2D Animation Certificate (Rubika)
Learn the art of animation from the best in the world. Rubika is now at ADMI.
Rubika, the top-ranked animation, game, and industrial design school is now at ADMI. The Rubika 2D Animation Certificate will give you the skills you need to fill the growing global demand for skilled animators.
You will learn the history and fundamentals of great animation.
You will be equipped to create great characters, tell good stories, and develop engaging environments.
You will be taught the artistic fundamentals and technical techniques that you can use to bring your imagination to life using the tools used by the worlds’ best animators including Toonboom and Unity.
Rubika students have gone on to work at Disney, Pixar, and Dreamworks among many top animation production houses.
COURSE DURATION: 9 months
CREDITS: 2D Animation Certificate
- History of Cinema, Animation and Comics
- Animation Industry
- Drawing Fundamentals
- Intro to Photoshop
- Intro to ToonBoom Harmony
- Anatomy Drawing
- Perspective Drawing
- Colour Theory
- Character Design
- Environment Design
- Animation Core
- Career Launchpad Lite
- Animation for film
- Animation for Ad Agencies
Upon successful completion of the programme, you will be able to design and animate 2D characters and environments
At ADMI we believe in equipping you with industry-relevant skills right from the start. We understand that you might be required to work on different platforms so we have invested in the two most common platforms i.e Mac and Windows.
To guarantee quality we have invested in top of the range facilities including:
- Computer labs with Macs and PCs
- 1:1 computer ratio
- Industry standard software like Adobe, Protools, Unity, & Toonboom.
- Wacom tablets
All computers are installed with the necessary industry standard software. Due to the limited spaces, we encourage you to apply early as we can only guarantee a space for those that have fully enrolled.
With the Rubika 2D Animation Certificate, you will have the fundamental skills you require to develop and work in a variety of industries including film, gaming, advertising, and publishing. You could also start your own animation company to produce animation films for the local & international market. You could also develop your skills to work for big production houses like Disney and Pixar.
Creative & Art Director
Illustrator / Cartoonist
Mobile App Developer
Motion Graphics Designer
Visual Effects Artist
Successful applicants should demonstrate a capacity to draw and a will to animate. Applicants will also be required to pass an entrance exam.
KCSE Mean Grade of D plain
Equivalent qualifications in related fields as determined by Kenya National Qualifications Authority (KNQA)
Basic computer proficiency is required. Attach certificates to your application.
Each course has its own specific requirements. Please enquire from the administration what requirements apply to the course of your choice.
Shadrack is a specialist in visual communication through animated and illustrated media certified by Toonboom Animation Inc. He has worked with several local advertising agencies and business owners both locally and globally as a freelance animation consultant on campaigns to launch products and introduce their brands to consumers.
From the Oilybia Accel Lubricants campaign to Safaricom’s Ready business ad, he’s built a clientele with both local and global market players. He’s passionate about the arts which moved him to share his animation knowledge with others.
Since June 2016, Shadrack has also been teaching Fundamentals of Drawing and Digital Illustration at ADMI. Currently, he is a core lecturer for the RUBIKA 2D Animation program. He holds a Diploma in Digital Media and Animation.
Manal is a freelance Illustrator/Animator and part of the Adjunct Faculty in ADMI. She has graduated with a degree in Animation from the University of the West of England. Her specialty lies in Visual Development and she’s worked on a variety of projects including Children’s illustrated books, 2D Short Films, and Games.