About School

3dsense Media School is a pioneering digital arts school in Asia, preparing students for careers in the media and entertainment industry for over 13 years. Dedicated to providing a real-world education, 3dsense aims to mold the next generation of elite digital artists and designers for the global industry. Some of the properties her alumni have worked on include Interstellar, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, The Avengers, The Hunger Games series, Assassin’s Creed, Game of Thrones and many more.

3dsense was recently ranked Top 10 in the world by The Rookies 2020 across all her courses. Besides education, the school also plays a major role in fostering a vibrant arts & design industry through its events and masterclasses.

Location: Singapore Students: 101-500 Staff: 11-50 Founded: 2003 Type: Private Industries: 3D Animation, Game Design, Illustration, Motion Graphics, Visual Effects

Success Stories

Graduates have successfully gained employment in many of the world’s biggest media and entertainment studios, such as Lucasfilm’s Industrial Light & Magic, Framestore, Weta Digital, Bandai Namco, Ubisoft, Moving Picture Company (MPC), Animal Logic, Carbon, Fox Sports and many more.

Luan Nguyen

Digital Matte Painter

Stanley Wong

3D Modeler

Louis Ng

Senior Animator

Caroline Chai

Prep Artist

Wong Leong Kit

Matchmove Artist

Theophane Tan

CG Artist

Sen Lai - Founder

We believe that a great school is an environment, infused with the right culture and philosophies coupled with great mentors. This environment embodies the hopes, dreams and will of all our students. They are the soul of this environment and this school is them.

Staff Bios

Here are three staff members from the school that represent the level of professional experience and knowledge of the faculty.

Patrick Woo

Patrick is a visual effects artist who is well-versed in many areas of the VFX pipeline. With over 22 years of experience. He had worked on various AAA movies, such as Captain America, The First Avenger (TD), Bourne Legacy(FX TD), Dark Knight Rises(Model TD) as well as senior and VFX consultant roles in various VFX studios. Patrick has an intimate understanding of VFX, having practiced as a Roto and Matchmove artist, Technical Director, Costume TD and Effects TD, amongst many other roles.

Julian Khor

Julian Khor has over 20 years of experience working as a game artist, art director and sculpting mentor. Before joining 3dsense, he was senior game artist at Ubisoft where he supervised artists working on environment and character designs.

Kendrick Lim

Kendrick Lim is an illustrator and concept designer, beginning his creative journey in Tokyo as a game designer, before returning home to Singapore in 2005 to establish Imaginary Friends Studios alongside internally acclaimed Stanley ‘Artgerm’ Lau, who also teaches at 3dsense.

Student Artwork

Here is a small sample of artwork created by students during their time at the school. This quality of work is used by students' to apply for jobs.


As 3dsense’s primary goal is to prepare students for employment, our courses simulate real-world conditions. As such, our courses are designed to be intensive, where students will be trained to be highly proficient in industry tools and grounded in art fundamentals. Most of our diplomas are 1-year full-time, and students will be able to create a showreel by the end of it, which is key to entering the industry.

3dsense Media School is a government-appointed Continuous Education Training Centre with Skillsfuture Singapore. This means that our school is subject to stringent regulatory audit, in order to ensure that our students can get their best education with us.

  • Game Art and Animation - Full-time Program (1 year)
  • Concept Design and Illustration - Full-time Program (1 year)
  • Motion and Graphic Design - Full-time Program (1 year)
  • 3D Animation and Visual Effects - Full-time Program (1 year)
  • Figurative Sculpting - Full-time Program (4 months)
  • Digital Film Production - Full-time Program (6 months)


  • Rookie Awards 2016 - Game Design Runner Up
  • Rookie Awards 2017 - Visual Effects Winner
  • Rookie Awards 2017 - 3D Motion Graphics Top 10
  • Rookie Awards 2017 - Game Design Top 10
  • Rookie Awards 2017 - Illustration Top 10
  • Rookie Awards 2018 - 3D Motion Graphics Top 10

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