About Us

The Faculty of Animation, Arts and Design (FAAD) is Canada’s largest art school. Internationally recognized for our outstanding Animation program, we offer you a solid education across the creative spectrum. At FAAD, we train performers, animators, filmmakers, designers and artists like you to realize your full potential. You come here for the challenge of being different — and to make a difference — through your creative explorations.

Our renowned faculty members come from industry which means you receive a professionally relevant education that also makes you highly employable in your field. FAAD also gives you the chance to learn the latest technologies and offers opportunities to collaborate with students from other disciplines and faculties for a balanced education.

The arts and design programs in our faculty are considered to be substantially equivalent according to the standards of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design. Animation Career Review released their top 100 international Animation school rankings with Sheridan in third place worldwide. The review said of Sheridan “This is one of the most respected schools in the world by students and other schools alike.”

As a FAAD graduate, you leave with a rare combination of artistic talent, professionalism, and technical sophistication. You’ll be poised for success — and prepared to make your creativity a force for change. Click here to explore our programs.

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