Videogame Production

Learn to plan, manage and manage a video game development team

Format

100% Live Online + Internships at Image Campus (optional)

Duration

32 classes
of 3 hours

Home

23 August

Cursada

Tuesday and Friday
from 19 a.m. to 22 p.m.

Level

Intermediate

academic requirements

  • Verifiable experience in the production discipline for the audiovisual and/or software sector, and/or any of the disciplines that make up video game development.
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Why study video game production?

If you already have experience creating video games in any of the roles and functions that make up development, or you worked in audiovisual and/or software production and want to explore new disciplines, video game production may be the next step in your professionalization.

The activities that make up the function and role of video game production are: task management, executive production, product production and/or general production. It is essential to know the scope and limitation of all the disciplines of the video game development to be able to organize, manage and implement the entire video game production plan during the stages of its complex composition.

What is Video Game Production?

From the creation of a work team to the negotiation of contracts and, above all, the management of the development of a video game, they define Production as one of the disciplines that works the most synergistically linked with all those involved in the development, distribution and video game marketing: 

Production vs Game Design?

One of the nodal objectives of Game Design is to achieve the design of the experience: to be able to achieve it in a timely manner, the main ally is Production. These two disciplines are key in the development of video games.

What do you learn?

Know, internalize and manage the different roles of production.

Design, allocate and manage development plans and budgets.

Document and manage development.

Address, plan and manage the executive production of a video game.

Agenda

Module 1 – Induction of production

News of the video game sector in Argentina and the world, the role and function of production in the development, publication and distribution of video games. Analysis of design documentation. Search and management of talents for the assembly of development teams.

Integrative exercise:

Case study, process monitoring and design of solutions, foundation of production strategies. Role-playing on analysis of design documentation, search and talent management for the assembly of effective development teams.

Module 2 – Production planning

Types of production plans and adaptation to specific cases in relation to the scope of the project and productive capacity. Management and adaptation of budget presentation forms.

Integrative exercise:

Preparation of production plans and budgets (on a pre-assigned framework) based on specific cases with various requirements, deadlines and types of games. Role activity on development of production plan and budget based on the demand of an example client.

Module 3 – Production management

Documentation and communication. Development management. Weighting and management of flows and requirements of technological structures. Agile methodologies, management and planning tools. The role of project management. Management, evaluation and selection of task management software.

Integrative exercise:

Propose task management, documentation and workflow diagram. Based on the production plan, budgets and formation of the development team, a role-playing activity of assigning tasks to professionals and managing unforeseeable situations is proposed.

Module 4 – Executive production

Publication and distribution management. The use of public relations in these processes. Analysis and negotiation of contracts. Pitching, monitoring and evaluation of presentations in each instance of the project.

Integrative exercise:

Based on the demand of an example client, a role-playing activity is proposed on the pitch presentation of the project and the contractual negotiation of financing, publication and distribution.

Main tools and software to use

G Suite - Software Icon
Discord - Software Icon
Trello, software program icon logo
Miro - Software Icon

Image Campus students have a world-class educational platform Blackboard Ultra to see the recordings of online classes again, deliver TPs, check attendance, course schedules, qualifications, internal communication, forums and consultations, among many other benefits.

For a high quality live streaming experience, they will access the Zoom Premium platform, embedded in Blackboard.

Coordinator

Alejandro Iparraguirre
Alejandro Iparraguirre

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Teachers

Ariel Vimo
Ariel Vimo

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Roy Magariños

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Areas where you can work

Independent Video Game Production

Project Manager

Executive production

Product Owner

General production

Join the Image community

Networking and teamwork will allow you to meet professionals and students from various disciplines that are part of the ecosystem of the video game industry.
Image is the ideal space to generate opportunities and relationships that enhance your professional future.

Companies are looking for you

Image Campus is connected to a robust network of companies that seeks and values ​​the academic quality of our students and graduates. Be part of this community and apply to your next challenge.

The Image Campus Extension and Professional Practice Center proposes simultaneous activities to the completion of this Path that complete your training.

Infrastructure and Technological Resources of Image Campus

Infrastructure and Technological Resources

In a building environment specially designed for our activity, all our classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art computers. One PC per student with all the software required for each course.

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