The Animation and Game Entrance Examination assesses competencies and characteristics such as creativity, perceptiveness and imaginativeness, visualization and visual thinking skills, the ability to independently and systematically develop meaningful design concepts related to the field of animation and games, practical artistic and technical skills, motivation for the field of study and interest in animation and game culture and technology.
In order to apply for the Artistic Entrance Examination you must submit a digital portfolio with 3 work samples. These must be projects related to the field of animations and games, such as: storyboards/animatics, concept art, 3-D graphics, animations, digital games/game prototypes. You may submit a maximum of 3 digital work samples. However each work sample can be a project consisting of several related elements.
The Animation and Game Entrance Examination consists in two stages: a Portfolio Examination (Stage 1) and a Presence Examination (Stage 2).
During the Portfolio Examination (Stage 1) the application portfolios are assessed by the Board of Examiners. Applicants must pass the Portfolio Examination to get admitted to the Presence Examination (Stage 2).
The Presence Examination (Stage 2) is a full day examination. It will be carried out from 27.06.-01.07.2022 at Media Campus Dieburg and consists in several assignments and an interview. Please note: Depending on the Covid-19 situation the Presence Examination might be carried out online.