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Video Game Design and Development, Diploma

Toronto Film School, Canada

Toronto Film School

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About Video Game Design and Development, Diploma - at Toronto Film School

From concept through to production, you will learn the entire game creation process from a faculty of active creators with games such as Red Dead Redemption 2, Asteroids, GTA 4 and Max Payne 3 to their credit. In environments replicating the industry, you will explore all areas of video game design and programming for mobile, PC, web and console. You will get a deeper understanding of programming, game design, interface development, production, audio and sound, as well as business plans and commercial strategies. You will graduate with a diverse portfolio of video games that showcase your industry-ready skills.

Entry requirements

When submitting your transcripts, please make sure that you have successfully completed a Grade 11 math course. Alternatively, you can complete a Math Camp course to become prepared for entry into the program (Grade 11 Physics and Computers/Digital Media are also recommended, but not required).

We want to hear your thoughts on the gaming industry! Submit a short essay (300-500 words) outlining your personal and career goals in video games. We'll be looking for your overall understanding of the video game industry and how you envision yourself building a gaming career. We encourage you to include such details about the industry as: Canadian video game production companies, skill sets of design and development teams, your ideal entry-level position after graduating, and growth trends in industry careers. Please note, your short essay will not be returned.

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