WePlay Esports launches Computer Graphics Film Director course at national university

WePlay Esports launches Computer Graphics Film Director course at national university

The esports media holding company has signed a Memorandum with Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema, and Television University and announced the launch of the Computer Graphics Film Director course

WePlay Esports will train students in computer graphics film directing together with Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema, and Television University.

It is the first course in directing at a higher education institution in Ukraine whose development was initiated by an esports company. Students will get a comprehensive professional education and a state-issued bachelor's degree diploma.

What you need to know about the course “Computer Graphics Film Director”. Image: WePlay Esports
What you need to know about the course “Computer Graphics Film Director”. Image: WePlay Esports

One of the main training tools will be Unreal Engine from Epic Games, a widely used real-time 3D graphics creation tool. Students of the course will acquire game design, animation design, character animation, cartoon, cinematic video, and other audiovisual production skills.

Maksym Bilonogov, general producer and chief visionary officer at WePlay Esports media holding company, will become the youngest course master in the history of the university.

Maksym Bilonogov, general producer and chief visionary officer at WePlay Esports. Photo: WePlay Esports
Maksym Bilonogov, general producer and chief visionary officer at WePlay Esports. Photo: WePlay Esports
“Today's world is rapidly evolving. The basics of animation directing, as they were taught before, need updating. That’s why we decided to develop a course where we will train specialists to work with digital animation. The knowledge and expertise they gain will help graduates find new opportunities for building and developing their careers. WePlay Esports will hire the most talented ones,” says Maksym Bilonogov, general producer and chief visionary officer at WePlay Esports.

The course teaching staff is composed of WePlay Esports studio team members. The course mentors' expertise and knowledge will help students master not only the theory but also practical animation skills.

Training will take place at the WePlay Esports office. The company will provide students with the necessary equipment.

Olga Ravliuk-Golitsyna, director of the Institute of Screen Arts, Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine, associate professor of cinematography at Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema, and Television University, supports WePlay Esports’ commitment to upgrading the existing training base and producing highly skilled professionals.

Olga Ravliuk-Golitsyna, director of the Institute of Screen Arts, Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine, associate professor of cinematography at Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema, and Television University. Photo: official website of the university
Olga Ravliuk-Golitsyna, director of the Institute of Screen Arts, Honored Worker of Culture of Ukraine, associate professor of cinematography at Kyiv National I.K. Karpenko-Kary Theatre, Cinema, and Television University. Photo: official website of the university
“Many WePlay Esports employees are graduates of our university, interested in developing a new specialization. The new course instructors will teach students a profession that will be in great demand,” notes Olga Ravliuk-Golitsyna,  director of the Institute of Screen Arts at the national university.

The media holding company intends to develop its educational activity and promote the formation of experts in various subject areas in the esports industry. 


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Source: WePlay Esports Press Office
Date: 02.25.2021

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WePlay Esports is an esports media holding company with key offices in the USA, China, and Ukraine. The holding company combines the best practices of esports, media, and entertainment fields to provide cutting-edge products and services worldwide.

Since 2012, the WePlay Esports brand is well-known for the high- quality organization and broadcast of online esports tournaments and LAN finals. Besides creating and hosting esports events, the holding company’s expertise lies in developing specialized IT solutions and a proprietary tournament platform, as well as brand integration into esports, and media rights sales.

By harnessing what the public is most passionate about — esports and entertainment — the holding embraces the opportunities and challenges in esports that empower businesses. They thereby evolve with this valuable global audience in the modern esports environment.