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    • Computer graphics
    • Video production
    • Music / sound production
    • 3D Animation and Multimedia
    • Motion graphics and effects
  • Compositing

    3D compositon steps done in Shang tao

    3D Animated Bulb


Welcome to Shang Tao Media Arts College

Shang Tao Media Arts College is dedicated to providing relevant, current, and effective training that will ensure a realistic opportunity for employment. Shang Tao Media Arts College specializes in the latest software, techniques, and technologies in order to cater to the needs of the film, television and video game industries.

Our number one priority is to open the door for our students to attain that first job. Through a state of the art facilities, qualified instructors, curriculum latest programs, students will be given every advantage available in order to make a smooth transition from student, to trained working professional.

The classes are taught both in the morning and afternoon time slots as well as various evening courses to accommodate our students with full time jobs. The program is designed to serve the needs of our wide range of students.


  1. Shang Tao is fully registered and certified by the Ministry of Education Science and Technology (MOHEST), Media Council of Kenya and the Commission for University Education Kenya.
  2. Over 200 personal workstations (computers) that allow for more practice and hands on experience for the students.
  3. Focused learning in a professional environment. With emphasis in practical and portfolio development).
  4. The curriculum followed is developed and approved by current Media and animation professional in the industry.
  5. A strong foundation in classical principles (Those originally developed by the walt Disney Studios) applied to modern technology & Art.
  6. The state of the art equipment and software. We train with 52” PLASMAs and LCDs in all class demonstration
  7. Cost - Very cost friendly of quality and professional training in Multimedia.


  1. To spark off 3D Animation and visual effects industry both locally and internationally
       for TV virtual sets and video shooting.
  2. To harness and channel the local sculpturing and modeling skills into movie / film production industry of international standards through Computer Generated Imagery (CGI) & Computer Animation.
  3. To share the Kenyan / African creativity with the rest of the world.
  4. To improve the standards of graphics in the African continent and beyond.

Make quality Digital Animation training affordable to all, provided one has the interest and creativity.

We strive to develop highly skilled and motivated individuals, multimedia practitioners to meet the needs of the dynamic and advancing modern digital environment.

To provide education centered on superior training in this current globally competitive field, where excellence is key.

Shang Tao Media Arts College is fully approved by:

  1. The Ministry for Higher Education Science and Technology, Kenya (registration number MOHEST/PC/1272/010) as a training institution. (www.scienceandtechnology.go.ke)
  2. Media Council of Kenya and the (www.mediacouncil.or.ke)
  3. Commission for University Education in Kenya

The college has set standards to provide the highest level of academic competency both locally and internationally. We are affiliated with the following examining bodies:

1) Institute of Commerce Management ICM [UK] (www.icm.ac.uk)and
2) Pearson BTEC (www.edexcel.com/BTEC/Pages/default.aspx)- UK's largest qualification awarding body offering academic and vocational qualifications to over 25,000 schools and colleges in over 100 countries worldwide. BTEC is accredited and accepted by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority (QCA), UK.