Apply to ARTFX: Get an Award-Winning Education

Based in France, ARTFX is a world-renowned accredited private school specializing in Animation, VFX and Games. Founded in 2004, it now includes 3 campuses and provides training that combines traditional artistic disciplines and the mastery of digital technologies. In 2020, ARTFX was ranked #1 Visual Effects School in the World for Production Excellence, 4th Animation School in the World and 7th Game Design & Development School in the World.

ARTFX is one of the few European schools that specializes in both filming techniques and compositing. Their alumni have a 95% job placement rate within major studios throughout France and around the world. ARTFX’s training programs are also renowned for being perfectly aligned with the demands of international studios.

Whether it’s Gravity, The Minions, Star Wars episode VIII, Ready Player One, or The Lion King,  you will find former students of ARTFX in all the major film or video game productions released in recent years. Over 900 graduation films have received festival selections.

2D Animation Program

This 2D Animation is an intensive course that prepares students for professional careers within these fields. Thanks to the combined use of traditional techniques and new technology, students develop artistic and technical skills through hands-on workshops led by internationally recognized experts. Through this style of training, students will also learn to lead team projects within the realistic conditions of a professional production.

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3D Animation Cinema Master

The 3D Animation Cinema Master program prepares students for jobs related to 3D character animation. This master aims to develop the students’ creativity, sensitivity and technique. They will experiment the different aspects of the production chain of a 3D animated film from the storyboard to the post-production, with a particular focus on the techniques used to give life to a 3D character. After making a film in a team under real production conditions in their final year, students are ready to enter the professional world.

For other 3D animation professions, see the 3D & Special Effects Master’s Degree, Programming / Technical Director in Video Games and Special Effects Master’s Degree.

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ARTFX is currently accepting applications. Apply now for the 2021-2022 Academic year and join one of the best creative schools in the world!

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