At iACADEMY's School of Design, students are exposed to an environment that nurtures their creativity through immersive learning and access to state-of-the-art facilities. As an official Wacom Authorized Training Partners, iACADEMY provides students with the latest technologies that are being used in the industry. Our instructors are respected practitioners who can teach students not just the basics of their career path, but the ins and outs of the industry as well. Armed with both theoretical knowledge and real-world experiences, iACADEMY produces graduates that aren't just "workers"; they're trained to be trailblazers who will shape the future of their chosen fields. In fact, iACADEMY's partnership with the Animation Council of the Philippines (ACPI) provides an important venue for students to showcase their skill in the field of animation.
The Animation Program of iACADEMY develops the students’ traditional artistic skills to competency standards, as well as, cultivates digital mastery in the animation arts to meet the demands of the industry. The program not only focuses on drawing cartoons, but on having the digital skills to create the illusion of life in both 2-D and 3-D production. As an adjunct to the program, students are also instructed in the multimedia disciplines such as digital illustration, motion graphics, and audio and video production. Graduates of the program are in animation studios, 2-D and 3-D production houses, post-production houses, and graphic design studios.
- Weena Espardinez
Multimedia is one of the most exciting career paths today. With the creative industries demonstrating consistent growth, artists and designers have a bright future in this age of information and entertainment. The Bachelor of Arts in Multimedia Arts and Design takes a strategic approach in implementing course tracks to ensure that students get a firm grasp of the theoretical and technical aspects of developing creative content for print, web, and audio-visual communication. With a strong emphasis on design thinking, students are trained to become critical thinkers able to arrive at new solutions to creative problems.
- Ryan Abeledo
Department Chair, Multimedia Arts and Design
The Bachelor of Arts in Fashion Design and Technology provides students the needed skills to create fashion designs - from conceptualization to the complete fashion outfit. The program includes courses in theory with practical and current applications. The students are molded to develop critical thinking in conducting their fashion designs. The fashion students of iACADEMY learn while enjoying the process of forming fashion designs. Students are passionate with their fashion concepts, and iACADEMY serves as the incubator.
- Annaly Morales
Chair, Fashion and Design