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Our Vision: To inspire, educate, and empower the next generation of digital artists and game developers, making their dreams a tangible reality with personal 1 on 1 mentorship.

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Experience required



4 Years


14 hours / week


Online with 1 on 1 mentorship




Year 1

1 On 1 Mentoring

No prior experience required

52 Weeks


M3DS Academy Diploma


International Certification


Discover your path to a successful 3D industry career through Academy Year 1, which equips you with skills to become a certified freelance 3D artist, offering hands-on experience in modelling, animation, sculpting, and more using industry-standard software.


Academy Year 1
Building the Foundation

In the first year, you'll lay the groundwork for your creative future. From mastering industry-standard software to receiving expert guidance, you'll develop the skills needed to excel in the 3D world. Our comprehensive curriculum includes Autodesk Maya, ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Unreal Engine 5. With 120 structural classes, personalized mentor support, and the opportunity to earn international Autodesk certification, this year sets the stage for success.

Program overview

In the 4-year academic program at M3DS Academy, students will embark on an immersive journey that equips them with comprehensive knowledge and practical skills across various domains of 3D art and game development.
Throughout this program, students will gain hands-on experience, collaborate on real-world projects, and receive personal mentorship. They will be well-prepared to pursue careers in games, films, product design, animation, and various other creative fields, armed with the skills and industry standard knowledge needed to succeed in a competitive job market.

Academy Program
Structure and Format

Module 1 - (A1)

Foundations of 3D Artistry

In this inaugural phase of Academy Year 1, you embark on an exciting journey to lay down the rock-solid foundations of your 3D artistry adventure. Over the course of the first four months, you will immerse yourself in the fundamental principles and practices of this captivating realm. Beginning with a comprehensive introduction to industry-standard software like Maya and Zbrush, you will gradually progress towards mastering essential skills in 3D modeling, sculpting, and texturing. You'll delve into the art of rendering in Maya, gain proficiency in proper topology, and explore the intricate world of UV mapping. Furthermore, you will step into the captivating universe of Substance Painter. As you move through these initial phases, you'll develop a deep-rooted understanding of the art form and establish a robust foundation for your creative journey ahead.


  • Introduction to Maya and Zbrush

  • Basic 3D modeling and sculpting techniques

  • Exploring the intricacies of rendering in Maya

  • Proficiency in proper topology and UV mapping

  • The art of Substance Painter

  • Cultivating a strong foundation in the artistry of 3D creations


Portfolio Promotion

We take immense pride in showcasing the promotion portfolios world wide of our talented students

Career Opportunities

Acquire the skills necessary to pursue a successful career in industries like gaming, film, fashion, product design, and more.

Scholarship Opportunities

We offer scholarships to support diversity and equal opportunities, making education more accessible to a wider range of students.



Games Industry

Prepare for an exciting career in game development. Dive into the world of interactive entertainment where you'll collaborate on projects that range from mobile games to expansive indie, AA or AAA titles. As a game artist or game developer, you'll contribute to game design, Game Art, mechanics, Animation, Rigging and programming, ultimately creating immersive digital experiences.


  • Game Characters Artist

  • Environments Realistic / Stylize

  • Game design and mechanics

  • Gameplay scripting

  • Rigging/Animation

  • Texturing Artist

  • Concept Art Artist


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In our commitment to diversity and promoting equal opportunities, the M3DS Academy offers scholarships to support women and young individuals aspiring to become professionals, 3D artists, or programmers. Don't hesitate to arrange a conversation with our team and mentors to discuss your aspirations and explore scholarship opportunities.

M3DS Scholarship

the Perfect Financing Solutions for You

Financial constraints should never hinder your access to our academy. Select a payment plan that aligns with your needs.

Enjoy the flexibility of spreading your payments over a maximum of 48 monthly installments without any additional fees.



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Obtain 7 certifications

Achieve international recognition with our comprehensive program that includes seven certifications, opening doors to exciting career opportunities and worldwide acknowledgment.

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Digital learning platform

Access all recorded lessons, online lectures, study materials, practical tasks, and track your progress and success in one convenient platform with 24/7 access. Everything is well-organized for your convenience.

Success is our shared journey of caring and learning.

One-on-One Mentorship

Experience personalized guidance and mentorship with our one-on-one mentorship program. Achieve your goals with individualized support and expert advice.


Begin your journey to further upskilling
and secure your spot today!

