Start Your Animation Dream With These Free TESDA Accredited Scholarships
by Shara Mae Balce, February 28, 2019 4:55pm
Art by Dani Elevazo
For young animator hopefuls out there, here’s the good news: Top Peg Animation, an independent creative studio in Las Piñas, offers TESDA accredited scholarships to help you start with your animation career journey.
Top Peg Animation & Creative Studio, Inc. aims to promote Filipino talent to the global market through content design and animation. Established in 1996, it has been among the pioneers of Animation Council of the Philippines, offering classes on Storyboarding, Character Design and Development, Basic 2D Game Art, and Graphic Design, among others.
The creative studio’s portfolio includes sub-contractual projects with many international studios—Walt Disney, Cartoon Network, Marvel, Warner Bros, and Nickelodeon. Specifically, they have had their hands on the iconic Disney animated series 101 Dalmatians; award-winning HBO series Happily Ever After; British-Canadian adult animation series Bob and Margaret. And if these don’t convince you to enroll, we don’t know what will.
Recently, Top Peg’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director Grace Dimaranan shared an announcement post on Facebook about the ongoing application for their animation classes.
Applicants need to undergo the talent test to qualify for the program. If you want to be part of the Free TESDA Animation Scholarship, you need to hurry as slots are open for 25 aspirants only.
The class is said to start by mid-March 2019, according to Dimaranan. For those who wouldn’t make it to the cut, you can still enroll to Top Peg’s weekend classes and special workshops. The studio also offers special classes on Game Development, Motion Graphics, and Web Design for young professionals who want to enhance their skills in the field.
To all art aspirants: start your artistic career with Top Peg and make your dreams come true. Who knows, you could be the next Filipino creative behind an animation film the next generation will binge-watch to!
For more information, visit www.toppeganimation.com or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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