About School

Based in Singapore, 3dsense Media School is a leading digital arts school in Asia, preparing students for careers in film, games and animation for over 17 years. 3dsense’s diplomas focus on providing industry-based training for Visual Effects, Animation, Game Art, Motion Design, Concept Design & Illustration, and Toy Production & Figurative Studies. The school is built on the philosophy of passion, training students to achieve significant results in 12 months of intensive training.

Since 2015, 3dsense has been consistently ranked amongst the Top 10 Art Schools globally by β€œThe Rookies World School Rankings”, the world’s most respected ranking system for educational institutes in the creative media and entertainment industries.

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

β€’ 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.

Craig Stevenson

Craig Stevenson, an industry veteran of 20 years, has worked on various VFX projects such as Interstellar, The Avengers, Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, World War Z, John Carter, Narnia 3, Clash of Titans, Happy Feet 2, King Kong and many more.

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 β€˜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.

Courses

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)

Awards

  • 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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