Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex

Program Descriptions

Animation & Game Art
The Animation and Game Art curriculum at the Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) is an intensive and hands-on two-year program. Students will develop skills in modeling, lighting, motion and sound, while learning how to tell a story. At the same time, you will gain command of the technical skills required in today’s highly competitive animation industry. Students will be mentored by industry professionals from world-renowned animation studios while completing a short animated movie project.

Game Development & Design
Another option being offered at Miami Animation and Gaming International Complex (MAGIC) is Game Development and Design.  The Game Development and Design two year curriculum allows students to explore the entertainment technology landscape while still pursuing a broad-based education. With an emphasis on game programming, the program exposes students to the breadth of development and design processes. Students can further specialize in game design, production, engines and systems, graphics programming and animation, mobile, Web, audio and more. The degree is intended specifically for students looking to have careers within the professional games industry or a related field, such as simulation, entertainment or visualization. This degree also provides students with a core computing education. Students will be mentored by industry professionals from world-renowned gaming studios while completing a game project.

Associate in Science Degrees

  • A.S. Degree Computer Programming and Analysis: Animation and Game Art 25072
  • A.S. Degree Computer Programming and Analysis: Game Development and Design 25064

 

3D Summer Camp

 

Animation and 3D Gaming Design Summer Camps
Ages 14 - 19
Here at Miami Dade College under the School of Continuing Education & Professional Development, we offer summer camp for Animation & Game Design for ages 14-19. If interested, click on the link to register for our summer camps!
www.mdc.edu/ce/summer_camps/#wolfson

MIA Conference

MIA Animation Conference & Festival
The Conference and Festival held at MAGIC every October was named one of the 10 best conferences for animators in the world by Creative Bloq, one of the top animation publications. MIA ANIMATION is an industry conference that focuses on computer animation, gaming, visual effects and motion graphics, film, Web design and visual arts. World renowned industry speakers attend every year and offer master classes along with software demos and multiple panels. It is a forum for active networking and practical information exchange, with strong emphasis on education and a commitment to developing and nourishing new talent. To learn more about MIA Animation Conference & Festival click on the link below. FREE for MDC Students.
www.miaanimation.com