Enrollment Procedure



THE ANIMATION ACADEMY is a vocational training studio specializing in the development of fundamental artistic skills and character based projects. We help artists build their skills as they apply to the professional standards of animation and related fields through the development of creative content.

THE ANIMATION ACADEMY offers DISTANCE LEARNING in CHARACTER DESIGN 1 and other classes through Skype. Flexible scheduling and one on one instruction. Master Class training. Contact the Academy if you'd like to enroll.

CHARACTER DESIGN 1 - Distance Learning through Skype - 6 weekly sessions - $495

For enrollment inquiries contact us at 818-848-6590.



Once you've decided to enroll in our program call The Animation Academy at 818-848-6590 to discuss placement in class.

Please have samples of your work ready for review prior to enrollment. We recommend having your work online and available for review. You may also email samples of your work if you don't have an online presentation. Contact the Academy in advance to arrange for an email review or if you'd like to make an appointment for an in person review. Drawings from imagination are preferable.

When your enrollment is confirmed and you've been accepted into class we can process your credit card payment by phone or you can mail a check or money order to:

847 N Hollywood Way Suite 204
Burbank, CA 91505


Class fee must be paid in full for confirmation of enrollment. Class size is very limited and is based upon a first come first serve system. Please make sure your fee is paid to ensure your seat in class.

We accept Visa and Mastercard. Please call our office to process your payment at 818-848-6590.

There will be a $35 charge for returned checks.


All reservations are based upon payment of the class fee. To secure your reservation payment must be made prior to the due date. Enrollment is based upon a first paid first booked basis.

No student will be allowed to start class unless the course fee is paid in full.

No class is open to observation.

Students are responsible for their own drawing materials and art supplies.

Credits from the successful completion of our courses may be transferable to other educational institutions. Check with your school administrator.


The Animation Academy does not offer makeup classes. Students are entirely responsible for their class attendance. Arranging for makeups upon request is offered by The Animation Academy as a courtesy. Makeup classes must be scheduled during the semester you are currently enrolled in.

Each semester lasts for six sessions with students renewing as they continue in our program. It is important to attend classes during the semester / time period the student is enrolled in.


Requests for a refund will be honored after the first session of the course is completed and before the second session has commenced.

All requests for a refund must be accompanied by a written request. Email submissions are acceptable.

A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included in the class fee for New Students and is deducted in case of a refund.

A $100 non-refundable registration fee is deducted for Returning Students who’ve come back after 6 months..

A $50 non-refundable registration fee is deducted for Continuing Students and Returning Students coming back in less than 6 months.

A $25 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds.

After the first session is complete and a refund is requested the remaining amount less any registration and processing fess will be pro-rated
based upon a 6 session format. The pro-rated amount will be the remainder of the 5 sessions left in the class.

All refund requests made before the start of the first class will be made in the entirety of the class fee less a $25 processing fee.

Allow 30 business days for a refund to be issued.