Final Portfolio/Application Review for Fall 2024 Intake is January 31, 2024

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Basic admissions requirements
Pre-application interview

1. Do you already have some training (or self-teaching) in the fundamentals of realistic drawing and painting (including digital painting) and could you potentially show us a portfolio that demonstrates your skill level?

2. Will you have successfully completed at least 12 years of school before starting the program? (Or for Quebec residents: will you have successfully completed and been out of high school for at least one year before starting the program?). Could you potentially demonstrate this with the appropriate documentation and a letter of motivation?

3. Do you have at least an intermediate level of spoken English and could you potentially demonstrate this during an in-person meeting or Zoom interview?

Program Overview

School Name: Cestar Collège - Syn Studio (693630)
Program Name and Code: Concept Art (NTL.1A)
Language of Instruction: English
Diploma Type:* Attestation of College Studies (AEC)
Program Authorized by: Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur du Québec (MES)
Program Length*: 18 months - 6 terms (10 weeks each) - 1200 hours of class time

* - Please note that we are in the process of updating our NTL.1A Concept Art program. You can get more information by Submitting this Form.

Program Structure*


Term 1

Hours: 225*

  • 574-CA1-SY

    Intro to Concept Art

    45h

  • 574-DP1-SY

    Sketching for Production I

    90h

  • 574-AD1-SY

    Visual Reference Library

    45h

  • 574-TN1-SY

    Digital Image Manipulation

    45h


Term 2

Hours: 195*

  • 574-ND1-SY

    Image Integration

    45h

  • 574-DP1-SY

    Sketching for Production II

    30h

  • 574-EA1-SY

    Anatomy Study I

    75h

  • 574-CV1-SY

    Visual Communication I

    45h


Term 3

Hours: 210*

  • 574-GE1-SY

    Gesture, Expression and Personality I

    30h

  • 574-DP2-SY

    Illustrating Characters in their environments I

    30h

  • 574-EA1-SY

    Anatomy Study II

    30h

  • 574-CV1-SY

    Visual Communication II

    45h

  • 574-EC1-SY

    Originality in Design

    75h


Term 4

Hours: 180*

  • 574-GE1-SY

    Gesture, Expression and Personality II

    30h

  • 574-DP2-SY

    Illustrating Characters in their environments II

    60h

  • 574-CM1-SY

    Prop and Vehicle Design I

    45h

  • 574-CE1-SY

    Environment Design I

    45h


Term 5

Hours: 210*

  • 574-CP2-SY

    Character Design I

    60h

  • 574-CP1-SY

    Creature Design I

    60h

  • 574-CM1-SY

    Prop and Vehicle Design II

    60h

  • 574-CE1-SY

    Environment Design II

    30h


Term 6

Hours: 180*

  • 574-CP2-SY

    Character Design II

    45h

  • 574-CP1-SY

    Creature Design II

    45h

  • 574-MT1-SY

    Assuring Your Success in the Industry

    45h

  • 574-CE1-SY

    Environment Design III

    45h


* - Please note that we are in the process of updating our NTL.1A Concept Art program. You can get more information by Submitting this Form.

Note: Detailed course descriptions can be found in the student information package that you
can request after completing the form below.



Program Features



• Elite vocational training with relevant industry professionals


This is why you came here. To let those who have already succeeded show you the way.




• Free Cestar Collège - Syn Studio regular art and social events


Open studio life drawing, field trips, end of term student art shows and parties, art demos


Learn and improve while forging bonds with other passionate artists on the same path.



• Regular 1-on-1 coaching sessions with masters


Everyone who made it to the top had help along the way. Most had master level coaching.




• Attend industry events organized by Cestar Collège - Syn Studio (free for students in this program)


Game and film studio tours/visits, demos and workshops with world-famous concept artists, Industry parties and more.


Meet, learn from and make connections with the top people in the industry.



• Access to Cestar Collège - Syn Studio facilities outside of class hours:


School library
Student lounge
Personal storage locker
The Traditional Art Studio


The beautiful Cestar Collège - Syn Studio environment could be your everyday reality. A place to call home. A community and family that takes care of you.



Admission Process, Dates & Tuition*


STEP: ACTION OR EVENT: DEADLINE OR DATE: FEES/TUITION DUE:
Step: 1.a
Advanced Portfolio/Application Review (get feedback on your application and the chance to re-apply free of charge) Oct 25, 2023 $25 CAD
Step: 1.b
Final Portfolio/Application Review (this is where our team determines which candidates get an interview) Jan 31, 2024 $25 CAD
Step: 2
Admissions interview (the in-person or zoom interview that determines if we accept you into our elite concept art training program) End of Feb - Beginning of Mar FREE
Step: 3
Student Acceptance and Confirmation (Inscription Fee) End of Mar - Beginning of Apr $50 CAD
Step: 4
New Student Orientation and Start of Term 1 Sep 23, 2024 $5982.50 CAD* (Paid every term, for 6 terms)
Step: 4
New Student Orientation and Start of Term 1 Sep 23, 2024 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 5
Start of Term 2 Jan 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 5
Start of Term 2 Jan 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 6
Start of Term 3 April 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 6
Start of Term 3 April 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 7
Start of Term 4 July 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 7
Start of Term 4 July 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 8
Start of Term 5 Sep 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 8
Start of Term 5 Sep 2025 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 9
Start of Term 6 Jan 2026 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 9
Start of Term 6 Jan 2026 $5982.50 CAD*
Step: 10
Graduation ceremony TBD FREE
Total tuition and fees: $35,945*/**

* - Please note that we are in the process of updating our NTL.1A Concept Art program. You can get more information by Submitting this Form.


**Certain conditions apply


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