Foundation Course


STARTING DATE – October 2024

Language: SPANISH


16 to 18 years old


· Face to Face


2 school years


Small Groups



For young people aged 16 year and over who want to direct their professional training towards film, animation, 3D or videogames: the sectors with the highest current growth and with the best prospects within the industry.

  • Age 16 +
  • Basic computer skills
  • Motivation letter of between 100 and 150 words or motivation video (can be recorded on a cell phone) of between 45″ and 1″ explaining why you want to do this course and study at FX ANIMATION. 
  • Send your application to your academic advisor or to: [email protected]

At FX ANIMATION, we work on projects: students will not sit exams but will submit individual projects that will be evaluated quarterly. From each project, they will obtain their first personal portfolio to begin their curriculum vitae of images, which is what companies and producers in the sector will demand.

1st Course – Projects:

  • Photography and digital retouching
    Graphic design
  • 3D for graphic design and photography
  • Drawing 1 for concept art, animation and videogames
  • Development of the critical spirit through art and audiovisual
  • Body expression
  • 2D animation
  • Introduction to video games with Unity 3D for mobiles and tablets.

2nd Course – Projects:

  • Film production: script, production, editing and post-production
  • Drawing 2 for concept art, animation and videogames
  • Development of the critical spirit through art and audiovisual
  • Acting
  • 2D / 3D animation
  • 3D for VFX
  • Videogames for PC and consoles
  • Business and entrepreneurship
  • Graphic design assistant
  • Corporate designer
  • Graphic production
  • Digital designer
  • Audiovisual designer
  • 2D animator
  • 3D modeling technician
  • Audiovisual content editor
  • Photography assistant
  • Photo retouching assistant
  • Graphic design freelancer 
  • FX Experience Program
  • Alumni-X Program
  • E-Sports Program
  • FX Family Program
  • Seminars
  • Portfolio

The FX ANIMATION Foundation Course is the only training in both the public and private fields that offers specialized studies in 3D, animation, audiovisuals and videogames for young people from 16 years old who come directly from high school.

The methodology of the pre-university course is based on project work where students find themselves in a professional environment from day one, which will allow them to acquire a solid foundation both in technical knowledge and in the necessary personal and interpersonal skills to develop as professionals. The main focus of this training is for the student to discover his or her talent and individual vocation that allows them to shine and enjoy subsequent specialization in one of the sectors with a growing and unstoppable demand for professionals.

In this Course, you will develop your talent and guide your vocation within the audiovisual sector.





E-Sports Program

E-Sports is a discipline that consists of the practice of playing videogames at a competitive level, through leagues and tournaments. E-Sports are enjoying their finest hour in terms of recognition, investment and relevance.

FX ANIMATION is a pioneer school in incorporating E-Sports into academic life; one of the main objectives of the program is that students can play, enjoy and compete in videogames in a safe and controlled environment under the guidance of specialized trainers.

In the United States, educators and researchers affirm that this type of tournament is directly related to commitment and academic success and consequently, it reports very positive effects on learning and personal growth.

E-Sports are considered to be a highly effective tool to contribute to the development of the professional and individual competences and to promote cooperative work in the most innovative and cutting-edge classrooms and training centers such as FX ANIMATION.

Development of cognitive and interpersonal skills through E-Sports:

  • Critical and strategic thinking
  • Involvement and responsibility
  • Solving complex problems
  • Managing emotions
  • Performing under pressure
  • Communication and cooperation
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Creativity and initiative

Instrumental skills directly related to the technique of the game include:

  • Reaction speed
  • Precision
  • Peripheral vision
  • Injury prevention
  • Attention and coordination

AlumniX Program

FX ANIMATION is the only film, 3D, videogame and animation school with a totally free graduate student program. The Alumni-X program was born in recognition of the effort and work invested by our graduates. Proud of our young, bright and well-prepared students, we continue to accompany them once they have completed their studies.

Our job board, network of contacts, events and constant promotion on social networks, facilitate their incorporation into the working world immediately. Linked to the school through the Alumni-X program, graduates will continue to evolve professionally.

FX Family Program

The reception and accompaniment program for newly incorporated national and international students.

When starting training at FX, students face a double academic and social challenge: they leave their city or school and even their groups of friends to start a new life and study experience at FX ANIMATION.

The FX Family Program aims to actively integrate the student at school and in Barcelona, helping them to feel accompanied and participate in academic life from day one. As an inclusive school, the program is aimed at all students without distinguishing between any of them and respecting the individual needs of each one, at all times.

At FX, we are one big family and we strive for students, teachers and non-teaching staff to feel at home at FX. This meeting point with students strengthens coexistence, communication and knowledge exchange between the different training areas of the school. Integration and the feeling of belonging influence motivation and strong academic performance. Our program is totally free and available to all students from all backgrounds.