SHS Animation Strand


Put your art into motion. Breathe life into your characters. Tell stories that move. And kickstart your dream as an Animator.

Everyone has a story to tell, and we want to guide you in effectively telling yours. With CIIT Senior High School TVET-ICT – Animation Strand, you’ll learn how to communicate your ideas and narratives through traditional and modern approaches to animation. This includes Traditional and Digital Drawing, Graphic Design, 2D Animation, Color Theory, Character Design, Multimedia Arts, and Storyboarding.

Plus, you get to train under veteran animators, study a specialized curriculum verified by industry experts, and gain access to cutting-edge tools, facilities, and software. All of these will equip you with the needed knowledge, skills, and experience to become a competitive force in the industry.


2 academic years
2 terms per year
2 quarters per term


7-10 subjects per quarter


160 hours


Specialized Subjects

Grade 11

  • 1

    Drawing 1

  • 2

    History of Graphic Design

  • 3

    Introduction to Multimedia Arts

  • 4

    Drawing 2: Digital Animation

  • 5

    Elements and Principles of Graphic Design

Grade 12

  • 1

    2D Animation

  • 2

    Color Theory

  • 3

    Typography and Layout

  • 4

    Work Immersion

In this course, you have the power to choose your own college path.

Why Choose CIIT?

Take pride in being part of a close-knit Art and Tech community that offers a safe space for creators and innovators from diverse backgrounds. Collaborate with people from various disciplines, share your skills with peers, express your unique self, and pursue what interests you.
As a CIIT SHS student, you have access to a range of companies that are major players in their specialized fields. Our work immersion program provides you with practical experiences while also building your resume.
Hone your skills with relevant industry-standard, cloud-based tools such as Adobe, Toon Boom, 3DS Max, Flash, Python, Java, and Unity, whether you are in school or elsewhere.
CIIT’s skills-based curriculum has subjects anchored on Performance-Based Assessment Tasks (PBAT) validated by our company partners. Develop real world skills that prepare you for the modern workspace.
Subjects are tailored to be strand-specific. Lessons are contextualized to give you a perspective on how your specialization and general academic subjects equip you for your future career.
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Your Future

While instruction in the DepEd mandated academic subjects will be contextualized as specifically as possible for this strand, students will also be able to acquire the following skills at the end of each year level:


Knowledge of basic techniques and tools for drawing as well as digital adaptation of artworks will be introduced in your first year. You will learn how to contextualize your perspective of graphic design to past and present art movements. An understanding of film language will be developed. You will also acquire in the following areas:

  • Adobe® Photoshop CC/InDesign software/Premiere for basic multimedia projects
  • Exhibition set up
  • 2D Animation and Animatics
  • Storyboarding



In your second and final year, you will learn to effectively use a range of both physical and digital tools to create output. You will acquire a knowledge of color theory as well as elements and principles of design which you will be able to apply to your work and allow it to further express the message you want it to convey.

Animation is a growing industry, and we want you to be part of it! We’ll teach you how to design characters, scenes, props, and settings—everything you need to know to get started on your career in animation. You’ll be ahead of the game when you enter college by building your skills now.

  • Advertising
  • Animation
  • Digital Arts
  • Fine Arts
  • Film
  • Multimedia Arts

Everyone has a story to tell and we want to guide you in effectively telling yours. By illustrating yourself, your emotions and ideas, you can effectively communicate your personal narrative. Through our Animation strand, you will be able to acquire a well grounded foundation in designing characters, scenes, props and settings. This opens the possibility of acquiring these proficiencies before you even enter college and allows you to establish a portfolio that aids you in becoming more competitive in the industry.

  • Dynamic/Animated Web Designer
  • Storyboard/ Concept Artist
  • 2D and 3D Layout Artist
  • 3D Animator
  • 3D Architectural Designer
  • Game Artist

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