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Superior Technician in Integral Making Cartoons

Official Title with National Validity - Res. 2018-317-SSPLINED
Ministry of Education - DGEGP


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Duration: 3 years.
Start Date: March 2020
Submitted or days: Monday to Friday
(20 hours. Weekly clock)
Morning shift: from 09: 00 to 13: 00 hs.
Late shift: from 14: 00 to 18: 00 hs.

The integral realization of cartoons is a fascinating creative process where you can experience and master in a practical way the creation of audiovisual worlds, characters, stories, illustration, digital painting and different techniques of animation like traditional, cut out digital and 3D.

Animation is one of the most used techniques in the audiovisual world. It can be found transmedially in feature films, TV series, web series, documentaries, advertisements, video games and video clips. At the end of your studies you will have the technical, artistic and creative knowledge that will allow you to master the secrets of the trade and you will be able to insert successfully in the animated realization in the different areas:

  • Pre-production: illustration, character design, backgrounds and storyboards, script.
  • Production: traditional animation, experimental techniques, digital 2D, color and 3D.
  • Post-production: editing, composition, sonomontage and effects.

In the Argentine animation industry, in the last decades, there have been more than 30 films and infinity animated series and original productions for film, TV, mobile and web. In addition, it is the first Latin American country to have its own television channel dedicated to the children's audience that annually generates several animated national productions.

What do you learn?
What do you learn
  • Direction and cartoon projects comprehensively.
  • Creation and writing of original scripts for animated audiovisual pieces.
  • Narrative development of storyboards and layouts as a production context.
  • Drawing, digital painting, Illustration of backgrounds and design of characters destined to the animation and design in different styles (Cartoon, animé, superheroes, European animation, Disney style, among others ...).
  • Realization of animations using traditional, digital and / or experimental methods and techniques (pixilation, stop motion, digital cut out, video games, among others ...).
  • Harmonization of methods and traditional animation techniques with new applied technologies (digital 2D and 3D).
  • Management software for designing animation and cartoon production 2D and 3D.
  • Skill in 3D for animation, modeling, rigging and rendering.
  • Retouching and digital postproduction of audiovisual works to give a professional finish.
  • Understand the animated production of short films, video games, advertisements, feature films and animated video clips for different formats and functions (educational, promotional, artistic, entertainment).
Software to Use
CTP, Monkey Jam, Krita, Spriter, Dragon bones, Autodesk Maya, Adobe CC suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Flash, Adobe media encoder), UV Layout, Toon boom.


Secondary degree.

Graduate Profile

Our graduates are recognized in the medium for their professional quality and their high performance in the different areas of the animated production. Studying the Tertiary Career Integral Cartoons Realization, you will be able to perform in audiovisual productions of TV, video games, cinema and publicity, or in own projects, carrying out the following tasks:

Graduate Profile

  • Illustrator / concept artist
  • Character designer
  • Storyboard Artist
  • Writer for Cartoons
  • Innkeeper
  • Animator (Traditional, Digital 2D, cut out and 3D)
  • Editor, composer and post-producer
  • Production Coordinators
TO RECEIVE YOU MUST APPROVE A FINAL CAREER WORK a group production of a short cartoon, which will integrate all the knowledge acquired and will serve as a portfolio in the workplace.
For the quality achieved, some of these short films have won awards at national and international competitions.

Employment Center

Image Campus has an employment center where job searches requested by the most important companies in this industry regularly published. We also have a system of internships at companies targeting the most advanced students of the race.


  • Can I work in other disciplines?

    Yes, in the following areas: comics, manga, illustration for books, audiovisual production and 2D art for video games.

  • Are there national industries with employment opportunities?

    Yes, in Argentina, the cartoon industry grew in recent years under a demand of production and international quality. As you can see in the constant development of original content for the national children's channel Paka Paka, as in the animation studios 2veinte, Plenty, Lecube, Ronda, Rudo Company, The dog on the moon, Gizmo, among others. They make feature films, short films, series and animated ads, both for the outside world and for diffusion in our country.

  • What are the possibilities of employment abroad?

