The School Campus is the education fair at FMX where international faculties and courses that offer programs in the art and technology of computer animation, visual effects, computer games and VR/AR showcase their curricula and projects. Thus, prospective students can gather first-hand information from faculty staff, alumni and students.
Opening hours: Tuesday, April 25: 9:30 - 19:00 / Wednesday April 26: 9:30 - 19:00 / Thursday April 27: 9:30 - 18:00
Speaker and featured artists books and many professional development books available in the bookshop at the School Campus!
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The Animationsinstitut at the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg trains outstanding talents at the highest level in the fields of Animation, Visual Effects, Technical Directing, Animation/Effects Producing and Interactive Media.
Beyond study, it offers international talent & IP development initiatives and promotes a vivid community between students, graduates, faculty, and staff. In addition, the institute runs a Research & Development department and curates the annual international conference FMX. We offer you a study that will make you ready for the film, media and game industry.
Application deadline is February 15 each year. International students are welcome! For more information please go to animationsinstitut.de or visit us at our booth. More about the Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg can be found on: www.filmakademie.de
Breda University of Applied Sciences (BUas) is a medium-sized higher education institute in the Netherlands. About 7,000 Dutch and international students from some 80 countries are studying at BUas.
Our Games bachelor programme, Creative Media and Game Technologies, is one of the best in the world. Film & Visual Effects is the newest track within our Games programme and we are now enrolling students for the 2023 academic year beginning in September.
Do you want to create new environments for Disney’s The Mandalorian? Work on the next monster in Netflix’s hit show Stranger Things or be part of the creation of film and animation at one of the top studios in the world? All of this, and more, is possible with our new Film & Visual Effects study track.
You will work on real cinematic and film projects in our simulated Film Studio; you will be taught a range of fundamental to expert skills and apply these in real projects towards released films. You will choose a role to turn you into the specialist you want to become; Previz artist, Creature TD, Matte painter, Lighting artist, just to name a few.
BUas is the first university of applied sciences in Europe to have a full-fledged XR stage with LED screen available for its students.
More information coming soon...
Escape Studios is one of the UK's premiere VFX, animation and games training and teaching institutions, supplying the industry with studio-ready talent. Our courses are designed and delivered with industry experts within a welcoming, close-knit and successful community.
Our world-class industry partners include Industrial Light & Magic, PlayStation London Studio, Framestore, The Mill, DNEG, Milk, Creative Assembly, Cinesite, Blue Zoo and MPC, while our partnership with Epic Games means we're also one of the UK’s only Unreal Authorized Training Centers.
Approved and endorsed internationally as Rookies and Houdini certified schools, we offer a range of undergraduate, postgraduate and short courses. Our Escapees have worked on award-winning TV series such as Stranger Things and Obi-Wan Kenobi, along with Oscar and BAFTA-winning films such as Dune, No Time to Die, 1917, Interstellar, Star Wars, Ex Machina, and bestselling games Assassin’s Creed, Uncharted 2 and Forza Horizon.
The MultiMediaArt study program at the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg offers project-oriented education in multimedia design and content creation. Specializing in design, animation, film, and audio, the program focuses on project work to prepare students for their future creative careers. The training is modeled on top animation and game studios, and students create computer games, full CG films, or feature films with high VFX content. In collaboration with the technical degree program MultiMediaTechnology, students can fill any position, whether it's 3D animation, screen and character design, sound design, or tool and game programming. In the field of computer animation, there are two priorities: students can focus on either VFX or Game-Art and participate in film or game projects.
Flinders has a vision to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.
Flinders are leaders in creative arts education in South Australia. Whether you’re preparing to take centre stage, direct or produce an internationally acclaimed feature film, write an award-winning play, or lead the festivals, arts, entertainment and media of the future, the opportunities are endless.
With an incredible breadth of creative arts, industries and media courses, partnerships with leading arts organisations, state-of-the art studio spaces and facilities, and award-winning, practising teaching staff, Flinders University is a leader of creative arts education in South Australia.
Ranked the No. 1 university in South Australia in creative arts for educational experience, skills development, student support and teaching quality, and with a legacy of artistic excellence amongst our creative arts alumni, Flinders continues to produce career-ready creative arts, industries and media graduates who have an excellent reputation within the creative industries
Working practice-oriented and in small groups, Hamm-Lippstadt University of Applied Sciences offers high-quality study programs with a clear orientation towards current and future market requirements. The young team of professors is practically experienced. With an interdisciplinary setup, teaching focuses on both the promotion of individual strengths and the imparting of social competences, such as team work.
A new university in Hamm and Lippstadt with plenty of design potential. Modern campus life, market- and practice-oriented study courses, openness, tolerance, team spirit, and high demands from the start. The newly constructed and barrier-free campuses in Hamm and Lippstadt provide ideal conditions for the future-oriented education of engineers. A total floor area of 32,250 square meters provides laboratories with state-of-the-art equipment, such as scanning electron microscope, industrial CT scanner, 3D projection surfaces, as well as plenty of space for student work.
