Workflow in 3D Character Animation

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September 9 - 20, 2019
10 days
8 / 10 participants Last Seats
Litomyšl, Czech Republic

1 500 EUR

per participant

3 390 EUR

per participant

Price includes 21% VAT. Does not include: travel and accommodation.


You will gain a thorough understanding of your current workflow and how to improve efficiency and artistic decision making. Due to the intensive, dedicated and personal character of the course setting, you will also earn a solid working experience in collaboration with a hosting supervisor.

On completion of the course you will:

  • further enhance your skills and workflows in any 3D animation project
  • boost your job prospects, expand your knowledge, and meet new colleagues and professionals in the field.
  • receive AUTODESK Maya Certificate if you complete all 3D character animation courses (Intro to 3D character animation, Workflow and Acting in 3D Character animation)

How it works

Participants will animate exercises that simulate an animation style development of a CG character with the most appropriate style of motion and performance.

The first week is dedicated to the analysis of participants reels which designates specific exercises to address most evident animator’s weaknesses in order to improve his or her skills and workflow.

The second week is dedicated to animating samples to learn to search for a specific style of action and the character’s performance accordingly.

Lesson plan

  • Animation Reel Evaluation
  • Animation Principles and Exercises
  • Hand-Keyed Workflow
  • Layered Workflow
  • Crowd Workflow
  • Creature Workflow
  • Mocap Workflow
  • TV Show Workflow
  • Feature Film Workflow

At a glance

  • Theory: 20 hours
  • Exercises: 60 hours
  • Final project evaluation/assessment: 30 minutes


Who is it for

Beginners with a working knowledge of Maya for Animators and Intermediate 3D Character Animators seeking to boost their acting skills.

Where will this get me?

All participants will get well-respected qualification within the industry, demonstrating you’ve studied an industry-based course and have the practical, hands-on skills studios are looking for.

Our students go on to work in many areas of the industry. See some of their success stories.

You can consider junior level opportunities as 3D character animator on completion of the course.



  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Maya with particular focus on animation tools
  • Prior experience animating CG characters (minimum 1 year)
  • Openness to learning new approaches and topics
  • Communication skills in English

Selection criteria

  • Portfolio 3D character animation works
  • Working knowledge of Autodesk Maya
  • Motivational letter – Emphasis on career motivation and vision


CAD Studio

Providing ANOMALIA with the Autodesk Maya animation software training, CAD Studio is the top Autodesk partner in the Czech and Slovak markets.



Selection process


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Invitation & Billing

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