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•• Multiple Houdini Courses | • Single Houdini Course | ☼ Houdini available for Project/Studio Use

ArtFX is a private university offering French/English bilingual training and a Digital Director Diploma (Master’s degree equivalent) in CGI, CG Animation, and VFX as well as professional certifications in Game Art, Game Design and Pipeline Tools Development. 

Situated in Montpellier, ArtFx was created by professionals from the cinema, animation, video game and visual effects industries.  Through ArtFx programs, students are trained in Maya, Houdini, Affinity, Arnold, Zbrush, Mudbox, Nuke, Krita, Photoshop, Realflow, Mari, Substance, Speed Tree, Golaem Photoscan, Syntheyes, Autopano Pro, Storyboard Pro, Toon Boom Harmony, Adobe Audition, After Effects, Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Unreal Engine4, game maker, Spine, etc. for all of its educational tracks.

Training Programs offered include:

Master's of Visual Effects
Accredited by the RNCP at Level 1 (Master level) and recognized by the French government
[ 5-Year Program] [Courses available in French or English]     
The Master's of Visual Effects prepares students to successfully enter and thrive within international studios. Through practical application and group assignments, students learn all the skills necessary for the production of a VFX film. The creation of a graduation film, from conception to post-production, through filming and 3D production, helps students choose specializations for their future careers.

Master's in 3D Animation
Accredited by the RNCP at Level 1 (Master level) and recognized by the French government
[ 5-Year Program] [Courses available in French or English]     
The Master's in 3D Animation prepares students to successfully enter and thrive within the Digital Arts job market. During this training, students explore and experiment with all the different aspects of a 3D Animation Film pipeline.They become both creative and technical experts around the methods used within the professional studios: artistic and creative direction, team supervision, post-production methodologies, production management, etc.

Bachelor's Degree in 2D Animation & Stop-motion
[ 3-Year Program] [Courses available in French or English]     
This new Bachelor's degree in 2D Animation & Stop-motion is a 3-year program. It is an intensive course that prepares students for professional careers with 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.

Technical Director of the Video Game & VFX Programming
[ 2-Year Program] [Courses available in French or English]     
The Technical Director of the Video Game & VFX Programming prepares high-level programmers for work within the R&D departments of film studios and the largest video game studios. With advanced programming skills, they are the link between the artistic and technical dimensions of a project. Within ArtFX school, they put their knowledge into practice by collaborating on the production of 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Video Games projects.
Workshops for project management and software engineering give them the necessary training to make the right technical decisions to assist the creative vision for their future colleagues.

Master's Degree in Video Game
[ 5-Year Program] [Courses available in French or English]      
The Video Game Master's degree allows you to acquire advanced technical and artistic skills. At the end of their training, students will be able to join both the largest game publishers and the most prestigious independent international studios. Thanks to team projects and workshops supervised by professionals from all over the world, all aspects of Video Game Production are covered: Game Design, Game Art, Game Programming, Marketing, etc.
The educational program is centered around innovation and is fully aligned with the booming Game industry.