The Animation and Game BA Programme at the University of Applied Sciences Darmstadt combines a high academic standard with a strong practical orientation. It is mainly carried out in English language.The unique combination of the disciplinary fields animation and game reflects the merging platforms and distribution channels and enables the graduates to position themselves in a highly dynamic professional field.
The Animation and Game Direction MA offers students advanced theoretical knowledge and methodological competencies in order to develop directorial authorship based on intense genre knowledge and critique, mastery of industrial standard producing practices as well as strong leadership skills. Students are enabled to develop compelling, innovative content as well as carry out original research in the field of animations, games and immersive experiences.
The Hochschule der Medien is a state university for applied sciences in Stuttgart-Vaihingen.
The degree program in audiovisual media offers training in Computer Animation, Film, VFX, Sound Production, Interactive Media and Games, and Television and Event Media.
Students of the Hochschule der Medien graduate as creative media engineers with a bachelor or master of engineering. Both bachelor and master-level course programs in games, interactive visualizations – VR, AR, 360° – are offered through the HdM’s Institute for Games. The univerity’s newly established Visual Media Lab (VMLab) investigates various areas of visual competence, e.g., through new color spaces, HDR, and higher frame rates. In the Digital Media college, a joint doctoral program in cooperation with the universities of Stuttgart and Tübingen, 20 doctoral projects are developing new technologies and algorithms in the areas of computer graphics and visualization, image and sound processing, i.e., visual effects and media technology. Other research topics include visual analytics methods, processes for image encoding, and development of new color standards for cinema, television, and other imagegenerating devices. In addition to numerical processes to calculate virtual fluids and textiles, the operatorsystem interface and barrier-free media are also being investigated. Application possibilities for high-performance computing in media productions are being investigated at the Hochschule der Medien in cooperation with the Media Solution Center Baden-Württemberg (MSC-bw).
In the bachelor's degree program in Time-Based Media, you will receive specific training in the audiovisual and interactive media sector. In addition to the classic training for film, 2D and 3D animation are taught as well as creation and implementation of multimedia media concepts. With our degree program, you will receive a comprehensive education that will best prepare you to enter the film, media and gaming industry.
The media faculty at the Offenburg University of Applied Sciences offers 2 bachelor´s (7 semesters) and one master's degree (4 semesters) in which graphics, web design, film, VFX, audio, animation, games and interactive media can be studied. The Bachelor of Arts degree in mediengestaltung produktion is for students who want to focus entirely on the design of the different media.Those who would like to have a little more diversification can choose medien und kommunikation Bachelor (previously Medien und informationswesen, revised from WS23 on) or Medien and Kommunikation in the Master study (optionally M.A. or M.Sc.). Here, in addition to the design subjects, marketing, social media, media informatics and media technology are also taught. Another course will be added in the winter semester of 2023: Virtual Worlds and Game Technologies, which will focus on the design and programming of realtime applications, like visualisations, simulations or prototyping in XR or games.
Digital Arts & Entertainment (DAE) is an internationally focused and English-taught Bachelor’s degree at Howest University of Applied Sciences in Kortrijk, Belgium. Students have 6 majors to choose from: VFX, 3D Animation, Game Graphics Production, Game Development, Interactive Sound Production and Independent Game Production.
Howest DAE has been preparing students for the challenging Game, VFX & Animation industry for almost 20 years. While doing that, we've won several awards. We were declared the 'Best game design and development school in the world' 3 times in the last 5 years (2021-2018-2017) by The Rookies World School Rankings®.
We’ve established a broad international network with some of the most prominent players in the industry and our 1200+ alumni hold positions in studios throughout the world.
All info: www.digitalartsandentertainment.com
The ifs Internationale Filmschule Köln is a full study and further education institution with an artistic-scientific focus. Established in 2000, the ifs is consistantly ranked as one of the best film schools in Germany.
The specialisation in VFX & Animation within the Bachelor’s programme Film offers a large-scale study programme that conveys all fundamental technical and design aspects of professional effects production and 3D animation. Supported by state-of-the-art equipment and tutors from the industry students get the opportunity to follow their own interests and gain specialization through exercises, seminars and project work.
The Master’s programme 3D Animation for Film & Games: it deepens the students’ existing knowledge of the 3D process with a rich set of methodical, theoretical and design-practical skills and will acquire new knowledge in areas such as authorship and experimental work. Close integration with the industry is a central component of the extra-occupational programme.
Student & alumni showcases: https://vimeo.com/showcase/4700528
Luleå University of Technology started offering courses in VFX, CG and game development in 1995, making it one of the oldest schools of its kind in northern Europe. Alumni from our programmes in game development, VFX and set design have gone on to work for studios around the world, such as DNEG, MPC, Framestore, Weta, ILM, DICE, Epic, Ubisoft - and many others.
Today we offer international applicants a 3-year Bachelor's programme in Computer Game Programming and a 3-year Bachelor's programme in Computer Graphics for Games and Film. Both programmes are free of charge for European citizens, and students at Skellefteå Campus are guaranteed housing. This gives you the freedom to focus on what matters: your studies, your creativity, and your future.
