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Explore a Creative Career with Flashpoint Chicago

Our Visual Effects programs are offered in person and online, and either option presents a unique opportunity to build a creative career. You’ll be able to learn from industry professionals and put together a portfolio.

After graduation, you’ll have a portfolio full of stunning characters, creatures, and visual effects you’ve created. We use professional, high-end software, including: Maya, Zbrush, Cinema4D and Houdini.


Graduates of the program are qualified for a great many positions working in film and television. Example careers include VFX Supervisor, Motion Graphics Artist, Compositor, Animator, and more.


Our faculty does more than teach – they’re also working industry professionals. Your favorite instructor might also have worked on your favorite film. You will have a chance to build your portfolio and learn from people currently enmeshed in the industry.


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Flashpoint Chicago, a campus of Columbia College Hollywood is where visual arts thrive. With campuses in Los Angeles and Chicago, we provide accessible education that fuses creative studies in film, graphic design, visual effects, and interactive media with liberal arts.

We aim to cultivate the talents of our students with our unique learn-by-doing approach.  Our programs allow students to immerse themselves in their discipline as well as cross-discipline projects that simulate work for a well-rounded experience. Here they will develop confidence in their abilities and build lifelong connections.

Flashpoint Chicago, a campus of Columbia College Hollywood is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

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