About us

We enjoy a strong and wide reputation due to the top study programmes we provide for the international film industry, yet we are much more than a school. 


Best animation school in Europe (4th Internationally)


Students, staff and professionals


Talented external professionals

Home to

The biggest animation festival in Denmark

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A school

Attracting creative minds from around the world

Our main ingredient is people with talent and great ideas, and our mission is to help them grow, develop and inspire each other.

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A knowledge center

We have access to the newest animation related research and development through an extended international network of companies and professionals.

As a Center for Animation, Visualisation and Graphic Storytelling (CAV) we provide knowledge and skill development for the Danish media industry and act as a link between interested parties and relevant contacts within the industry.

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Part of a strong international network

We benefit from being part of a strong international network of artists, professionals, companies, funding institutions and partner schools.

Every year, TAW is represented at many animation festivals around the world: The prestigious Cannes Festival, Berlin Film Festival, Venice Biennale, The Annecy Animation Festival, ITF Stuttgart, the SIGGRAPH festivals, KLIK! in Amsterdam, Anima Mundi, Hamburg Animation Festival, Animafest Cyprus and many more.

Ranking 2022

3rd best among the Top 20 Animation Schools and Colleges in Europe by ANIMATION CAREER REVIEW

4th best among the Top 25 International Animation Schools and Colleges by ANIMATION CAREER REVIEW


Kassernevej 5

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The Animation Workshop/VIA University College

Kasernevej 5
8800 Viborg

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+45 87 55 49 00

Office hours

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am - 12:00 noon
During Summer Holidays, July 8th - 28th, the TAW office telephone will be redirected to VIA University College.

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