Admission process

Join one of the best creative schools in the world

Start of 2023 academic year:

Applications open on November 9, 2022
Prochaines sessions d'admission
  • Next Admission Sessions:
  • 6 January 2023 • Online session
  • 27 January 2023 • Online session
  • 10 February 2023 • Online session

ARTFX welcomes 320 new students at the start of the 2023 academic year. Spots are allocated during each admission session, so the earlier you’re admitted, the more likely you’ll get your first-choice campus!

 

 

95%

employment rate between 6 months and 1 year after graduation

920

alumni working in the biggest animation, VFX and video game studios (70% of them internationally).

You cannot apply to ARTFX via "Parcoursup" (the French higher education web platform). The school has its own recruitment process and schedule. The admission tests are free.

Admission arrangements

Montpellier and Lille

Admission after baccalauréat (high school degree)

Multiple Choice Questions + creativity tests + motivational interview based on your portfolio

Some spots are available for direct entry into the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year, based on the skills that were identified during the admission tests.

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Paris - Enghien-les-Bains

Admission after baccalauréat (high school degree)

Multiple Choice Questions + creativity tests + motivational interview based on your portfolio.

The Paris campus is specialized in 3D and special effects (VFX). For other courses, you’ll be sent to Lille or Montpellier.

Some spots are available for direct entry into the 2nd, 3rd or 4th year, based on the skills that were identified during the admission tests.

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Admission process

  1. Complete the application form and choose a date for your admission session. You will receive an email with the next steps to follow.

  2. Share your files (creative portfolio, cover letter) and take the online Multiple Choice Questions test.

  3. On the chosen session date, take your creative tests (you have 48 hours).

  4. If you are eligible, an online interview will be scheduled with an ARTFX professor.

  5. You will receive your admission decision within 10 days.

  6. Once you are accepted: within 2 weeks, finalize your administrative file and confirm your admission with ARTFX.

  1. Complete the application form and choose a date for your admission session. You will receive an email with the next steps to follow.

  2. Share your files (creative portfolio, cover letter) and take the online Multiple Choice Questions test.

  3. On the chosen session date, take your creative tests (you have 48 hours).

  4. If you are eligible, an online interview will be scheduled with an ARTFX professor.

  5. You will receive your admission decision within 10 days.

  6. Once you are accepted: within 2 weeks, finalize your administrative file and confirm your admission with ARTFX.

Preparing your
portfolio

The motivational interview draws on the presentation of your personal work.

Portfolio preparation guide Portfolio preparation guide

Content of the admission tests

Online tests to be taken before the admission session

  • General knowledge – MCQuestions
  • Technical knowledge – MCQuestions
  • Logic – MCQuestions

Creative tests

  • English test – written expression
  • Synopsis or game concept – Written test
  • Storyboard or level design – Written test
  • Drawing – Free technique on paper

Individual interview

  • One-on-one interview – presentation of portfolio and rationale behind it
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