    The international market also provides an opportunity. The knowledge that you have purchased will to enter important animation studios and animation.

  • Can I work independently?

    Yes, because our students graduate with the skills required at each stage of production: Pre-production: scriptwriting, illustration, realization of storyboards, character design and backgrounds. Production Address and animation (pixilation, stop motion, traditional, digital 2D, cut out, and 3D). Postproduction: scanning, cleanup, color, editing and composition.
    Content integration, along with production workshops, professionalizing practices, knowledge of the labor market, costs and business planning, enable them to undertake their own projects.

Employment Center

Image Campus has a EMPLOYMENT CENTER where he publishes periodically JOB SEARCHES requested by the most important companies in this industry. We also have a system INTERNSHIP in companies targeting the most advanced students of the race.



  • Does the title is official?

    Yes. Official Resolution Number Res. Res. 2018-317-SSPLINED - Ministry of Education - DGEGP

  • Who is it for?

    A recent high school graduates interested in the integrated production of Cartoons.

  • Can I take first year if I matters of secondary (high school)?

    Yes. You can take the first semester and complete the partial ones but as a conditional student until the month of July.

  • What happens if I do not pass any of the subjects I owe from the middle level?

    You will be free, but once your academic situation has been regularized, you will be able to resume the course taken in the instance in which you were free.

  • What are the entry requirements?

    Pay annual tuition and present the secondary title, along with the rest of the documentation (Detail in response 8).

  • What documentation do I have to submit?

    - Original and photocopy of the DNI

    - Photocopy of Certificate of Studies Legalized standard level (secondary) *
    - 2 4 Photos carnet x 4
    - Suitable medical

  • For registration, should I appear at Image Campus?

    You can manage your registration in person or remotely. In this case, you must complete the vacancy reservation request with your information (link) and pay the registration via bank deposit or electronic transfer.

  • Can I register even though I can not know how to draw?

    Yes. From the first quarter of illustration concepts that will enable significantly improve the drawing, and facilitate for later animation you will be.

  • ¿Image Campus provides the materials?

    Yes. Wacom tablet, recording animation, col-erase pencils, leaves A4 and A3, plus access to the installed infrastructure classroom-workshop.

  • Still not finished high school, I can start studying something related, to serve me for the race?

    - Professional Training Path: Traditional and Digital Animation:
    -Concept Art:
    - Software Courses: Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash

  • Is the Technique dictated in online mode?

    No, only in face-to-face mode.

  • Do they approve approved subjects in other institutions?

    Only materials which have been approved in other institutions or universities incorporated into the official teaching homologated.

  • What are the requirements for foreign students?

    - Original and Photocopy of Passport or Document (1ra and 2da sheet)
    - Original and Photocopy of the Certificate of Secondary Studies, legalized and apostilled in the country of issue of the degree and validated by the Dept. of
    Interjurisdictional Relations of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology of the Argentine Nation.
    - 2 4 Photos carnet x 4
    - Medical certificate
    - Certificate of lack of criminal background issued in the country of the last 5 years of residence
    - Lack Certificate of Criminal Record issued in Argentina

  • My high school diploma, is it valid if it was issued abroad?

    the overall validity of the title is credited if studied in any of these countries:

    Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Spain, Italy, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela.
    Extra graduates Mercosur countries should pay the following matters:
    HISTORY 1ro - 2do - 3ro
    CIVIC EDUCATION 1ro - 2do



  • History of art
  • Basic Drawing Tools
  • Fundamentals of Visual Language
  • Traditional Object Animation
  • Narrative
  • History of Animation


  • Animation
  • Character Design Workshop
  • Introduction to production
  • Traditional action animation
  • Morphology and analysis of images in genres and styles
  • Workshop Technical Writer


  • Theatrical performance
  • Animation of characters acting
  • Storyboard Workshop
  • Live Model Drawing
  • Backgrounds and scenery
  • Introduction 3D for animation


  • Drawing Animal Anatomy
  • Advanced Experimental Techniques of Animation
  • Production and edition of Sound a
  • Painting and Color Theory
  • Three-dimensional modeling and rendering


