It's always good to do a little preparation and get a bit of a head start.
Below is a brief list of stuff to get you under way. You don't have to do all of it, but tick off a few of the things on this list and you will be a making a great start on your animation career.
Below is a short reading list to get you started. We've narrowed it down to just one key books that we recommend for all our students.
We also recommend a number of free online resources to begin your journey into digital animation.