Top Peg Animation and Creative Studio is an institution accredited by TESDA that offers Technical and Vocational Education and Training Programs (TVET) under the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
ANIMATION is one of the fields of the film industry and is an emerging export winner. The Philippines has gained worldwide recognition In the production of high quality animated films since the mid-80’s. The Philippines now boasts of a total output of some 200 half-hour of TV for export annually. The Filipinos’ extraordinary talent for animation has also been tapped in the production of high quality animation for feature films, TV commercials, TV series, Animated games, station IDs, webdesign and preproduction & design work. Many international studios such as Disney, Marvel, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, Warner Bros and now Game producers and developers produce substantial portions of their project schedule in Manila. Their major considerations in giving subcontracting jobs to Philippine Animation studios include competitive labor cost, Filipinos’ fluency in English, varied art exposure, enormous talent and ability to relate to Western humor.
Established in November of 1996, Top Peg Animation & Creative Studio, Inc. is considered one of the most stable studios in the Philippines. As one of the key player and pioneer of the Animation Council of the Philippines, an organization backed by the Philippine government, Top Peg successfully proved to be a leader by being part of many projects, and still continues to play a major role in the production of quality animation.
The company provides animation services from storyboarding, character & props design, layout, animation, clean up, in between, digital Ink & paint and pencil testing. It is also known for training potential artists from in and out of the company in order to discover and develop hidden talents. These training’s are conducted with the aim of expanding the field of art, and producing competent artists.
As an independent studio, Top Peg does numerous shows for clients, local and international. In the Philippines, the company has been given sub-contractual works with several large studios that are well known in the country. The company has worked with small studios especially during its opening year. Flexibility is one of its best qualities that help the studio contribute greatly in the production and success of various shows. Past works include “Happily Ever After”,”Bob & Margaret”, “Kampung Boy”, “Mumble Bumble”, “Baskervilles”, “Magic Pudding”, “Sissy duckling”, “101 Dalmatians”, “Mouseworks”, “Hercules, the TV Series”and “Anthony Ant”.
Projects made in the past were “God, the Devil, & Bob”, “Wicked”, “Pigs Next Door”, “Capertown cops”, “Kong, the TV series”, “Book of Virtues”, “Static shock”, “Teacher’s Pet”, “Kim Possible”and “Tarzan” the animated TV series. Internationally, the company worked with projects for various clients like “Captain Blue Bear”for Trickompany (Germany), “Capt. Fracasse”for D’Ocon (Spain), “Silat Legenda”for Malaysia and “Mumfie” for Phoenix (Canada).
The desire to learn and search for knowledge incites the company to explore other forms of art and applies it to current works and endeavors. Adding to its list of services as a creative studio, Top Peg specializes in logo design, t-shirt design, 3D Animation and character design.
Top Peg Animation and Creative Studio
Address: 8 Sunflower St., Manuela Subd., Las Pinas City, Philippines
Telephone Number: (632) 8711590; 4032419; 0922 8177411; 09988563065
TESDA Approved Programs
Here is the list of available TESDA registered programs and short courses offered in “Top Peg Animation and Creative Studio” in the City of Las Piñas.
List of Tesda Courses Offered / Registered Programs
|2D Animation NC III||840 hours|
|Animation NC II||516 hours|
|Professional Assistant Animator NC III||648 hours|
Basic Requirements for TESDA Courses:
- At least 18 years of age
- At least High School Graduate
- Copy of NSO Birth Certificate
- With good moral character
- Undergone a pre-training assessment
- Can communicate both orally and in written form
Training Fees and Schedule
The cost of training and tuition fees may vary depending upon the specific course of interest and the school offering the training. Training centers also may have slightly different syllabus to teach to students in a class.
For inquiries, tuition fees, enrollment procedures, class schedule and other concern, it would be better that you visit their school/training center and inquire for other documents they may need.
Location and Contact Information
For further information, please contact the school directly at telephone number 871-15-90. You can also visit Top Peg Animation and Creative Studio. The assessment center is located at 8 Sunflower St., Manuela Subd., Las Pinas City, Philippines.