MA 3D Animation for Film & Games

The Master of Arts in 3D Animation for Film & Games is a project-oriented cooperative study program of the Cologne Game Lab of the TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences) and the ifs internationale filmschule köln. It allows students to pursue their career in the media industry, while at the same time expanding their expertise in 3D animation in such areas as design, technology and dramaturgy within an academic context.

The course of study covers animated movies, digital games and immersive technologies, such as virtual reality and augmented reality consequently granting students the opportunity to discover unique forms of creative expression and fresh professional perspectives. In the age of converging media, animated imageries as well as their production gain complexity, therefore, creating new challenges for 3D artists. The MA 3D Animation for Film & Games prepares students for this dynamic working environment through a clear hands-on approach, cooperation with the industry and a wide portfolio of media theory, ultimately enabling them to shape the evolving field between linear and non-linear productions.

Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
2 years (4 semesters)
every year
Next application deadline: March 31st, 2022
Results of the pre-selection: May 4th, 2022
Interviews via Zoom:
June 10th, 2022
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tart of studies: September 19th,  2022 (winter semester 2022/23)
During the lecture period students will attend 12 hours of seminars, lectures and mentoring sessions per week. These will take place on Mondays (all day) and Wednesday evenings.

Our study programs are academically accredited by the accreditation agency AQAS – Agentur für Qualitätssicherung durch Akkreditierung von Studiengängen e. V..
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You can apply via the application website of the Cologne Game Lab.

The Masters’ program 3D Animation for Film & Games begins each year in the winter semester.

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