Student showcase and alumni info at gscept.com
Mediadesign University (mdh): Quality Education for Creative Minds
Mediadesign University offers a creative community with small learning groups, personal contact with lecturers, and practical experience. The mdh offers five bachelor's (a.o. Digital Film Design - Animation/VFX) and two master's programs, with accreditation from ZEvA. The university prioritize quality teaching and practical projects to support students' career goals in the creative sector. Locations are in Berlin, Düsseldorf, and Munich.
Merz Akademie, University of Applied Arts, Design and Media, Stuttgart is a nationally accredited, non-profit university. With excellent technical facilities, the bachelor's and master's degree programs offer access to a wide range of media technologies and applications, knowledge, art and design. Students can combine the four areas of study - Crossmedia Publishing, Film and Video, New Media, and Visual Communication - or focus on one area. Students get a good insight into professional life during an internship semester.
The New Media program focusses on two main subjects: Web/UI/UX design, and 3D/VR/AR design. Running a professional VR lab, Merz Akademie is one of the few German universities that have been offering VR and AR projects and courses since the early 2000s. Since then it has an ongoing partnership with local, national and international scientific partner institutions and universities.
Moholy-Nagy University of Art and Design Budapest is a leading university in the field of creative studies offering BA and MA programmes and short term courses. We implement and execute incubation and research and bring projects to life with domestic and international partners.
MOME Anim is one of the most important creative centers of Hungarian animation. Our BA provides a strong foundation of animation, filmmaking and design skills, and the MA focuses on individual project development and unique creative initiatives. Apart from launching our MA programme in English from 2023 we also added two new specializations to the existing Animation Director programme: Video Game Studies and Immersive Storytelling.
The Media Design programme provides a practical and theoretical introduction to audiovisual communication and new media. Education covers all creative processes of a project from preparation until cinematic postproduction. Our programme also inculdes digital and software-based generative and interactive design with basic programming and aims to conduct research in robotics and artificial intelligence.
SAE Institute is the world's largest private education provider of creative media technology with a global network of 54 campuses on 5 continents.
For more than 40 years SAE has been establishing international standards for creative media technology education in the fields of Audio Engineering, Film Production, VFX & 3D Animation, Webdesign & Development, Content Creation & Online Marketing, Music Business, Game Art and Games Programming.
Their graduate programs have a strong hands-on emphasis. This practical approach involves individual learning in a creative and productive atmosphere in state-of-the-art studios and modern workplaces with up-to-date equipment. Our close ties to the industry allow graduates to directly enter into a professional career.
The Bachelor of Arts/Science degree awarded to graduates is accredited by the University of Hertfordshire. Subsequently, students can enrol in either of two work-based Master of Arts/Science programs, which are offered by SAE in collaboration with the University of Hertfordshire, England and the renowned Folkwang University of the Arts, Essen.
SCAD is a private, nonprofit, accredited university, offering more than 100 graduate and undergraduate degree programs across locations in Atlanta and Savannah, Georgia; Lacoste, France; and online via SCADnow.
SCAD School of Animation and Motion students deliver captivating moments across multiple platforms. From illuminating fantastical realms and characters to expertly integrating motion media in virtual studio environments and public spaces, students develop the acumen, creativity, and dexterity necessary to launch their creative careers. Majors include animation, motion media design, and visual effects.
Combining technical mastery with artistic sensibility, students become architects of the imagination in the SCAD School of Creative Technology, completing a detailed curriculum as they pioneer immersive realities and award-winning attractions, video games, and mobile apps. Majors include immersive reality, interactive design and game development, and themed entertainment design. Visit www.scad.edu
The OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts (TH OWL) is a strong research university for applied sciences, which offers around 60 bachelor's and master's degree programs as well as doctoral programs at three locations. It is firmly anchored in Ostwestfalen-Lippe, a lively and economically strong region in the north-east of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany. The TH OWL is creative, innovative and sustainable. It lives through the diversity of its departments, which are technically, economically, creatively and artistically oriented.
Since February 14, 2022, the department of Media Production is located in our new building in Detmold on the Creative Campus. The creative campus has the latest camera, lighting and sound technology, three studios for film, photo, VFX, VR and virtual film production, a radio station, a surround studio, a risography studio, modern editing and grading stations and four digital computer labs for optimal teaching, learning and working.
The University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria in Hagenberg features a range of specialized programs in Informatics, Communications, and Media. The programs Digital Arts (BA), Media Technology and Design (BSc), Digital Arts (MA), and Interactive Media (MSc) offer industry-oriented education in digital media.
Digital Arts (BA)
This program provides the relevant know-how, specializing in designing, conceptualizing, and producing animations, games, and their manifold facets (audio, video, mixed reality, etc.).
Media Technology and Design (BSc)
This bachelor’s program provides students with the technical expertise and the design and communication skills for web, multimedia, 3D modeling, computer games, audio & video production, or cross-publishing.
Digital Arts (MA)
This full-time master’s degree program builds on a student’s creative, design, and technical skills. It focuses on professional and in-depth computer animation, audio/video, and games.
Interactive Media (MSc)
This English-taught master’s program offers a wide range of subjects focusing on the technology and engineering behind interactive media, computer games, and cutting-edge online media.