is an advanced course for animators who are passionate about telling a different kind of story. In this course, taught over two 12-week classes, students learn how to animate quadrupeds, flying animals, fantasy creatures and nonhuman characters. Students use three new advanced character rigs provided by Animation Mentor and learn how to integrate animation into live-action footage. Students will learn professional workflow techniques and receive face-to-face mentoring from the top creature animation talent working in the industry today. Students also have access to a rich library of lectures where animators examine their shots from feature films and share tricks of the trade!