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1 Tech Art Contest + 1 Preparatory Year Contest

$390.00

Join the school of digital creation talents as soon as the school year starts (September 2023)!

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Description

To join RUBIKA Montreal, you will have to pass an entrance exam. You will have the possibility to take it remotely by videoconference. This exam was designed to get to know your profile and evaluate your creative potential. It takes place over one day and consists of a general and specialized culture test, three creativity tests and an oral interview with portfolio. This pre-selection allows us to detect the creative talent that you are!

Once you have registered, you will receive an invitation by email a few days before the date of your tests. You will also be asked to send us your portfolio in advance so that the jury can analyze it beforehand.

The results of the competition will then be communicated to you by email within 2 weeks following the date of the competition.

 

To Know

 

Location: Online

Registration: Open

Date of the preparation weekend: February 11 and 12, 2023

Competition date: February 23 and 24, 2023 – March 23 and 24, 2023

Registration deadline: February 16 and March 16, 2023

 

Access conditions

 

  • Possess a high school diploma and 1 year (Province of Quebec).
  • Other countries: You must have a high school equivalency diploma (e.g. Baccalauréat toutes séries for French applicants, on the date of entry or grade 12 for Ontario applicants).
  • No age limit.
  • Admission by competitive examination.

 

The exams

Tech-Art Contest

MCQ of general and specialized knowledge

30 minutes – coefficient 10%

The general culture MCQ will allow you to measure your knowledge on different themes such as current events, politics, geography, history, art, sports, etc…

The specialized culture MCQ will focus on the field of video games in general. You will have to understand the industry in its entirety: history, profession, names of studios, important events, production techniques, etc…

 

Mathematics and logic test

1 hour – coefficient 25%

The math and logic test will test your logic, observation and reasoning skills.

 

Isometric modeling test

1h30 – coefficient 25%

This test evaluates your ability to represent an object in 3 dimensions. In order to understand this test, we advise you to see or review the techniques of isometric modeling and to practice representing 3D elements on a 2D surface.

 

Oral interview with portfolio

20 minutes – coefficient 40%

Here we will try to discover you. We advise you to prepare a “portfolio” (or “book”) presenting your most relevant personal work, which can be very diverse: drawings, code, 3D modeling, level design, videos, photos, moodboards, programs, games, etc. Do not hesitate to surprise us! The oral exam will allow you to convince the jury that you are the ideal candidate to join the animation program.

Objective: identify your passions and demonstrate your motivation to enter the school.

 

This registration fee is non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Please note that there will be no additional fees beyond the annual tuition fee ($14,050 CDN)

 

Preparatoty Year Contest

Mathematics and logic test

40 minutes – coefficient 10%

The math and logic test will test your logic, observation and reasoning skills.

 

Creativity Test 1: Observation Drawing

1 hour – coefficient 15%

This test evaluates your ability to faithfully reproduce a still life. We recommend that you practice observation drawing regularly by reproducing everyday objects. With practice, your line and technique will improve and you will be able to accurately represent the proportions and perspectives of objects.

 

Creativity Test 2: Imagination Test

1h30 – coefficient 25%

This test allows you to evaluate your creativity. Based on a narrative genre, you will propose a graphic adaptation of a character and a setting.

 

Animation trend test: graphic design

1 hour – coefficient 10%

This test allows you to evaluate your ability to create a graphic proposal for a logotype based on a set of instructions. You will be able to highlight your creativity and demonstrate your graphic quality.

 

Video game trend test: isometric modeling

1 hour – coefficient 10%

This test evaluates your ability to represent an object in 3 dimensions. In order to understand this test, we advise you to see or review the techniques of isometric modeling and to practice representing 3D elements on a 2D surface.

 

You will have to do one of the two “trendy” tests. If you are more inclined to animation, you can do the animation test or if you prefer video games, you can do the video game test.

 

Oral interview with portfolio

20 minutes – coefficient 40%

Here we will try to discover you. We advise you to prepare a “portfolio” (or “book”) presenting your most relevant personal work, which can be very diverse: drawings, sketches, videos, photos, moodboards, scenarios, storyboards, sculptures, programs, games, etc. Don’t hesitate to surprise us! The oral exam will allow you to convince the jury that you are the ideal candidate to join the animation program.
Objective: identify your passions and demonstrate your motivation to enter the school.

 

This registration fee is non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

Please note that there will be no additional fees beyond the annual tuition fee ($9,100 CDN)