Animation & Video Games Courses Bachelor Video Games Bachelor (3-year programme) Bordeaux in French

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This course prepares students to become experts in 2-D and 3-D video game design. Over the course of three years, students will tackle all aspects of game media: game art, game design, level design and animation. The third year may be followed as a sandwich-course work placement.

Learn in a well-equipped school

With expert equipment at the forefront of digital technology, and a teaching staff of video games professionals, LISAA is ranked as the 4th best private school in France for video games (L'Étudiant 2018).

STATE-REGISTERED QUALIFICATION*

The 2-D/3-D video game course takes place over three years or two years following a foundation year in art and design. The Graduates are awarded a *qualification in Video games design from IDAA-LISAA NSF 323n - level II (France), 6 (EU), registered on the French Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP), decree published 27/12/2018 in the official journal of 04/01/2019. Students can join in at the beginning of every year (1st, 2nd or 3rd year). The third year may be followed as a sandwich-course work placement.

The first year is taught either in French or in English.

Courses

Click on the subject for details. The schedule is for information purposes only and may be modified.

Representation techniques
  • 01. Observational Drawing
    3 hrs
  • 02. Life Drawing
    3 hrs
  • 03. Outdoor Drawing
    3 hrs
  • 04. Colour
    3 hrs
  • 05. Methodology Creativity
    2 hrs
  • 06. Computer Graphics
    3 hrs
Specialised workshops
  • 07. Storyboard Workshop
    3 hrs
  • 08. Animation Workshop
    3 hrs
  • 09. Decor - Background
    3 hrs
Artistic Culture
  • 10. History of Art
    2 hrs
  • 11. English
    1 hr
  • 12. Computer Graphics
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Fundamentals
  • 01. Morphology
    3 hrs
Development
  • 02. Visual Design
    3 hrs
  • 03. Game Design
    3 hrs
Production
  • 04. 3-D Production
    6 hrs
  • 05. 3-D Animation
    3 hrs
  • 06. Applied Techniques
    3 hrs
  • 07. Script
    3 hrs
Post-production
  • 08. Sound
    3 hrs
Fundamentals
  • 01. Morphology
    3 hrs
Development
  • 02. Visual Design
    3 hrs
  • 03. Game Design
    3 hrs
Production
  • 04. 3-D Production
    6 hrs
  • 05. 3-D Animation
    3 hrs
  • 06. Script
    3 hrs
Post-production
  • 07. Sound (optional)
    3 hrs

Teaching Staff

Directors

  • Romain Auberger
    Romain Auberger

    Director of Studies - LISAA Bordeaux

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  • Jérémy Fourmaux
    Jérémy Fourmaux

    Head of Studies - 2-D/3-D Video game

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Entry Requirements & Application

Admission is subject to both the presentation of a file and an oral interview. The interview allows a discussion about the candidate's background and ambitions. The objective is to to gauge his motivation and the potential of his or her academic profile to suit the specificities of a profession in animation and video games. Students can join in at the beginning of every year (1st, 2nd or 3rd year).

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