Animation Career Review has had the great fortune of being able to interview some of the most interesting and knowledgeable people in the animation world. Below is a list of companies, schools, and colleges that have conducted interviews to date.
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Over the past year or so, we’ve told you about a number of new game design programs that will be welcoming their very first class in just a matter of weeks. University of Utah, Fairleigh Dickinson University, and Staffordshire University are just a few. For this month, we would like to refresh your memory on a few other programs that have made it past their exciting first year and are now accepting applications for 2019. We also have some news about several online game courses that are still accepting students. And guess what? They’re free! Read on.
Over the last year, we’ve had the pleasure of announcing a number of animation program launches for animators seeking degrees at all levels. We’ve told you about newly developed programs that also offer certificates, diplomas, and other alternative options, as well as schools that have launched single animation courses at the advanced level for those looking to enhance their undergraduate degree or career.
Our eleventh seasonal contest received over seventy submissions, and the quality and creativity continues to improve. Thanks to everyone who participated for making this contest a success. Below you will find our 2018 Zoo Animal Holiday Short Animation Contest prize recipients.
In 2017, Newzoo released a quarterly update of its Global Games Market report, which showed that some 2.2 billion gamers across the globe were expected to generate $108.9 billion in game revenues that year. “This represents an increase of $7.8 billion, or 7.8%, from the year before,” according to the report, and it was estimated that digital game revenues would account for $94.4 billion or 87% of the global market.
With an eight percent increase in overall employment for the 2016-2026 decade, and average salaries already around an impressive $70,500 annually, things are looking pretty promising for today’s animation and multimedia graduates. If you would like to become a member of this lucky group, it’s time to enroll in an animation program.
If you want to be a game designer, you couldn’t have picked a better time to pursue your dream. Today’s designers have more degree options than ever before, and many of these programs prepare graduates for careers in areas other than games. A good example is the Computer Science (CS) degree. Many of today’s top CS programs offer concentrations in Game Development, Game Programming, Game Design and more, with a computer science core that remains sold.
If you haven’t yet decided where you would like to earn your animation degree this fall or the next, we’ve discovered several distinctive programs around the globe that should be on your list of possibilities. One program is set to become Alberta, Canada’s first Applied Degree in Animation and Visual Effects, while a graduate 3D Computer Animation program is set to launch at one of the coolest creative communications colleges in London.
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.