Profiles of Schools/Colleges in Vermont (VT) 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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Visual art includes everything from animation to painting to photography to visual effects. A typical visual arts degree program offers courses in all areas of art as a foundation with a focus in areas such as print media, cinematic arts, animation/interactive media, intermedia, and photography. This means, successful graduates can expect open doors to a variety of careers. Just a few include animator, designer, museum curator, art historian, textile art therapist, photographer, forensic artist, graphic designer, and many others.

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Vermont is home to more than 5,000 salaried artists and designers and thousands of independent artists. They work at art galleries, production studios, art centers, creative agencies, photography studios, and more. The state’s notable community of photographers can be found working in these areas and many others such as portrait studios, broadcasting, insurance, medical, law, education, public relations, and more.

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Film Schools in Vermont

October 15, 2012
Vermont

From the resorts and small towns of Central Vermont to the vistas of Northern Vermont, The Green Mountain State has been the backdrop for dozens of Hollywood films from classics such as Mr. Deeds Goes to Town (1936) to modern sci-fi films such as Sucker Punch (2011). Other credits include Thank You For Smoking (2005), What Lies Beneath (2000), The Spitfire Grill (1996), and Wolf (1994).

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Drawing Schools in Vermont

October 15, 2012
Vermont

Believe it or not, many artists still prefer a paintbrush or pencils to a keyboard. These individuals often find work as sketch artists, caricature artists, storyboard artists, children’s book illustrators, fashion design sketch artists, cartoonists, and more. They work at publishing companies, legal agencies, newspapers, creative agencies, design firms, and independently.

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Vermont

Digital media artist have a wide variety of careers to choose from, thanks to a diverse skill set and high demand for top talent. Digital media artists are in high demand in the areas of Internet, electronic media design/4D design, education, and more. Just a few popular job titles include web caster, web designer, animator, motion graphics designer, interactive media artist, multimedia artist, and technology instructor.

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Design Schools in Vermont

October 15, 2012
Vermont

With a population of less than 650,000, Vermont is the nation’s 49th largest state. The Green Mountain State may be small, but the art and design scene attracts more than seven million visitors each year. To find out why, head to Burlington where you’ll find University of Vermont's Robert Hull Fleming Museum of Art. Visit Shelburne where you’ll spend hours exploring the galleries, gardens, and historic houses of the Shelburne Museum. Stop by Brattleboro where you’ll find the Museum & Art Center or take a day trip to Middlebury where the magnetic Middlebury College Museum of Art attracts thousands of visitors each year.

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