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Why Gnomon

  • Frobes 2023 America's Top Colleges
  • Animation Career Review - #1 VFX School in the Country
  • Gnomon ranked Best Visual Effects School in the US 2022
  • Gnomon ranked top 10 animation schools in the U.S. 2021
  • Gnomon ranked number 1 creative media & entertainment school worldwide 2020
  • 97% Placement Rate*
  • 900+ Industry-Employed Graduates
  • 550 Total Student Body
  • 14 Average Class Size
  • 35,000 Sq Ft Campus

Gnomon has trained thousands of students for careers in the entertainment industry.

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*Percentage reflects the placement rate for Gnomon's Certificate in Digital Production program for the 2023 Annual Report in accordance with the national accreditation standards of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).
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An Education Designed for Your Goals

For over twenty-five years, Gnomon has educated many of the world’s best digital artists. Called “the MIT of visual effects” by Fast Company magazine, Gnomon offers a variety of educational options to help students reach their goals in the entertainment industry, with certificate and degree programs, and over 100 avocational individual courses for portfolio development or professional enrichment.


Gnomon strives to place graduates into their dream jobs right out of school

Gnomon is proud to have alumni working at film, game, and visual effects studios worldwide and has consistently maintained an outstanding record of graduate placement.

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Learn from Industry Professionals

A determining factor in the quality of education at any institution is the faculty. Because the tools and technology used in the film and games industries change so frequently, it’s necessary to learn from working professionals who understand workplace challenges. Gnomon’s instructors are professionals who are well versed in the most up-to-date information, software, hardware, and techniques used in the film, game, television, and advertising fields.

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Located in Hollywood, CA, home to hundreds of film, game and television studios, Gnomon’s campus sits in the heart of the entertainment industry.

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Gnomon’s Admissions Advisors are committed to helping you find the most appropriate educational path to meet your goals. Our Advisors are artists who are trained to provide artistic feedback and suggest the best plan of action based on your individual situation.

Admissions Advisors are available via phone, Skype, Zoom, or on-campus appointments. To schedule a tour and/or appointment, contact Gnomon directly.

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