What do films like The Dark Knight, Wall.E and the Saw series, albums by Kanye West and Amy Winehouse, and games like Guitar Hero: On Tour all have in common? They were all developed by teams with Full Sail graduates!
They were all developed by teams with Full Sail graduates! With students from over 65 countries, 110 world-class recording studios, and many spacious film soundstages, Full Sail's innovative and accelerated style of education provides a unique real-world education in film, music, animation, video games and recording arts. Inquire today for more information about Full Sail's exciting programs!
Full Sail is dedicated to helping creative students follow their dreams in the entertainment and media industry. Whether they are passionate about music, art and design, web and technology, filmmaking, or the business behind entertainment, an education at Full Sail University can prepare students for a career path doing what they love. Through Full Sail’s real-world approach, students work in studios and labs using industry standard equipment, compiling a portfolio showcasing their work to potential employers. Located in Winter Park, Florida (just minutes from Orlando), the Full Sail campus has the look and feel of a creative studio environment, complete with industry-standard recording studios, spacious film soundstages, a motion capture studio, game studios, and a professional performing arts venue – all housed in a 191-acre multimedia complex.
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, How to Train Your Dragon, How to Train Your Dragon 2, Kung Fu Panda 2, Rise of the Guardians, Home, The Golden Compass, G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra, Beowulf, Sky High, and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End.
"I still get goosebumps when I see my own stuff up on screen. There's something about film that is permanent to me. Once you've done it, it's there. If you've done your job right – and you're doing a really good job – it's there on a ‘wow’ level too, and you can hear it in the audience."
Silicon Valley, Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, Game of Thrones
"The higher you move in the industry, the more you climb … it isn’t the workload that increases. It’s the intensity of that work, it’s the importance of those decisions, and it’s the amount of influence that you have in moving something in one direction or another. There is a humbling sense in that."
HTC Vive, Xbox One, Halo 4, Ryse: Son of Rome, Sunset Overdrive, Ascend: Hand of Kul
"Making games was the only thing I could ever pursue with a passion. I couldn’t be a lot of things for one reason or another, but I liked that games require you to be creative and technical at the same time. I could do that."
Pharrell Williams, Justin Timberlake, Gwen Stefani, Bruno Mars, Prince, The Rolling Stones, Beyoncé, Jay Z
"It's that moment in time – you're capturing that sound that's only going to ever happen once and [it’s there] forever. 20 years later, you hear it on the radio and you remember exactly where you were when you recorded that... when you made that record, or worked with that artist. It brings you back."
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The Full Sail Global Achievement Scholarship is designed to encourage and develop future international entertainment and media professionals throughout the world. Through the Global Achievement Scholarship, eligible participants may receive up to $5,000 toward the tuition of their Full Sail campus degree program.
The Global Achievement Scholarship will award up to $5,000 to eligible campus degree program candidates. This scholarship fund is limited, and will be awarded to all applicants who meet the eligibility requirements and according to the award determination process as outlined below.
In order to be eligible for consideration, those applying for a Global Achievement Scholarship must: * Be a non-US citizen. * Complete and submit the Global Achievement application, and an original 250-word essay on “How My Full Sail Education Will Help Me Achieve My Career Dream” prior to the first day of class. * Applicants must have applied for one of the following accelerated campus degree programs: * Associate degree programs:Event Production, Graphic Design or Recording Arts * Bachelor degree programs:Creative Writing, Entertainment Business, Film, Media Communications, Music Business, Recording Arts, Show Production or Sports Marketing & Media * Master degree programs: Entertainment Business, Film Production, or Game Design.
The Global Achievement Scholarship application must be submitted to the Full Sail Scholarship Committee prior to the desired start date.
This program introduces students to the design, development, and implementation of software-based solutions and products for business, entertainment, and consumer markets. You’ll work on your own software product, while building the critical-thinking and professional skills necessary to enter this industry.
With the focus areas of Interface Design & Usability, Web Standards, Interactivity, Dynamic Back-End Development, and a Final Project, Full Sail’s Bachelor of Science in Web Design & Development ideally prepares you for a professional career to pursue a role at a web development studio, or launch your own business. Covering both front end and back end development, you’ll learn to concept, code and publish your own standards-based content for the Web, smartphones and tablets, you’ll develop a well-rounded skill set.
You’ll learn everything from creating a film’s story, finalizing scripts, and storyboards to preparing budgets, scheduling shoots, and holding casting calls. Of course this also includes the postproduction process, by cutting, rearranging, recording and editing footage, dialogue, sound effects, music, and visual effects and titles. In all this you’ll be using Hollywood professional gear, from 16mm, 35mm and HD cameras, cranes and lighting rigs to Full Sail’s own multi-locale backlot..
Full Sail's [Bachelor of Science in Game Design] (https://www.internationalstudent.com/school-search/2524/usa/florida/full-sail-university/game-design) focuses on the areas of Programming Languages, Interactive Development, Architectures, and Projects. Courses include each cycle of game mechanics, the foundations of programming, design and development analysis and prototyping.
Students learn production processes used by top studios to design and produce best-selling games while also honing their skills by studying the building blocks of narrative design.
This degree program focuses on the fundamentals of interactive graphics development – including character creation, environment and prop creation, the game production pipeline, in-game effects, and animation.
This program’s specialized courses focus on core concepts in teamwork and leadership, project development, design and prototyping, and marketing, as well as grounding in different types of software.
Full Sail's Full Sail's Game Development Bachelor of Science students master the technology and tools necessary to develop and program single and multiplayer video games for gaming consoles, personal computers, and networks.
This program allows students to explore the production processes used to produce content for mobile gaming platforms, such as character sketches, level design, story development, and other creative elements.
Full Sail's Bachelor of Science in Show Production, with focus on Live Event Production, Audio & Lighting Systems, Audio Visual Technologies, and Concert Media Design will teach you all aspects of working behind the scenes.
This degree gives students an in-depth and hands-on education to prepare students to work on concerts and live shows while also teaching them program lighting systems and how to install proper audio and visual components.
From live shows, gigs, or conventions; to arena rock shows or theme parks, you will be able to launch a career in every part of this growing industry.
In this program, students develop an understanding of contemporary music hardware and software technology by creating their own songs, scores, and soundtracks.
Music Composition and Programming, Musical Arrangement, Songwriting, Music Theory, Digital Recording Principles and Audio Postproduction
This program is designed to provide students with foundations in audio basics before immersing them in project base courses, allowing them to explore the networking, project-management, and entrepreneurial skills necessary for the industry.
Full Sail's Bachelor of Science in Music & Recording Arts allows students to get the opportunity to experience the different facets of the industry, as they develop the skills they need to get their hands on the controls in one of our industry-standard recording facilities.
If you want to pursue a degree in the entertainment and media industry you can bring your English up to speed, learning alongside students who share your passion. Full Sail's English as a Second Language program builds your English skills on all levels of comprehension, vocabulary, listening, and conversation while being creative.
Projects and exercises – including movies, songwriting, blogging, podcasts, art, and more prepare you for language proficiency exams while at the same time being emerged in the university environment, the entertainment industry and interacting with current faculty and students.
Full Sail University's Bachelor of Science program in Media Communications includes the focus areas of Written & Visual Communications, Digital Audio & Video Production, New Media Tools, and Transmedia Storytelling.
Students build skills in written and verbal communication and learn how to navigate current and emerging channels, such as Facebook and Twitter, on behalf of the brands and organizations they represent. Learn core communication principles and writing techniques, while becoming familiar with digital media from video and audio, to games and animation, new media technology and theories of aesthetics and communication, and learn the workflow processes involved in creative project management.