About School

Brassart was created in 1949 and originally provided training courses in tradition arts before moving towards graphic and digital design. They began teaching 3D in 2002, acquired the 3D specialized school β€œESMI” in Bordeaux in 2017, and became a new entity in 2019 with the acquisition of the group β€œEcole Aries” who is specialized in 3D Design, VFX, Animation and Video Games. Brassart in 2020 is made up of 12 schools proposing programs in Graphic Design, Video Games, and 3D, VFX, & Animation.

Location: France Students: 201-500 Staff: 51-100 Founded: 1949 Type: Private Industries: 3D Animation, Architectural Visualisation, Game Design, Illustration, Immersive Media, Visual Effects

Success Stories

The Brassart alumni network is made up of nearly 10,000 students. Most former students are based in France but a growing number are pursuing their careers abroad in the biggest studios.

Loris Mantello

FX TD, DNEG

Amine Ahamadar

Digital Matte Painter, DNEG London

Leo Frison

Lighting TD Artist, MPC

Alice Forel

Texture Artist, ILM

Bastien Pourchier

Senior Character Designer, Cinesite Montreal

Renaud Rieubland

Vehicle Artist, Kylotonn Paris

β€’ Alice Forel (2017), Texture Artist ILM London.

My memories of the school are filled with technical knowledge but also of my own personal development. The final year is dedicated to the β€œEnd of Studies Project” and teaches us how to work in a team to solve both technical and human problems. You leave the school stronger and a better person.

Staff Bios

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

Alexandre Collonge

Alexandre has been in the 3D industry for many years. His expertise focuses on modelling, sculpting, texturing, lighting, rendering but also characters/ objects rigging. He is one of the Zbrush Master of the school!

Delphine Carlier

Delphine is the queen of rigging at Brassart ! After many years working in different studios in Paris and Lyon, she dedicated herself to teaching animation and rigging.

Yoni Arena

Yoni was first into comics before diving into 3D and animation. He started his career as 3D animator, to become lead of different animated projects for the television industry. Yoni is now Director of Brassart Montpellier.

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

  • Preparatory Class in applied Arts. 1 year. 5600€ Intake September.
  • 3D VFX & Animation Bachelor. 3 years. 7200€/ year. Intake September.
  • Expert Cycle 3D Animation. 1 year. 6700€. Intake September.
  • Game Design Bachelor. 3 years. 7800€/ year. Intake September.

Awards

  • Rookie Awards 2018 - Visual Effects Top 10
  • Ubisoft Game Challenge
  • Serious Game Challenge of La Croix Rouge


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