  • Art direction
  • Animation for Videogames
  • Development of animation by cuts
  • Short Film Production Workshop I
  • Three Dimensional Animation


  • Digital Postproduction
  • Skeleton and character animation 3D
  • Short Film Production Workshop II
  • Graphic design
  • Industry Circuits
Student Work - Superior Technician in Cartoons
Careers and Related Courses
Infrastructure and Resources
  • Classrooms equipped with the latest technology.
  • One PC per student, with the software required for that submitted.
  • Projectors and screens to follow the instructions and teachers.
  • Classroom Workshop with an animation board, a computer and a Wacom tablet per student.
  • Materials for illustration and animation, Wacom tablets, scanners and sound.
  • New Technological Resources available to our students and teachers: Virtual Reality Experiences, with the new Oculus Cristal Cove, HTC Vive, Leap Motion, Eye Tracker (Virtual Reality experiences); Ultimaker 2 + and Makerbot in their Replicator model, which will be available to all students of Image Campus to materialize the 3D prototypes they develop; Motion Capture (new Motion Capture system) and Video Game Consoles (PlayStation 4 among others).
  • The Virtual Classroom (online platform) will support your daily physical working: you will find study materials uploaded by teachers, evaluations items to raise TPs, qualifications, educational quality surveys.
  • Audience. Cafeteria.
  • Wi-fi throughout the school.
Design Content

Education Management

Area Educational Campus Image Management

Our curriculum, developed in collaboration with companies and leading professionals from the main creative industries are the most recognized in the areas of Design, Animation 2D and 3D, Video Games, Programming and Applied Development.

Companies and / or professionals who helped design the curriculum
Professional artist passionate about the direction of art, illustration, animation and character design for projects of cartoons, motion graphics, advertising and video games for different media and brands such as: Mtv, Sesame Plaza, Visa, Disney Channel, Discovery Kids, Cartoon Network, Cocacola, Paka Paka, Filmax, TDA, Telefe, Microsoft, Tenaris, Personal Kids, Kidloom among others. Bachelor of Business Design and Communication (UP), Senior Technician in Comprehensive Realization of Cartoons and graduated from the professional path of Motion Graphics of the Image Campus Institute. Currently, he is Technical Coordinator of the Superior Technique in Cartoons, of the Technique of Traditional and Digital Animation 2D, and of the digital graphic, illustration and animation area 2D in Image Campus.
Walter Lazzari
Walter LazzariProfessional 2D and Cut-Out professional character animator. I work for different prestigious studios such as: Hook Up, Indiecito SA, Fort Music, Illusion Studios, Bujos, among others. He worked as a character animator for advertising, cinema and television series, forming part of the animation area in films such as "Martín Fierro, an animated adventure", "A film of eggs", "Boogie the oily"; Series such as "The Ship of Omi", "Doodlebops", "Bondiband" For the channels Disney XD and Disney Junior. He directed a winning series of a contest for the INCAA called "Martin and Terry" He made Storyboards for the winning series of a contest for the INCAA called "Historias Chicas". He currently works as a Freelance Animator, Teacher and Coordinator of the career of "Integral Cartographer" and "Animation Techniques, Design and Illustration" at Image Campus.
Juan Manuel Esteva
Juan Manuel EstevaProfessional animator 3D and 2D digital and Cut-Out. Graduate of the "Integral Cartoons" career of Image Campus at 2009. He was co-scriptwriter and fund artist for the short film "CAT OUT", which was selected to exhibit at the most important festivals of the animated industry such as "Annecy - France", "Anima mundi - Brazil" And "I want to Animarte - Argentina". He has worked in feature films such as "Jungle Tales", "Anida and the Floating Circus", "Omission", "Hugo, Paco, Luis and three pink girls"; Animated television series such as "Tincho" and "Ich", and projects for MTV, Coca Cola, Le Cube, Comedy Central, Sesame Street. He currently works as a coordinator of the career of "Integral Cartoons Director" and teacher of the same and of the career of "Production of Graphics 3d and Animation for Cinema".
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