Animation & Video Games Courses Bachelor 2-D/3-D Video Games Bachelor (3-year programme) Paris 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 play, level design, 3-D modelling and animation.

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 fifth school in France for video games (L’Étudiant, 2016).

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 Digital Design and Development - 2-D Animation option, 3-D Animation option, Video game option from IDAA-LISAA NSF 323m - level 2 (France), 6 (EU), registered on the French Register of Professional Certifications (RNCP), decree published 12/08/2013 in the official journal of 27th August 2013. Students can join in at the beginning of every year (1st, 2nd or 3rd year).

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

  • Jean-Philippe Ourry
    Jean-Philippe Ourry

    Head of Studies 2-D & 3-D Video Games / Visual Design

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Partners

  • Ad-Invaders
  • Backlight studio
  • Gameloft
  • Game Consulting
  • EdioGames
  • Tindalos Interactive
  • Undead Battery
  • Ubisoft
  • SolidAnim
  • MocapLab Studio
  • Dontnod Entertainment
  • Allegorithmic

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).

Talents

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