Red Raion, the CGI studio specialized in media-based attractions, has partnered with the MADE Program by the Rosario Gagliardi Academy of Fine Arts to launch a bachelor’s degree course in Animation and CGI.
The Academy is a legally recognised, degree-granting institution in Syracuse, Italy. Red Raion will handle the overall coordination of the course, as well as providing scholarships and placement opportunities in the leisure industry.
New degree program
The MADE Program, by the Rosario Gagliardi Academy of Fine Arts, was created to work at the intersection of design, art, crafts and local cultural traditions. Since its inception, it has built strong international programs and institutional relationships. It provides quality training programs in Design, Visual Arts and Fashion Design.
Now, it has joined forces with Red Raion to launch a bachelor’s degree course in Animation and CGI. This will include modules on visual effects, 3D modelling, animation and digital technology and is a three-year course.
It is accredited by the Italian Ministry of Instruction, Universities, and Research and led by both Italian and international professionals. The course aims to pass on the skills needed to produce memorable animation and CGI content for the attractions and entertainment industry. Red Raion will also be offering internships to students, preparing them for a career in media-based attractions.
Delivering specialist skills
“We are thrilled and honoured to partner with the MADE Program and make our expertise and experience available to the realization of a course with such a high strategic value,” says Valeria Rizzo, PR and Business Development Director at Red Raion.
“CGI and Animation are among the most interesting fields in terms of job opportunities and the demand for highly qualified and skilled talents is steadily increasing for both.
“Our bachelor’s degree is structured and delivered as a direct response to the growing international markets that require specialist skills and aims at preparing students to thrive on this new workforce reality.”
Last year, Red Raion also announced that it is collaborating with D-BOX Technologies in order to offer new immersive experiences.