Saint Louis teams up with Vigamus Academy, the leading gaming training institution in Italy, managed by the VIGAMUS Foundation, have joined together for a strategic collaboration on the creation of content in the world of digital entertainment.
The partnership between the two institutes provides for a mutual exchange of know-how, skills and creativity, respectively in their areas of expertise, Music and Video Games. Thanks to this collaboration, Vigamus Academy will host in its annual Game Design & Development and 3D Art, Concept Art & Animation courses some students of the Applied Music Department of Saint Louis, who, under the guidance of the award-winning composers for cinematographic and video games David Logan and Silvio Relandini, will create original music and sound effects for a forthcoming video game.
Always very attentive to the bridge between training and professional routing, Saint Louis dedicates particular effort in cultivating young talents and guiding them, through original artistic production, in the world of work, promoting their activity with concerts in the main international festivals and encouraging collaborations with the most important artistic training institutes, especially in the field of cinema, dance, graphics and now also in one of the most innovative and avant-garde production sectors, the video games one.
VIGAMUS Foundation is a leader in the video game sector in Italy, taking care of activities in the fields of training, dissemination, development and events.
The Foundation, recognized by the Prefecture of Rome, with a positive opinion of the Ministry of Artistic and Cultural Heritage and Tourism, is active in Italy and on the international scene, being part of the EFGAMP network, European Federation of Games Archives, Museum and Preservation Projects, of which is a founding member and promoter.
Its training institution Vigamus Academy has been collaborating with Link Campus University since 2014 to offer in Italy the only Bachelor’s and Master’s degree courses dedicated to the gaming industry and recognized by MIUR. The university career has allowed over 300 students to become established professionals in the technology and video game industry, finding employment in Italy and abroad.
Vigamus Academy – Accademia dell’Immaginario also offers private high-level courses in the videogame sector, with the annual courses of Game Design, Concept Art, 3D Art, Game Development and professional courses that revolve around communication, publishing and marketing.