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On Campus Programs

Become a Production Ready Film or Game Artist in 12 Months

Game Production Diploma Program

12 Month Program | On Campus

Visual Effects Production Diploma Program

12 Month Program | On Campus

Hybrid Associates & Bachelors Programs

Take Courses Online & On Campus
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GAME PRODUCTION ASSOCIATEPROGRAM

12 Month Program | On Campus

+General Education Courses I Online

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BACHELORS DEGREE IN GAME PRODUCTION

12 Month Program | On Campus

+General Education Courses & Electives | Online

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VISUAL EFFECTS PRODUCTION ASSOCIATE PROGRAM

12 Month Program | On Campus

+General Education Courses I Online

Dave School Bachelors of Visual Effects Program

Bachelors Degree in Visual Effects Production

12 Month Program | On Campus

+General Education Courses & Electives | Online

Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Earn your Bachelor's Degree Online in 30 Months

Bachelor's Degree in Motion Graphics

30 Month Program | Online

Bachelor's Degree in Production Programming

30 Month Program | Online

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Bachelor's Degree in Animation

30 Month Program | Online

Specialized Concentration Tracks

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GAME
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MIXED REALITY DEVELOPMENT

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GAME
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PRODUCTIVITY
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MOBILE APP DEVELOPMENT

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SIMULATION
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GRAPHICS PROGRAMMING

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DAVE Student ACHIEVEMENTS

The DAVE School has a rigorous work schedule that aptly prepares you for the industry you’re about to embark upon. Showing how communication, strong work ethics and the ability to adapt to change are key to being successful in an industry where problem solving is vital. These fundamentals are shown through the leadership of our instructors each day, and it has been a pleasure to have learned from such talented artists in our industry.

Sandra Ross / AlumnaVFX Artist at MPC

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Dean Lewandowski

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Dean Lewandowski

WETA Digital

“I decided to go to the DAVE School for a more focused learning experiencing. A few weeks after graduating the DAVE School, I was starting my first job in the industry as an artist on James Cameron’s Avatar.”

Rustin Devendorf

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Rustin Devendorf

StereoD

“Transformers 3 was the first project several DAVE School grads and myself had the privilege of working on at Digital Domain.”

Student Projects

Multi-Emmy Winning Student Group Project

DAVE is the real collaborative studio experience

STUDENT FILM PROJECTS

We offer game programming and design

DAVE loves games as much as you do!

STUDENT GAME PROJECTS

Instructors with Real Studio Experience

Jon Gourley - Instructor DAVE 101
Generalist for Game of Thrones
Matt Killian - Instructor DAVE 401
Animator for The Green Lantern
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Environment Artist for Forza Horizon 2
Tom Bremer - Instructor DAVE 401
Lighting Artist for The Hunger Games
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