3D Animation Specialization

Students develop and carry out 2 projects during the 3rd year: a 3D animation project and a 3D animation short film presented to the professional end-of-cycle jury. Students learn to manage an entire production, design, writing, storyboarding, directing, animation and sound.

The 4th year 3D animation film is a year of technical and artistic development. The students work in groups and develop the pre-production of a 3D animation short film project. This project is developing in 2 years.

The 5th year 3D animation film is a year dedicated to the management and production of the animation shortmaking project started in the 4th year. This film is projected to the professional jury at the end of the cycle.

LICENCE – 1st, 2nd et 3rd YEAR

Title of Designer. Title certified by the State (Level 6 title registered in the National Register of Professional Certification, RNCP).

Designer degree. Licence Degree in Arts, Stage and Digital Images (in the process of being signed).

MASTER – 4th & 5th YEAR

Diploma of Digital Director. State University Master Degree in Arts, Stage Path and Digital Images, agreement with the Polytechnic University Hauts-de-France.

Title certified by the State (Title level 7 registered in the National Register of Professional Certification, RNCP).

 

DETAILED PROGRAMS

CREATION 

Concept
Artistic direction
Character design & environment

 

  REALIZATION 

Writing, scriptwriting, dramaturgy
Grammar of film language
Storyboarding
Storytelling
Sound design

 

  2D PRODUCTION

Traditional animation drawing technique
2D digital production technique (level 1)
Realization of a 2D digital animation short film
Production Management & Manufacturing Strategies
Realization of a short film animation in real shooting (Stop Motion)
After Effects animation
Compositing
Sound design

 

  3D COURSES

3D Initiation (level 1)
Initiation to 3D animation (level 1)

 

  GAME

Programing
Game Developpment
Game Concept
Game Design
Game Art

 

  GENERAL COURSES

Academic drawing
English

 

  SOFTWARES

After Effects
Photoshop
Illustrator
Premiere
Audition
3ds Max
Dragon Frame

CREATION 

Concept
Artistic direction
Character design & environment

 

  REALIZATION 

Writing, scriptwriting, dramaturgy
Grammar of film language
Storyboarding
Storytelling
Sound design

 

  2D PRODUCTION

Realization of a 2D short film
2D digital animation technique
2D digital production technique (level 2)
Manufacture of setups
Production Management & Manufacturing Strategies
Post Production
Compositing
Image – sound editing

 

  3D PRODUCTION

Realization of a 3D short film
Real Time 3D Level 1 (Unity 3D) Technique
Production Management & Manufacturing Strategies
Character & scenery modeling (level 1)
Surfacing Characters & Scenery (Level 1)
3D animation (level 1)
Lighting / Rendering
Post Production
Compositing
Image – sound design

 

  GAME

History of the video game
Programing
Game Concept
Game Design
Game Development « Game Maker »
Game Art

 

  GENERAL COURSES

Academic drawing
English

 

  SOFTWARES

After Effects
Photoshop
Illustrator
Premiere
Audition
3ds Max
Unity 3D
TV Paint
Toon Boom
Game Maker
Storyboard Pro

CREATION 

Concept
Artistic direction
Character design Concept
Art, decorations and environments

 

  REALIZATION

Writing, scriptwriting, dramaturgy
Storyboarding
Storytelling
Sound design

 

  3D PRODUCTION

Realization of a 3D short film
Production Management & Production Strategies Character & Scenery Modeling (Level 3)
Surfacing Characters & Scenery (Level 3)
FX and 2D & 3D particles (Level 1)
3D animation (Level 3)
Narrative lighting
Rendered Post Production Compositing Montage Image – Sound

 

  GENERAL COURSES

English, TOEIC exam at the end of the cycle
Artistic Culture
Philosophy
Academic Drawing

 

  SOFTWARES

Maya
After Effects
ZBrush
Photoshop
Premiere
Audition
Story Board Pro

CREATION 

Concept
Artistic direction
Character design
Concept, Art, Decor and Environments

 

  REALIZATION 

Writing, scriptwriting, dramaturgy
Storyboarding
Storytelling
Producing
Sound design

 

  3D PRODUCTION

Character modeling HD
Surfacing
Asset management and manufacturing: Props, decorations
Management and manufacture of CG / Digital special effects
Pipelines and development strategies
Technical development: Python, PyMel
Development of production tools: scripts, interface, plugins
Set up and Rigging
Lighting, Rendering, Compositing, Animation
Animation film project management
Production Management / Supervision

 

  GENERAL COURSES

English – TOEIC exam possible at end of cycle
Professional communication
Philosophy

 

  SOFTWARES

Maya
Nuke
ZBrush
Mari
Houdini
Photoshop
Premiere
Audition
Substances Painter / Designer
Guerrilla Render
Arnold
Golaem

  3D PRODUCTION

Pipelines & development strategies
Integration and development of dedicated tools
Animation
Assembly and management of scenes
Narrative lighting
Beauty development
Compositing
Sound design
Animated film project management
Production Management / Supervision
Production / Financing & Strategies and Development

 

  GENERAL COURSES

English
Professional communication
Interpersonal communication
Entrepreneurship
Law / Intellectual Property

 

  SOFTWARES

Maya
Nuke
ZBrush
Mari
Houdini
Photoshop
Premiere
Audition
Substances Painter / Designer
Guerrilla Render
Arnold

CONDITIONS OF ADMISSION

Bac compulsory for all courses
Bac +3 for Master’s courses

 

STAGES OF ADMISSION

Admission to school is conditioned by passing the written tests and the interview.

Written tests are designed to evaluate the student’s creativity, graphic culture and language level. They include several tests: English, MCQ of general culture, storytelling or game concept and drawing of observation.

An individual interview is then conducted to assess the motivation and work of the candidate. It consists of the presentation of a book: personal works, drawings, films, collages, music, sounds, scenarios, etc. The student is strongly encouraged to offer other materials, which will allow the examiner to get a better idea of ​​his personality.

ADMISSION AND PRICES IN 1ST YEAR

-Be in terminal (definitive admission after the results of the Bac)
-Present a letter of motivation
– Pass the entrance examination (composed of different tests: English, general culture MCQ, storytelling for the 2D / 3D Animation contest or game concept for the Game contest, drawing of observation). It is followed by an individual interview with the presentation of a book (personal works, drawings, films, collages, music, sounds, scenarios, etc.)

Rates (These rates also apply to the 2nd and 3rd year.)

Formula A: 7500 € including 1500 € upon registration. The balance of 6000 € in September

Formula B: 7756 € including 1500 € for registration and 4 payments of 1564 € in September, November, January, March

Formula C: 7916 € including 1500 € at registration then 8 payments of 802 € from September to April

ADMISSION AND PRICES IN 2ND YEAR

-Have completed 2 years of study after baccalaureate
-Have followed a similar training to that of 3D Pole during the first 2 years
-Present a book (personal works, movies, clip, 2D / 3D animation)

Rates (These rates also apply to the 3rd year.)

Formula A: 7500 € including 1500 € upon registration. The balance of 6000 € in September

Formula B: 7756 € including 1500 € for registration and 4 payments of 1564 € in September, November, January, March

Formula C: 7916 € including 1500 € at registration then 8 payments of 802 € from September to April

ADMISSION AND PRICES IN 4TH YEAR

-Have completed 3 years of study after the baccalaureate (license, etc.)
-Have attended a training similar to that of 3D Pole during the first 3 years
-Present a book (personal works, movies, clip, 2D / 3D animation)

Rates (These rates also apply to the 5th year.)

Formula A: 7000 € including 1500 € at registration. The balance of 5500 € in September

Formula B: 7264 € including 1500 € at registration and 4 payments of 1441 € in September, November, January, March

Formula C: 7460 € including 1500 € at the registration then 8 payments of 745 € from September to April

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