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Animation

Start your career in Animation

Our industry standard studios will soon be your safe creative space to experiment and bring your ideas to life. You’ll work alongside our BAFTA-winning teaching team and be given live industry briefs to help develop your technical and creative skills, preparing you for roles in film, advertising, games, music and more.

  • Learn more at our Undergraduate Open Day

    This is your chance to see our world-class facilities and our north London campus and speak with our friendly students and academics to find out about studying at Middlesex.

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  • Your career in Visual Arts

    Hear from Vita, a current student in her foundation year for 3D Animation and Games and Renee, a graduate of Fine Art about how Middlesex helped them to set goals for a career in Visual Arts and provided support to get them where they want to be.

  • Get to know your course


    From the Animation department we have BAFTA winning Jonathan Hodgson and Dr Husbands who will tell you all about what it's like to study an animation degree at Middlesex University.

Outstanding achievements from our visual arts and design departments

Did you know we have BAFTA winning tutors on our staff? Or that graduates have gone on to win the Turner Prize and had work exhibited at the Tate? Here are some of the notable successes the Visual Arts and Design departments have enjoyed over the last couple of years.

Read about our staff and students' achievements

Student work

  • 2021 showreel


    Take a look at some of the amazing work our BA Animation students have created in this showreel.

  • MDX Creative Graduates website

    Take a look at all the amazing work of last year's graduating students.

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Get to know your tutors

Roughhouse Wins British Short Animation | EE BAFTA Film Awards 2019

At Middlesex, you’ll be taught by some of the best in the industry.

If you need proof, here’s Animation director of programmes Jon Hodgson receiving a BAFTA for his animated short, Roughhouse.

Our exceptional community

Along with Jonathan Hodgson who's animation course leader and a two time BAFTA winner, our award winners include recent grad Gemma Schnable who won a Breakthrough award for her short film 'Dysmorphia'.

Course news

  • Graduate success stories

    Ever dreamed of working on internationally recognised games or having your own animation/games business? Take a look at our BA 3D Animation and Games who are doing just that.

    Read their stories

  • MDX Animation

    Keep up-to-date with the latest MDX animation news on this bespoke site!

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Meet your Course Ambassador, Vita

Vita is a current BA 3D Animation and Games student at Middlesex and is here to answer any questions you might have about the course, student life or studying at university.

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Find out more about Animation courses

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