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Visual Effects & Animation Game Art & Design

The HCG School of Digital Arts at Shepherd University is located in Los Angeles, right next to Hollywood, where the global industries of filmmaking and digital content are concentrated. Universal Studios, Disney Interactive, DreamWorks, Paramount, Sony Pictures, Blizzard and countless more are located here. It’s a perfect atmosphere for an education based on the latest technology and practical work experience. Read more

Visual Effects & Animation
Game Art & Design

Learn From Working Professionals

Our professors have worked with DreamWorks, Disney Interactive, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Twentieth Century Fox, Nickelodeon Animation Studios, and Warner Brothers on many projects including Transformers 3, Star Wars Episode 1(3D), Kung Fu Panda, 2012, X-Men: First Class, Fantastic 4, Shrek, Wanted, Matrix, Need For Speed, Final Fantasy, and many more.

Learn From
Working Professionals

High Tech Facilities & Equipment

Shepherd University provides a modern educational environment with high tech facilities including VFX & animation lab, game art & design lab, computer labs, recording studio, cinematic studio, production studio, group study rooms, project rooms, 350 seat auditorium, and high tech equipment. Read more

High Tech Facilities
& Equipment

High Quality Portfolio Production

The "reel" or personal portfolio is part of the resume in VFX & Animation, Game Art & Design. HCG School of Digital Arts strengthens the students’ job opportunities by supporting them in producing a high quality portfolio that reflects their personal ability.

High Quality
Portfolio Production

Project Oriented Education

Our lectures are concentrated towards actual work to produce graduates with competitive skills. To educate talented people and get them ready to work immediately after graduation, we offer a project oriented education that offers exciting opportunities for top students. Students can increase practical, cutting edge skills through such a practical curriculum.

Project Oriented

It’s Oculus Rift gaming content.

This project is a presentation from the School of Digital Arts at Shepherd University. It’s Oculus Rift gaming content. Playable with different characters and stylish environments. We’ll be doing live demos on the exhibit floor so make sure to come by! Read more

SoCal Maker Con 2015