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ArtFX is an award winning Animation and visual effects school

Since 2004 we train talents for the world leading animation, visual effects and video game studios 

GRADUATES EACH YEAR

STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE SCHOOL

ALUMNI WORKING IN FRANCE AND ABROAD

PROFESSIONAL INSTRUCTORS

% OF STUDENTS HIRED JUST AFTER GRADUATION

ARTFX

Situated in Montpellier, ArtFX was created in 2004 by professionals from the cinema, animation, video game and visual effects industries.  ArtFX offers training in Houdini, Maya, Arnold, Zbrush, Unreal Engine 4, Unity 5, Mudbox, Nuke, Krita, Affinity Photo, Photoshop, RealFlow, Mari, Substance, Speed Tree, Golaem Photoscan, Game Maker Studio 2,  3ds Max, FPTrack, Autopano Pro, Storyboard Pro, Toon Boom Harmony, nCloth, Hair & Fur, Arnold, RedShift, Adobe Audition, After Effects, Premiere Pro, DaVinci Resolve, Spine…

CAREER PATHS

The students at ArtFX develop professional level skills in preparation for working within the following industries:

  • Cinema
  • VFX movies
  • 3D animation for film & TV
  • 2D animation
  • Post production
  • Video Games
  • Virtual reality
  • Advertising…

A WORLD-FAMOUS SCHOOL

In 2019, ArtFX is ranked 1th best school in the world for Visual Effects and 2nd best school in the world for 3D Animation and Video Game by The Rookies. Based in Montpellier, ArtFX is one of the few European schools that specializes in both filming techniques and compositing. ArtFX alumni have a 98% job placement rate within major studios throughout France and around the world. ArtFX training programs are also renowned for being perfectly aligned with the demands of international studios.

ArtFX Programs preview

Bachelor’s Degree in 2D ANIMATION & STOP-MOTION (Bac+3)

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Master's degree in 3D ANIMATION (Bac+5 RNCP Niveau 1)

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Master's degree in CGI & VISUAL EFFECTS (Bac+5 RNCP Niveau 1)

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Master's degree in GAME ART OR GAME DESIGN (Bac+5)

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Professional Certification in PROGRAMMING FOR VIDEO GAMES & VFX

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FINE ARTS FOUNDATION YEAR

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SUCCESS STORIES

Simon Rafin
Simon Rafin

Lead Compositor (Promo 2007)

Industrial Light and Magic (Singapour)

Nicolas Sauval
Nicolas Sauval

FX TD (Promo 2015)

Framestore (London)

Marie-Charlotte Derne
Marie-Charlotte Derne

FX TD (Promo 2014)

Weta Digital (Australia)

Aton Lerin
Aton Lerin

Senior Creature TD (Promo 2013)

Industrial Light & Magic (Vancouver)

Kime Honma
Kime Honma

Lighting Artist (Promo 2012)

Ubisoft (Montpellier)


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OF RECA (THE NETWORK OF FRENCH FILM ANIMATION SCHOOLS)
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VFX – 3D ANIMATION  – CGI – VIDEO GAMES – PROGRAMMING – FINE ARTS

MONTPELLIER – FRANCE
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