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Gnomon School of Visual Effects, Hollywood:
Located in the heart of Hollywood, Los Angeles, Gnomon School of Visual Effects is an innovative training facility that stresses the importance of creativity in computer graphics. We provide a range of Visual Effects & Animation Certificate Programs in fields that include Entertainment Design, Digital Production, Professional Studies, and more. Whether you're a student or a working professional, Gnomon has educational options to help you reach your goals as an artist in the entertainment industry.

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Experienced Instructors:

Photo of Visual Effects / Animation Training in Los Angeles, CAA truly comprehensive program is brought to life by instructors who are respected members of their field. As no one person can master every aspect of visual effects production, experienced individuals who each have their own areas of expertise teach our courses.

Success Stories:
Gnomon graduates have a history of landing their dream jobs right out of school. Our 90% placement rate in 2008 (and 97% in 2007) means that Gnomon consistently supplies Hollywood's studios with the talent they need. With training from industry professionals versed in the demands of current production pipelines, Gnomon graduates are prime job candidates directly after graduation, ready to hit the ground running. Gnomon is proud to have successful alumni working all over the world.

Visual Effects & Animation Certificate Programs:

- Entertainment Design & Digital Production
- Digital Production for Entertainment
- Entertainment Design
- Maya Fast Track
- Professional Studies
- Online Classes
- Master Classes

Location:
Gnomon is located at 1015 North Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA 90038. Street parking is available according to signage. For students enrolled in classes beginning after 5pm, there is parking available in the lot located one block south of the Television Center building. The entrance to the lot is one block west of Cahuenga Blvd on Cole Ave.

Facilities:
Gnomon's facilities have been designed to create a production-like environment with an atmosphere conducive to creativity and learning. Our 15,000 sq ft. facility houses five state-of-the-art computer labs, a theater, three sculpture and drawing studios, student lounges, a student store, the Gnomon Gallery and Gnomon Studios.

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Address: 1015 N Cahuenga Blvd, Hollywood, California , USA
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