Academy of Art University VFX: The Key to the Kingdom

The long-awaited Marvel and Disney’s Avengers: Endgame is finally out, and not just like any other. The movie’s big debut made history on the opening Friday in the United States garnering over 156.7 million US dollars. Endgame The movie graced our theatres on 26 April and is already ranking as the second largest movie of all time after Avatar, crossing the 2 billion US dollar mark in only 11 days. Avengers: Endgame is the 22nd of entries into the Marvel Cinematic Universe, a franchise that started in 2008 with the movie ‘Iron Man’ and has since grown tremendously producing ‘Ant-man’, ‘Black Panther’, ‘Captain America’, ‘Thor’, ‘Captains of the Galaxy’ to mention a few. Endgame is the final part of the series.

The Academy of Arts University in San Francisco takes pride in work such as the mentioned above. The institution now offers programs in motion pictures, TV, gaming, animation (2D and 3D) and visual effects. The academy is the largest and is one of the top arts and design institutions in the United States. The university founded in 1929 as a university for advertising art now produces the finest in the industry such as film director and cinematographer, Bilal Lashari, Pulitzer Prize winner and photographer, Dianne Fitzmaurice and actor and singer, Raven-Symone.

The university is a privately-owned for-profit university that offers associate, bachelor’s degrees and master’s degrees in over 20 subjects with some provided online. Some of the programs are acting, advertising, animation and visual effects, fashion, industrial design, photography, landscape architecture among others. The institution has open admissions and an acceptance rate of 100%. The Western Association of Schools and Colleges accredit the Academy of Art University regionally. It is also a member of the National Association of Schools of Art and Design.

The Academy of Art University has produced some of the top movies such as Shrek, The Little Mermaid, Cocoon, Star Wars, The Lion King, Avengers: Infinity War and now Avengers: Endgame to mention a few. The university mastered in the art of digital storytelling, visual effects and animation provide 21 other programs for its students.