The One Academy is an international art and design institution, dedicated to professional art and design education.


"We concur that The One Academy's creative education and industry-driven teaching methods that have produced extraordinary graduates with professional standards for the international creative industry! Well-Done!"

Shawn Kelly

Lead Animator of Star Wars I & II / Transfomers I,II,III


“The passion, dedication, and talents of both the students and the instructors at The One Academy have always impressed me.”

Andrew Gordon

Former Animator at PIXAR Animation Studios

“It just seemed like The One Academy had the passion for animation and the highest level of artistry, and those are the types of people I want to work with.”

Ali Mohamed

Chief Creative Officer/ Chairman Emeritus of Leo Burnett, International Advertising Agency


“As far as we are concerned, a graduate from The One Academy can hold his or her own just about anywhere in the world,” says Mr Ali Mohamed.

Olivier de Rotalier

Managing Director of UBISOFT, World's Top Game Developer


“Many of the good candidates we met during our recruiting sessions were The One Academy graduates. We were impressed! And as we continue to recruit more young graduates, we will of course pay much attention to The One Academy students.”

Carlos Baena

Professional Animator of Pixar Animation Studios


“Wow! That is the best I can summarize my experience here at The One Academy; all the people I have met, the passion from the students, the energy from all the teachers to bring the best to their students. I feel The One Academy is truly doing an amazing job to give the students what they need to successfully make their dreams come true.”

Doug Chiang

Master of Creative Film Production Design of Star Wars I & II and OSCAR Award Winner


“I am confident that The One Academy will be a leader in teaching and guiding creative young talents who are interested in a career in art and design, entertainment and the animation industry.”

Kyle Balda

International Animation Director at Pixar and ILM
Director of Minions & BAFTA Award-Winning
Animation Director


“ I definitely love coming to The One Academy to teach. There’s a dedication to quality when it comes to the education here.”

Eric Riewer

Gobelins France Oscar Winning Animation Corporation


“The One Academy and Gobelins both share a very common philosophy about really nurturing artistic talents… and that combination of talent and skills is important to both of us.”

Mike L. Murphy

Animation Director and Principal Coach for Animation and Animation Short film at The One Academy

“The One Academy really prepares students for the real world, and understand what is it like to work in a market place.”

Eduardo Peña

Hobbit 1,2 & 3 Movie & Game Concept Artist

“I think The One Academy is one of the most suitable and best academy so far that I can really explore and share heart to heart my experiences in this industry.”

Paul Marchand

International Fashion Design Programme Leader

“ESMOD method is 170 years old and as we have lots of branches in the world, we know that this method is really working with every foreign student. ”

Shelley Page

Head of International Outreach of Dreamworks Animation

“I really look forward to seeing some of the future graduates from The One Academy joining DreamWorks and other studios to bring an original quality and great standard of skill to the world of animation. ”

Paul Topolos

Matte Painter / Shader Painter at Pixar Animation Studios

“Teaching here at The One Academy in Malaysia, and the students were great, we had a good time, the lectures went off well and I’ll come back again.”

John Nevarez

Visual Development and Story Artist, Warner Bros. Feature Animation

“What I see here, I see students that are eager, that want it, who are trying hard and that’s awesome.”