Not all readers will be familiar with University of the Incarnate Word (UIW), but we’ll remedy that in this Spotlight Q&A. For starters, it’s the largest Catholic university in Texas, as well as the fourth largest private institution in the state. And it's San Antonio campus offers more than a few alluring reasons to pay it a visit. Yet it may be best known for its small class sizes, rich ethnic diversity, and “Best Value” status by US News & World Report.
ONE OF THE BEST ANIMATION SCHOOL IN THE WORLD
Created in France in 1994, ESMA has become a reference among the academic institutes specializing in animation and special effects. Ranked as one of the top 10 best 3D animation schools in the world by Animation Career Review, each year ESMA prepares tomorrow’s creative professionals of the animation field. With over 800 alumni spread all around the world, ESMA counts many ambassadors for the school’s excellence and seriousness.
If you haven’t heard yet, a hefty number of schools have begun offering game design degrees at all levels. And guess what? Many are available 100% online or in hybrid format, and all are accepting applications right now.
We are pleased to announce that Kendall College of Art and Design at Ferris State University, Lindenwood University, Long Island University, and Regent University now offer programs leading to a BA, BFA, BS or MA in Game Design, Computer Science, Digital Design and more. Here you go.
This past winter, colleges and universities around the globe welcomed thousands of students into hundreds of newly launched art and design programs. Among them were dozens of animation programs designed to educate and train aspiring animators at all levels. Today, several schools would like to let you know they have added a number of new animation programs or courses to their collection of offerings, and all are accepting applications right now.
AnimSchool - Certificate in 3D Animation Certificate in 3D Character Program Description Primary tabs
Degrees Offered: Certificate in 3D Animation; Certificate in 3D Character.
Readers of ACR are well acquainted with ArtCenter College of Design and their many offerings for film and entertainment undergrad and graduate students. The school, tucked into the lush landscape of Pasadena, is a leader in art and design education and is well known for its tight industry connections and cutting edge curriculums.
The University of the Arts (better known as UArts) has been producing creative thinkers and doers since it opened its doors not long after the American Civil War. In the century and a half since, it has retained an intimate and rigorous arts education in the heart of Philadelphia while implementing cutting-edge programs that provide students with both foundational and technical know-how.
The animation category at this year’s Oscars featured some of the world’s best animated shorts and films produced in 2017. Some say the selections were also some of the best and most innovative animated films ever made. One would only have to take one look at Loving Vincent, an animated feature about Vincent van Gogh, to realize that the bar in the world of animation has reached an all-time high. The production is the world’s first fully oil painted feature film.
Revenues for the global games market exceeded $100 billion in 2017, with the Asia-Pacific region leading the way in consumer spending. With the APAC region raking in a staggering $57.8 billion in games revenue last year, it’s not surprising that the demand for skilled game designers is higher than ever abroad, with game design programs popping up in some of the unlikeliest of places!
We are pleased to announce that several exciting new game design programs have launched in Islamabad, Pakistan and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Here you go.