The John Hughes Institute (JHI) is headquartered in Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world. Headed by VFX-pioneer, John Hughes, JHI offers a focused curriculum in computer animation, visual effects (VFX), and visual narratives. The programs at JHI emphasize the nexus between the arts and the sciences to foster creative and critical thinking, as well as problem solving.
JHI Faculty, with award-winning credentials, teach courses that prepare students for working in high-end feature films, commercials, games, and themed entertainment.
JHI Subject Matter Experts (SME’s), with a combined 30 years in the the animation and VFX pipeline, work with creative studios to design and deploy continuing education programs for in-house artists and onboarding programs for new hires/starters.
With locations in Los Angeles, Kuala Lumpur, Hyderabad, Vancouver, and Beijing, our mission is to promote the art and science of visual storytelling.