY of them...just choose the one that best fits your schedule! Classes fill up quickly, so please REGISTER EARLY to ensure that you don't get left out! It's going to be a blast! We look forward to seeing you soon!


Summer 2017 (classes start June 19th, 2017)

Course Name Section # Meeting Times Instructor
CIDG 160 3ds Max Fundamentals 61191 M - TH 9:00AM - 11:30AM Steve Nelle
**MERT 53 Advanced Animation/Demo Reels
(This course has prerequisites,
see below)
63522 M & W 5:30PM - 10:10PM Jeff Stalians
MERT 56 Photoshop for Animators 61171 T & TH 4:30PM - 9:30PM Michael Clark


**MERT 53 - Prerequisites (Take one (1) of the following:

  • MERT 50 - Principles of Animation in Maya
  • CIDG 160 - 3DS Max Fundamentals (available above)


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Last Updated 5/5/17