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ELEVATING DREAMERS TO PROFESSIONALS

Begin your adventure in the game industry.

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Why ARC?

84% of our successful graduates start their careers in the gaming and creative industries.

ARC Academy is a place where students acquire valuable knowledge and skills, make new connections, meet professionals from game studios and build their portfolios.

Come to Bulgaria to study game dev and film! Find out more info regarding international students.

175 Students / 85 Graduates / 90 Currently studying

Students

175 Students / 85 Graduates / 90 Currently studying
47 professionals from the game and film industries, 28% of them ARC alumni.

Lecturers

47 professionals from the game and film industries, 28% of them ARC alumni.
More than 20 international game & film studios.

Partners

More than 20 international game & film studios.
4 game projects done.

Game Lab

4 game projects done.

Programs

The education at ARC Academy is practically oriented and meets the standards in the game industry. In the Academy, you will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for the professions of the future in the four fields of Game Design, Concept Art, 3D Art or Game Programming.

Apply now and start your gaming and creative career with ARC Academy!

Early Admission
March 31, 2024

OUR TRAINING FACILITIES

We are located at the Elieff Center for Education and Culture, in partnership with the American University in Bulgaria (AUBG).

We provide students with:

  • halls equipped with modern and powerful computers to perform practical tasks
  • the necessary software for conducting the training
  • area for practical tasks (life drawing, etc.)

Accreditation

Students who successfully complete our courses will receive a state-recognized “Certificate of Proficiency” and a Certificate from ARC Academy. These documents are recognized by game studios and confirm the skills of Academy graduates, enabling them to develop a professional career and be confident in their chosen field.

Game Lab - students’ final project

ARC students complete their training with a practical project – a video game. 2D & 3D artists, game designers, and programmers join forces and create their first game, supported by their mentors.

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