Schools

Certified Schools

Schools that have a strong focus on Houdini and have proven themselves by graduating quality Houdini talent into the industry are eligible to join the Houdini Certified School Program. Listed here are several schools that have a strong commitment to developing Houdini skills.

FX Animation | Barcelona 3D School
BARCELONA | SPAIN

FX Animation Barcelona 3D School is one of Europe's top schools offering programs that will to specialize in some of today's fasted growing professional sectors such as VFX, 3D Character Animation, and Video Games.

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Bournemouth University | NCAA
BOURNEMOUTH | ENGLAND

The UK's National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) was established in 1989. Among the suite of course offered, is a one year full-time Masters programme in Digital Effects using Houdini, Mantra and Nuke.

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Brigham Young University
UTAH | USA

Brigham Young University offers a BFA in Animation and a BS Animation Emphasis degree in Computer Science. Each year, the senior class creates a five minute animated short in a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary environment.

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Lost Boys School of VFX
VANCOUVER | BC | CANADA

Lost Boys in Vancouver offers an intensive 12 month Effects Technical Director (FX TD) Program that is career-centric, project-based and guided by industry demand, which focuses on creating FX artist skilled in Houdini, Mantra and the craft of effects production.

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Savannah College of Art and Design
SAVANNAH | GEORGIA | USA

SCAD is the only university in North American that offers B.F.A., M.A. and M.F.A. degrees specifically in visual effects. SCAD offers students access to high-end, industry-standard tools such as Houdini as part of a complete digital production facility environment.

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New Certified Schools

SideFX has announced ten new certified schools. We welcome them to the community and look forward to learning more about each of their programs. Watch for new profiles on this page or visit the following links: