Video Game Design & Animation

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From concept through to development, you will explore the entire 2D and 3D game production process with a faculty of active creators with games such as Red Dead Redemption 2, GTA 5, GTA 4, and Max Payne 3 to their credit. Modelled on the collaborative environments of the video game industry, you will design and produce mid-large scale games with peer artists. You will learn how to create artwork and animation, compose audio effect and music, and develop production and business plans. You will graduate with a robust portfolio showcasing your creative and business expertise

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Toronto Film School

Program Categories

Art and Design

Program Duration

18 months

Program Intakes

January, April, July, October

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Intellectual Property
You?ll own everything you create, from your art to scripts and games. You?ll have the opportunity to release your games even before you graduate and keep 100% of the profits.

Cross Collaboration
You?ll have a unique opportunity for cross-industry collaboration and networking. Creating mid-large scale games, your design team will work with student programmers in Video Game Design & Development. You?ll also produce video game concepts with writing students and character voiceovers with acting students.

Real World Education
Working with hand-on projects in industry-modeled teams, you?ll build a professional portfolio of medium-large scale video games that will set you apart in the job market. Using the latest technology and software: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, Unity 3D, Unreal Engine 4 and others.

Industry Professionals
You?ll be mentored by professional video game designers and active industry leaders with a pulse on the latest trends and practices. You?ll also share their invaluable insider connections and professional networks.

Accelerated Learning
Through hands-on learning and industry-oriented projects, you?ll develop the skills to create industry standard video games in just 18 months.

Study in Toronto
With Canada?s highest concentration of small and mid-sized gaming studios, Toronto has an international reputation as a hub for innovation and opportunity in indie game development. The city is also home to giants like Rockstar, Ubisoft and Capcom.

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