Academics

Faculty of Informatics for Arts
Department of Information Expression

For students who want to become animator, game designer, film & television staff and stage lighting staff.

6 Courses

Acoustic - Movie - Stage Lighting Course

This course is designed for the students who want to acquire professional skills in the studios of film, television and sound recording.

CG - Illustration - Animation Course

This course is designed for the students who want to become 2D/3D animators, CG generalists and art leads.

Art - Design Course

This course is designed for the students who want to acquire skills of sculpting, drawing and graphic design.

Game - Game Sound Course

This course enables students to acquire business knowledge and game design skills by developing games as part of the curriculum.

Applied Computing Course

This course enables students to learn production methods of various types of application software and helps to acquire hand-on skills through developing original applications practically. Students are also able to learn the concept and the use of computing applied to digital artworks, digital humanities and computer vision.

SNS Course

This course provides student with skills of managing or promoting business projects using social media or social networking service(SNS), based on the statistical analysis of target market, as well as the skills of creating magnificent video contents for contributing to SNS. Graduates from this course are expected to be active in the field of the SNS business or to start a new business by their own.

Features of the Department

Point 1

We offer 6 courses with crossover learning system. Highly motivated students can add classes from other courses than their own course.

Point 2

Students can freely use professional cutting-edge digital equipment and facilities available on campus.

Point 3

Our graduates are highly skilled professionals with high employment rate.

Diploma Policy

Faculty of Informatics for Arts pursues various artistic and media-based expressions, and cultivates a wide range of professional skills in the students.

Class examples

Concert SR
 

Organize live concerts at Pastoral Hall. Planning, acoustic and lighting operation, publicity is included.

TV・Studio program production

Students learn production techniques by using professional film studios and professional photography and recording equipment available on campus.

SFX&VFX
 

Learning about video composition with visual effects. Students make their own CG work.

Illustration
 

Learning of various illustration rules and techniques. Students establish their own way of express themselves by the end of the course.

Practical Game
Planning

Master presentation capabilities that are used in actual work locations by practicing everything from drafting game content through to writing proposals.

Future Vision (Aspired Occupations)

Acoustic - Movie - Stage Lighting
  • Concert PA
  • Audio Engineer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Film Director
  • Film Camera Staff
  • Film Editor
  • Lighting Staff
  • Radio & TV Broadcasting Technician
  • TV Director
  • TV Cameraman
  • ...and more
CG - Illustration - Animation
  • 3D CG Artist
  • Model Maker
  • Effects Artist
  • Animator
  • Character Designer
  • Illustrator
  • ...and more
Art - Design
  • Graphic Designer
  • Art Director
  • Character Designer
  • Product Designer
  • Furniture Designer
  • Interior Designer
  • Sculptor
  • Painter
  • ...and more
Game - Game Sound
  • Game Programmer
  • Game Planner (Director)
  • Game Graphic Designer
  • Game Sound Designer
  • Game Sound Manager
  • Product Planner and Developer (Software)
  • ...and more
Applied Computing
  • Software Engineer
  • Programmer
  • Network Technician
  • Application Developer
  • Web Engineer
  • ...and more
SNS
  • App Planning/Development
  • Marketing Manager
  • Promotion Manager
  • Advertisement Planner
  • Web Planner (Director)
  • ...and more

Faculty Members

Department of Information Expression, ChairmanProfessor Makoto Sadahira(定平 誠)

Graduated Nihon University Faculty of Science and Engineering. Doctor of Engineering.
Responsible for media literacy, media communication theory, network business theory, and more at Shobi University. He implements project-based learning in research centers through subcontracted projects and contracted research and provides a practical and creative education that promotes student independent learning by means of collaborative work with on-site staff through fieldwork activities. In addition to information-related publication writing activities, he makes video-based web promotions, website content, and e-publications as well as plans and produces audiobooks.
He is an adviser to Japan Telework Society, a member of the Information Processing Society of Japan, and a member of the Japan Society for Management Information.