Syn Studio Concept Art Diploma Program
Build a top-notch portfolio and become industry-ready within 18 months!
Syn Studio, the popular Montreal-based concept art school, was ranked as North America’s Top Concept Art and Illustration School for 2019 by The Rookies. The school is currently inviting applications for its 18-month, industry-focussed Concept Art Diploma Program. The General Application Review Process is underway and the application deadline is February 5, 2020. Get more information about the program and kickstart your application process on the Syn Studio website.
Past and current teachers in the program include top senior concept artists and art directors in the industry such as:
Christian Robert de Massy (X-Men: Days of Future Past, X-Men: Apocalypse, Snow White and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button),
Pierre Raveneau (Gods of Rome, Asphalt Xtreme, and Tom Clancy’s ShadowBreak)
Brian Sum (Mass Effect 2 and 3, Dragon Age Origins, Sonic Chronicles and Shadowrun)
Remko Troost (Far Cry 3, Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed Unity)
Frédéric Bennett (Deus Ex, Conan, Transformers, Wet, and Kung Fu Panda universes)
Ever since its inception, Syn Studio has been helping art students from around the world progress to the next level and achieve their concept art dreams through its affordable and industry-relevant art programs. The elite Concept Art Diploma Program, is in its 4th year, was designed to provide aspiring concept artists with the tools, and techniques required to strengthen their fundamental knowledge and build a top-notch portfolio that exceeds industry standards.
Some examples of the progress made by Syn Studio alumni during the program:
Efe Vardar: Efe is an alumnus of the first batch of the Concept Art Diploma Program and works as a concept artist at WB Games, Montreal
Mohit Panjikar: Mohit Panjikar is an alumnus of the second batch of the Concept Art Diploma Program and works as a concept artist at Eidos, Montreal
A well-executed concept art portfolio acts as an extremely important and potent weapon for any concept artist. It not only demonstrates the artist’s ability and skill level but also provides an opportunity for the artist to express their style and showcase their versatility. In addition, it also creates a great first impression with the Art Director or Hiring Manager.
Luis Felipe Ramos: Luis Felipe Ramos is an alumnus of the second batch of the Concept Art Diploma Program and works as a concept artist at Ludia, Montreal
Pavel Postovoit: Pavel Postovoit is an alumnus of the second batch of the Concept Art Diploma Program and works as a concept artist at Digital Dimension, Montreal
The Syn Studio Concept Art Diploma Program’s cutting edge curriculum, with its courses, projects, and assignments, was created keeping the exacting demands of the entertainment industry. During the course of the program, you will undergo rigorous and intense training from your teachers, who are some of the top senior concept artists and art directors working in the entertainment industry.
Praveen Kumar: Praveen Kumar is an alumnus of the second batch of the Concept Art Diploma Program and works as a designer at WildBrain Studios, Vancouver
Seif Ragab: Seif is an alumnus of the first batch of the Concept Art Diploma Program and works as a concept artist at Ubisoft, Montreal.
Under the guidance of these experts, you will gain the necessary tools, techniques and skills required to level up, build a stunning portfolio that best showcases your abilities and become successful in the fast-paced concept art industry. At the end of the course, you will have achieved a level of artistic mastery and built an impressive portfolio that you never thought would have been possible within a short period of 18 months, giving you a huge edge over your competitors.
Giuseppe Di Stasio: Giuseppe is an alumnus of the second batch of the Concept Art Diploma Program and his portfolio won runner up in The Rookies 2019 Concept Art and Illustration category. He currently works as a junior concept artist at Square Enix, Montreal.
Syn Studio is located in the heart of downtown Montreal, a multicultural global entertainment hub filled with established and rapidly growing gaming companies that continually generate new job opportunities. The school’s convenient location combined with the highest quality education provided at the most affordable price has made it an attractive option for students from around the world. The presence of such a diverse group of like-minded aspiring concept artists from different parts of the world creates an exciting learning experience and forges lifelong friendships as you grow your skills and build your portfolios together.
Syn Studio’s recent diploma graduates are working as concept artists at top companies such as Warner Brother Games, Ubisoft, Beenox, Square Enix, Eidos, Ludia and Digital Dimension. Want to join these successful graduates? You can find out how on the Syn Studio website!
Due to the great success of Syn Studio’s alumni as concept artists in the industry, the popularity of this program is increasing and Syn Studio is expecting more applications this year. Please reserve your spot for your portfolio review now before it’s too late!
The General Application Deadline Review date for the Syn Studio Concept Art Diploma Program 2020 intake is February 5, 2020. You can reserve your place for an advanced portfolio review (first come first serve) and apply for the program here.
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