Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Maine (ME) Offering Animation, Design, Gaming, and Media Related Programs

Our 2014 rankings of the top programs on the East Coast for game design and development.

We define the East Coast as Virginia, Rhode Island, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. 

For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

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Our 2014 rankings of the top animation school programs on the East Coast. We define the East Coast as Virginia, Rhode Island, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Delaware, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. 

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Our 2014 list of the Top 100 Animation School Programs in the US. For an explanation of ranking criteria, click here.

11. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California 
When the Los Angeles Conservatory of Music and the Chouinard Art Institute merged in 1961 with the help of none other than Walt and Roy Disney, it became one of the most coveted artist’s communities on the west coast. Dubbed California Institute of Arts (better known as CalArts), the school quickly climbed the ranks to become one of the top ten schools for aspiring animators and America’s top college for students in the arts.

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We started publishing regional and national lists in 2012 in response to myriad emails from aspiring animators and game designers asking us what the best schools were in the US, a given State, or in a particular area of the country.

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List of Maine schools with animation degree programs

Below is a Maine school that offers animation degree programs:

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List of Maine schools with graphic design degree programs

Below is a list of Maine schools that offer graphic design programs:

Boston University Center for Digital Imaging Arts, Waltham
Programs available: 3D Animation, Digital Filmmaking, Graphic and Web Design, Photography

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List of articles profiling Maine schools with animation, design, and gaming prog

At Animation Career Review we have profiled colleges across the US that offer animation, design and game related programs. Below is a list of profiles of Maine colleges:

Maine College of Art

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Northeastern U.S. Region

More and more students flock to animation degree and certification programs in hopes of landing their dream job. While entertainment remains high on the list, a slew of industries require the insight and skillset of animators with many more applications on the horizon.  That’s why it’s imperative to find the right animation program for your career goals, whether they be in arts and entertainment or research and development.

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How to become a mobile app developer in Maine

The state of Maine features a commercial economy loaded with opportunities for high tech professionals in the field of mobile application design.  Apps are used for scanning interactive maps, operating compasses, finding local real estate listings, obtaining travel info and countless other purposes.  There's even an app that fills your screen with virtual wood you can knock on for good luck.  Many Maine residents are currently pursuing careers as app developers.

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Commercial graphics is probably the most sensible career option in the field of visual arts.  Many graphic artists in Maine, especially illustrators, successfully pursue employment in this creative, high tech field.  Much of today's professional illustration work is done through the internet.  Nevertheless, numerous local businesses still need talented, on-site illustration professionals.

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