Which program is right for you?


How old are you?

1 Under 14
2 14-18
3 18-25
4 Over 25 with no experience in the film or video game industry
5 Over 25 with experience in the film or video game industry

What type of world do you feel closest to?

1 A technical world where you can experiment and learn new languages
2 An imaginary world with a captivating story (e.g. Pixar films, Ghibli)
3 A realistic world with mind-blowing effects (e.g. Marvel films)
4 A total immersion game world (e.g. Assassin's Creed)
5 An independent and original game world (e.g. Minecraft)
6 An original sound environment (eg: Kavinsky for Drive)

How is your creative potential best expressed?

1 Creating film scripts/game mechanics
2 Drawing characters or scenery
3 Creating with 3D tools or photography
4 Learning new languages and developing
5 Composing or mixing music / sound

What kinds of research does your interest motivate you to do?

1 Surfing the web and discovering/mastering new programming languages
2 Closely watching animation film making-ofs and being on the lookout for new 2D/3D short films
3 Watching visual trick videos and keeping an eye out for new 3D tools
4 Analyzing gameplay tests done by specialized video game sites
5 Looking out for buzz around the newest independent games that you can test and show your friends

What part of a video game or film are you the most interested in?

1 The technological complexity (multiplayer games, hardware equipment, 3D
2 The concept and inside workings of the action (game mechanisms, storylines)
3 The aesthetic quality of the scenery and characters
4 The visual effects
5 The development of character emotions, the animations / trailers
6 The sound ambience

How would you describe your relationship with programming?

1 You love coding in C or C++ and want to do that for a living
2 You love coding in new languages born from evolving web technology and want to do that for a living
3 You occasionally code but only for other things
4 You don't like coding at all

What is your approach to drawing?

1 You draw every day and have mastered movement (characters in action), anatomical drawing and perspective
2 You draw often but haven't yet mastered movement (characters in action), anatomical drawing or perspective. You would like to improve.
3 You draw very little or not at all and would not want to do that for a living, but are interested in this activity
4 You're not interested in drawing

What’s your dream job?

1 Like Myamoto (Mario…), you want to create new ways of playing in a structured environment
2 Like Myazaki (Princess Mononoke…), you want to imagine stylized, artistic universes
3 Like Persson (Mindcraft), you want to come up with and programme new game worlds by starting your own company
4 Like Lucas (Star Wars), you want to imagine fantasy worlds with special effects
5 Like Uematsu (Final Fantasy), you want to compose the music for films and games

What work situation can your see yourself in, most easily?

1 Freelancing, working from one project to the next while keeping your independance
2 Working in a company at the heart of an interactive team
3 Working in a company, leading a team, organizing team work
4 Being an entrepreneur, with your own studio of independent games

Do you see yourself studying abroad (Canada, France, Japan)?

1 Yes, it's essential and you want to do the majority of your studies abroad
2 Yes, you'd like to but you wonder about the financial aspect
3 Yes, you'd like to but for no more than a year
4 No, you'd like to go abroad after your studies for career development
5 No, it's not in your immediate plans
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