Enrollment Procedure

THE ANIMATION ACADEMY is a vocational training program. We help artists develop professional skills as they apply to animation and related fields.

THE ANIMATION ACADEMY offers DISTANCE LEARNING in CHARACTER DESIGN 1 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 - 8 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.

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

Payment deadline for Semester 23.1 is December 31 2019. 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.

All classes will be closed to new enrollment once the first session is completed.

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 schedule during the semester you are currently enrolled in.

Each semester lasts for six sessions over two months with students renewing every other month when they continue in our program. There are two makeup sessions scheduled at the end of each semester. Students with perfect attendance may come in to the makeup sessions. It is important to attend classes during the semester / time period the student is enrolled in.


No request for a refund will be honored after the second session of the course is completed. All requests for a refund must be accompanied by a written request.

A $100 non-refundable registration fee is included in the class fee for New Students and is deducted in case of a refund. A $75 non-refundable registration fee is deducted for Returning Students. A $50 non-refundable registration fee is deducted for Continuing Students. A $25 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds after the first session has been completed. After the first session is complete 50% of the remaining amount will be refunded. No refunds will be issued after the second session is completed. All refunds are based upon a 6 session format. Allow 30 business days for a refund to be issued.