Gnomon’s Certificate in Entertainment Design & Digital Production is a full-time, three-year program comprised of one year of foundational art and design courses with two years of instruction in digital production. The curriculum is geared toward students who desire careers as digital artists in the film, games, or visual effects industries, but have limited traditional art skills. Students build foundational skills in the first six terms before choosing an area of emphasis for the remainder of the program. All graduates of this program have the same outcomes and placement opportunities regardless of chosen area of emphasis.

  • Three years of full-time study
  • Focus on production skills for film, games, or visual effects
  • Five areas of emphasized study
  • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • International students eligible to apply

Alumni Success Stories

Gnomon strives to place graduates into their dream jobs right out of school. Our 2019 employment rates of 97%* for our 2-Year Certificate in Digital Production program means that Gnomon consistently supplies Hollywood’s studios with the talent they need.

*Percentage reflects the average employment rate of Gnomon’s vocational programs in accordance with national accreditation standards of the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC). Visit our Consumer Disclosures for more information.

"Gnomon was essential to my growth as an artist in the industry. Having a crash course in all aspects of computer art not only made me a better artist but helped grow my mental toolset which better equipped me to work in a professional environment."

Lucas Sparks — Alumnus
Environment Artist at The Workshop Entertainment

"Not only does Gnomon train you with state-of-the-art tools but more importantly, they train you in the art and fundamentals of creating visually stunning imagery. In an industry where the tools and software are constantly changing, I feel like that is the key reason Gnomon rises above all other schools."

Mike Zhang — Alumnus
Lighting TD at Sony Pictures Imageworks