Bellecour Ecole is a specialized Art School
We offer a wide range of training programs, including VFX, 3D Cinema Art, Game Art, 3D Animation, 2D Animation, Concept Art, Art Direction, Game Design, Game Programming and Media. All such sections interact on ambitious projects, such as short movies and video games, and they also collaborate with the Design sections, on ventures ranging from VR to mapping and interactive exhibitions. With over 1200 students, we are currently the largest private school of Art in France (outside Paris) and in 2019, Bellecour Ecole was acquired by Galileo Global Education, the European leader of Education (and n°2 worldwide).
We offer more than 28 Bachelor and Master trainings (space design, fashion design, product design, graphic design, connected design, architecture & environment, art direction and branding, UX and UI, fashion design business, concept art, 2D animation, 3D animation, VFX, game development…) as well as 2 foundation courses (in Design & Entertainment) and Baccalaureate preparation.
A foundation course in Art, 2D, 3D and Game design : Anatomy & live model, Sketches, Analytical drawing, Perspective, Composition, Color, Lighting, Modelling, Shading, Rendering, Game design, Level Design, Storytelling, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in 2D Animation
A thorough curriculum that teaches students to conceive a 2D animated project (film/game), from the early stages of pre-production (storyboard, layout) to post-production (editing, compositing, sound design). Includes acting, posing, model sheet
Bachelor’s degree in 3D Cinema & Game Art
A specialised curriculum that teaches students to conceive a 3D animated project (film/game), with a spécial focus on Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Shading and Rendering.
Bachelor’s degree in 3D Animation
A specialized curriculum that teaches students to conceive animation on a 3D project (film/game), with a special focus on Animation (human characters, quadrupeds, flying animals, creatures…), Rigging, Acting, Motion Capture.
Bachelor’s degree in VFX
A specialised curriculum that teaches students to conceive special effects on a 2D or 3D project (film/game), with a special focus on CFX, Compositing, Post-production.
Bachelor’s degree in Concept Art
A specialised curriculum that teaches students to conceive Character Design, Environment Design & Props Design.
Bachelor’s degree in Game Design
A thorough curriculum that teaches students to fully conceive a game, from the early stages of game concept (game mechanics, level design) to completion (sound design). Includes UX, combat design, quest design, puzzle design.
Master’s degree in Entertainment
After a Bachelor’s degree, a student will both expand in-depth knowledge and acquire expertise in project management to be come a lead, a supervisor or a director. Different areas of expertise : direction, animation supervision, VFX supervision, technical art, art direction, and game development.Learn More
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Global School Rankings 2020
Awarded to Schools that ranked highly in the Rookies Global School Rankings 2020.