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October 21, 2020

CIA Animation wins recognition in worldwide competition

Great animation art is about ideas, drawing and storytelling. It requires mastery of tools and timing, teamwork and communication. The best artists are good at a lot of things, and CIA turns out the best.

In October 2020, an international ranking organization called The Rookies named the Cleveland Institute of Art No. 2 in the world for 2D animation education. The Animation Department was also recognized as one of the world's best schools for production excellence in 2D animation.

In addition, The Rookies heralded the work of four student animators for the projects they created during their time at CIA. (See finalist and Highly Commended artist Cas Yee's short, The Burnt Photo. See all the winners

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