March 2024

Enrollment for


Up to 48 installments





  • What educational format does M3DS Academy provide?
    At M3DS Academy, we exclusively offer a self-paced learning format. This means that students have the flexibility to access our comprehensive courses and resources at their own convenience, anytime and anywhere. You can learn and progress through our programs without the constraints of fixed schedules, allowing you to tailor your education to your individual needs. Our self-paced format empowers you to take control of your learning journey in the exciting world of digital creativity. What Are the Primary Advantages of Self-Paced Learning with One-on-One Mentorship? With our self-paced learning approach complemented by one-on-one mentorship, you can ensure you never miss a class. In traditional settings, students who miss classes often experience a performance gap due to the industry-standard nature of our program. We believe that consistent and flexible learning is the key to a comprehensive educational experience.
  • What software does M3DS Academy teach?
    We offer cutting-edge education in industry-standard software, ensuring that our students are equipped with the latest skills and tools required to thrive in the digital arts and 3D industries. Our comprehensive curriculum covers a range of software, including Autodesk Maya, Zbrush, Unreal Engine 5, and Substance Painter. This extensive training allows our students to stay at the forefront of technological advancements and industry trends, giving them a competitive edge as they embark on their careers in the world of 3D and Games.
  • Is there an option to join the Academic program independently?
    Yes, there is an option to join the Academy program independently. Each year of the academy has specific requirements and is tailored to different levels of experience: Academy Year 1: Ideal for individuals with no prior experience or 1-2 years of experience in the industry. This year serves as a strong foundation for building essential skills. Academy Year 2: Open to students who have successfully completed Academy Year 1, regardless of their prior experience in the creative industry. This year focuses on honing industry-standard skills, ensuring students develop a world-class portfolio. Academy Year 3: Designed for students who have graduated from Academy Year 2 or have a minimum of 2 years of industry experience. Year 3 is centered around creating short 3D animation films (cinematics), and an interview with the M3DS Academy team is required for admission. Academy Year 4: Available for graduates of Academy Year 3 or individuals with advanced knowledge in Unreal Engine. Year 4 delves into advanced game development using Unreal Engine. These options allow individuals to tailor their education to their specific needs and experience levels within the creative industry.
  • Will I receive a certificate or diploma after completing the academy?
    Upon successfully completing our academic programs, you will be awarded: Three internationally recognized certificates from Autodesk USA. Four diplomas from M3DS Academy, signifying your industry-standard knowledge and eligibility to work in the field. Epic Games credentials for Unreal Engine proficiency. Eligibility to apply for becoming an Authorized Training Instructor for Epic Games. These credentials and certifications not only acknowledge your expertise but also open up exciting opportunities in the creative industry.
  • How much one-on-one mentorship time will I receive?
    You will receive one-on-one mentorship throughout the entire working week, from Monday to Friday, utilizing both screen sharing and text formats. Additionally, every step of your tasks and portfolio will be reviewed by our instructors on a regular basis to provide you with timely feedback and guidance, ensuring your continuous growth and progress.
  • What are the qualification requirements?
    To be eligible for our program, you will need a PC or MAC with at least an i5 processor, 8 to 16 GB RAM, and 4GB VRAM on your graphics card. Additionally, a graphics tablet is required to achieve the artistic value of professional lines and textures on your portfolio. It is important to note that all classes are conducted in English. Basic computer skills are required, as well as a passion and motivation to learn. We will provide you with the necessary knowledge and skills to succeed in the program.
  • What are the payment options?
    At M3DS Academy, we prioritize flexibility and affordability for our students. You have the following payment options: Monthly Installments: You can choose to pay for our academic programs in convenient monthly installments, spread over up to 48 months. This option makes it easier for you to manage your finances while investing in your education. One-time Payment Discount: Alternatively, if you prefer to pay for the academic programs in a single payment, we offer a 10% discount. This discount rewards your commitment and simplifies your payment process. Rest assured, we do not charge any interest or hide any additional costs. Our aim is to provide transparent and accessible education options.
  • Will I really get a job offer after finishing the 4 year Academic program?
    Yes, at M3DS Academy, we are committed to your success. Upon completion of the 4-year Academic program, you'll have the opportunity to embark on a part-time job related to your specialized area of expertise, allowing you to work on projects you're passionate about. If you demonstrate exceptional dedication and effort, there's even the possibility of transitioning to a full-time position within our team. The work you create during your academic journey will serve as a valuable addition to your portfolio, further enhancing your career prospects in the industry. We're here to support your journey to becoming a successful 3D artist or game developer.
  • What are the next steps when I sign up?
    Once you've successfully enrolled in Academic Programs, our streamlined process ensures you're well-prepared for your educational journey: Confirmation Email: Shortly after enrollment, you'll receive a confirmation email from M3DS Academy. Information Gathering: Our dedicated team will then reach out to you to collect essential details, including your Discord ID and email address. Private Discord Channel: A personalized private Discord channel will be established exclusively for you. This channel serves as a direct line of communication with our team and instructors. Assigned Instructors: You'll be assigned a team of seven skilled instructors who will be readily available to support and guide you throughout your learning experience. Interview with CEO: As part of our commitment to your success, you'll have the opportunity to engage in an interview with the CEO of M3DS Academy. During this discussion, you can share your aspirations and goals, and together, we'll craft a tailored strategy to help you achieve your dreams. We ensure that your onboarding experience is smooth and personalized to set you on the path to becoming a successful 3D artist or game developer. Schedule a call

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