film, video & TV training | professional development
Video Game Design for Kids
|Level:||13 - 17 yrs|
Date/s & times:
|Contact us to register your interest.
(Courses will run when we reach minimum numbers)
|Fee:||$295 (Open Channel Members) / $325 (non-members)
(Membership: $55 / $44 concession - join Open Channel here)
|Prerequisites:||Basic computer literacy recommended - age 13-17 only. Please bring your own portable pen drive so you can save your project and take it home.|
During the school holidays, don't just play video games... learn how to make them! If you love interactive media, film and TV and can see yourself behind the computer or in the director's chair, then you need Open Channel's three-day, hands-on course for young people who want to make video games. Guided by a professional games developer this course will teach basic game design and development skills in a fun and practical way using Unity 3D.
It's also a great way to meet other young people who are passionate about filmmaking and interactive media. All participants receive a master of the games they create with their name in the credits. This fun and interactive course is for 13 to 17 year olds only and no prior experience is necessary however basic computer literacy is an advantage.
With limited placements available, this course fills quickly so book now to avoid disappointment and get ready to shout 'Action'!
Day 1: Game Making Basics
Morning – STUDIO 2
Introductions and overview of the workshop. General game design and development
Presentation and game playing activities.
Afternoon – STUDIO 2
Group design and planning of Game, roles decided upon including – 3D, Audio, Level
Design, Music, Writing and Narration.
Day 2: Let's Create a Game!
Create a 3D game in Unity using the Terrain system
Game creation continued. Presentations of each game to other participants.
!Day 3: The Big Thing
Group work creating game as developed during session on day 1.
Finalising of elements of game
Presentation and Game Play.
Who should do this course?
Excellent for young people interested in interactive media and filmmaking; wanting an overview of the production process and some hands-on experience to get started. Where can I go after this course? After completing this course, participants will have acquired the basic knowledge and skills required to make a digital video game for distribution on the web.
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