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The School of Digital Arts

New3dge is a specialized private school of higher education in Paris, dedicated to Game Art, 3D Animation&VFX, and Concept Art. Our student program and teaching methods have been designed in collaboration with leading industry experts to provide our students with a curriculum that meets the highest industry standards. Our educators are carefully selected from a global network of respected professionals, ensuring that our students receive instruction from the most qualified and experienced teachers. At New3dge, our students have access to cutting-edge technology and a constantly evolving environment to help them develop the skills necessary for success in the video game, 3D animation&VFX, and Concept Art industries. Our campus, located in the heart of Paris, offers traditional classrooms equipped with easels and saddles for painting and sculpting, as well as digital classrooms featuring professional-grade software and hardware. We also provide support rooms and a cafeteria to create a comfortable and productive learning environment. Moreover, being situated in Paris gives our students unparalleled access to world-class architecture, museums, and parks, which makes it one of the most inspiring cities in the world to study art and design. In summary, at New3dge, we are committed to providing our students with a comprehensive education in the fields of art and design, equipping them with the knowledge and skills they need to pursue successful careers in their chosen industry.

Countries: France

Location: Campus

Industries: 3D Animation Visual Effects Game Design & Development Concept Art & Illustration

Software: 3ds Max Adobe Creative Suite Adobe Photoshop Adobe Substance Painter Blender⁣⁣⁣ DaVinci Resolve Houdini Marvelous Designer Niagara Nuke Unreal Engine V-Ray Zbrush

Programs: Degree

Certifications: Houdini Certified School Unreal Academic Partner


New3dge specializes in providing high-quality training in digital arts. We welcome students who are interested in developing their artistic and technical skills in the fields of video games and 3D & VFX animation cinema. Our team of experienced educators are dedicated to providing you with the skills, knowledge, and best practices necessary for success in the industry. We focus not only on teaching you how to create stunning artwork, but also on developing skills such as self-promotion, highlighting your achievements, and working effectively in a professional team environment.

Throughout your training, you will have the opportunity to work on group projects that simulate real-world production environments. This will provide you with valuable experience working collaboratively with other artists and professionals. Our individualized approach to education allows us to guide students naturally towards their specialties, ensuring that they receive the guidance and support necessary to succeed.

Our team of educators consists of industry professionals who work alongside digital production companies. They will be there to support and guide you through your training, providing feedback and advice on your portfolio and exercise reports to help you meet the expectations of the job market.


The objective of the preparatory year is to provide students with a solid foundation of fundamental, artistic, and technical skills necessary to expand their capabilities and effectively utilize digital tools in the subsequent class levels.


The following two years are aimed at reinforcing the fundamentals and skills learned in the preparatory year, and at familiarizing students with the digital landscape and various software that are frequently utilized by graphic artists throughout their training at New3dge. During this time, students work on strengthening their portfolios to become stronger candidates for “contrat de professionnalisation” in a company. Additionally, students are able to choose their area of specialization during this period.


Acquire the essential artistic and technical skills to conceptualize and produce high-quality graphical content for video games. This includes in-depth study and creation of characters, visual charts, and environments, as well as the production of cinematics designed for the specific engines used in video game development.


Acquire the artistic and technical skills required to design graphics and scenarios for 3D animated films. Our program includes courses in cinematographic production, such as photography, set and staging, storyboard creation, and filmmaking study. Students will also learn to create environments, special effects, characters, and understand the composition of images and videos. With this comprehensive skill set, our students are well-equipped to succeed in the competitive field of 3D animation and VFX.


Our Concept Art International program is taught by world-renowned concept artists and designers in English. This ensures that aspiring concept artists learn the latest techniques and industry know-how used by the best professionals in the world’s most famous studios. Through this program, students will acquire the artistic and technical skills necessary for the creation of original and compelling concept art for use in various entertainment industries, including video games, film, and television.

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