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“Become a game master”

VIDEO GAME IN 5 YEARS

(Master’s degree equivalent)

 

GAME DESIGN & GAME ART SPECIALIZATIONS

 

1ST YEAR > ACQUISITION OF SOLID BASES
2ND YEAR > BASIC KNOWLEDGE

The first two years are designed to provide a solid foundation for students before embarking on making video games. The first year is a preparation artistic class. The courses are divided into short interventions around basic themes and concrete projects to help the students become familiar with the different concepts.

 

1st YEAR> ACQUISITION OF SOLID BASES IN VIDEO GAME

ARTISTIC & CULTURAL DEVELOPMENT - MATURITY OF WORK

 

COLLECTIVE COURSES

  • Acting and incarnation
  • Artistic & visual development
  • Costumes and prosthetics making
  • Artistic culture & analysis
  • Project management
  • Game prototyping
  • Toys making
  • Ergonomy
  • Creativity
  • Business English

GOALS

  • Comportment: develop good attitude, ingenuity and generosity
  • Knowledge: learn about gaming, develop skills around fun, creation and classic arts
  • Know-how: create simple and efficient game objects (board games, game figures, book-games, etc.)

 

ADMISSION PROCESS
  • BAC (or equivalent)
  • Present an artistic portfolio
  • Participate in an individual interview
  • Complete a written exam

2nd YEAR > BASIC KNOWLEDGE OF VIDEO GAME

TEAM WORK: ORGANIZING & BECOMING RIGOROUS

 

COLLECTIVE COURSES

  • Game Jam: participation and organization
  • Concept art
  • Character and Environment design
  • Prototyping of traditional games
  • 2D Graphics
  • 2D and 3D animation
  • Sculpting game figures
  • Game design and Level design
  • Interactive narration

 

GOALS

  • Comportment: develop your curiosity and your sense of sharing
  • Knowledge: develop playing and fine art skills
  • Know-how: learn to design and create handmade play pieces
ADMISSION PROCESS
  • BAC (or equivalent) +1 year of higher education studies
  • Present an artistic portfolio
  • Participate in an individual interview
  • Complete a written exam
I CHOOSE A SPECIALIZATION

FROM THE 3RD YEAR

GAME DESIGN
GAME ART
  • Admission prerequisites
    • 1st YEAR: BAC (or equivalent) + artistic portfolio + individual interview + written exam
    • 2nd YEAR: BAC (or equivalent) + 1 year of higher education courses (preferably in Fine Arts) + artistic portfolio + individual interview + written exam
    • 3rd YEAR: BAC (or equivalent) + 2 years of higher education courses + artistic portfolio demonstrating a solid base in CG + individual interview + written exam
  • Annual tuition & fees (2018/2019)
    • 1st year : 6800 €
    • 2nd to 5th year : 7 800 € / year

    Registration fess : 1st time (350 €) / renewal (250 €) / Additional costs to anticipate (Social Security, equipment and school supplies)

    Beginning in their second year of studies, all students are required to have a personal computer.

  • Application
    • Online application period begins December 1, 2017.
    • Questions ?  Click here !
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