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Schools Like Full Sail

bamifiedbamified Posts: 12Registered User New Member
Are there any other schools I should look into that have the same focuses that Full Sail has? (Full Sail focuses on Film, Game Design & Development, Recording Arts, Digital Media, Computer Animation, Entertainment Business, etc.)I know of Five Towns and Collins, but I was wondering if anybody knew any other college/university that offered some, if not all, of these programs. I'm really interested in recording arts as well as media productions. If anyone knows, please give me some 411!

Thanks =D
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Replies to: Schools Like Full Sail

  • undecidedundecided Posts: 2,029Registered User Senior Member
    UCSC now has game design & development (something like it, anyway), though it's a B.S. degree and not entirely vocational. I don't honestly know how it does in its media department, but you could check the website.
  • SgasrockSgasrock Posts: 33Registered User Junior Member
    UCF just started a program with EA games, with specializations in digital media, graphic design, game design and development.

    Full sail costs a lot of $$$ and it usually has accreditation (sp?) issues
  • tsdadtsdad Posts: 4,032Registered User Senior Member
    Programs & Degrees

    The Division of Animation and Digital Arts offers a three year Master of Fine Arts degree in Film, Video and Computer Animation. An undergraduate minor in Animation is also offered. http://anim.usc.edu/


    BING GORDON NAMED TO THE ELECTRONIC ARTS ENDOWED FACULTY CHAIR AT THE USC SCHOOL OF CINEMA-TELEVISION
    LOS ANGELES, CA, February 8, 2005 –Bing Gordon, Chief Creative Officer, Executive Vice President and a founder of Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), the world’s leading videogame publisher, was named the first holder of the Electronic Arts Endowed Faculty Chair at the USC School of Cinema-Television, it was announced today by Dean Elizabeth Daley. Resident in the School’s Division of Interactive Media, the Electronic Arts Endowed Faculty Chair is a rotating position that will be held for one to two years by leading figures in interactive entertainment that will join the School’s faculty as visiting professors.

    Gaming Expo at USC

    The November 24, 2003 Hollywood Reporter quoted Interactive Media Chair Scott Fisher about the recent digital gaming expo his division co-sponsored that was held on campus. Over 700 students attended as well as several gaming company sponsors. One of the largest game companies, Electronic Arts, plans to double the size of its Los Angeles studio to 600 during the next 18 months as well as enlarging its worldwide workforce. Scott noted that although vocational colleges offer video game design classes, "It is unique for a major research university to do so."
  • bamifiedbamified Posts: 12Registered User New Member
    Hmm .. thanks for the suggestions guys!

    I'm also interested in The Art Institutes ... I love how they have a program for culinary arts. I would love to go to a school that offers culinary arts along with the media classes... !! As for recording arts, I came across SAE, but that's about it (aside from Full Sail). I don't know what other schools offer similar programs.

    I was going to look for some in the United Kingdom as well, but I honestly don't know where to start, lol.
  • travelintravelin Posts: 12Registered User New Member
    Take a look at this thread:

    College Discussion > College Admissions and Search > College Majors > Other College Majors
    Sound recording/ Music Industry colleges
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