VanArts was founded in 1995 with Academy-Award winning animator/director Lee Mishkin as its founding program director. By developing a well-rounded curriculum of visual, media and performing arts, VanArts has created an educational environment that encourages collaboration between its programs of study. With a faculty and advisory board that draws directly from the relevant industries, VanArts provides its students with the foundation and mentorship necessary to launch a career.
Recognizing the industry’s need for a skilled and specialized workforce, VanArts offers a variety of highly focused diploma programs designed to prepare students for work in specific areas of the media arts including:
- Visual Effects Production
- Game Asset Design
- Character Animation
- Digital Photography
- Acting for Film & Television,
- Web Development