Program Categories: Cartooning, Character Animation, Experimental Animation, Computer Animation/Digital Art, Fine Art, Graphic Design, Multimedia/Games, Web Graphics/Design, Web Animation, Performance Animation, Animation History/Theory, Workshops, Distance Learning, Private Training, Vocational Training
Number of Students: 150
Number of Foreign Students: 10
Teacher / Student Ratio: 1/8
Year Program First Started: 1993
Fees / Tuition Information: Tuition fees are 0,15 euros per hour for a french student of the vocational training.
An exchange between schools is possible for foreign students .
Is Financial Aid Available? yes
Financial Aid Information: Financial aid is available for french workers living at reunion island.
For the other european students, financial aid is available through the MEDIA programme.
Entrance Requirements: For the course:
Being applicant for work in Reunion Island (France)
First year: Must have a Baccalaureat, equivalent or ILOI's preparatory certificate
Third year (Bachelor): Must have Bac +2 or equivalent
Fourth year: Must have Bac +3 or equivalent
Fifth year (Master): Must have Bac +4 or equivalent
For the vocational training:
Must belong to the professional body, the financing is most often private or from insurance funds
Facilities / Equipment: Autodesk training center for Maya
Motion capture with a cyberdome
35mm Animation Stand
Broadcast video cameras
Residences for teachers and students
Avid and Velocity for digital video editing
A hundred and fourty computer workstations
Documentation multimedia center
ILOI is a Discreet Training Center for 3DS Max, Combustion
Program Philosophy: Since 2002, in the care of giving to its students the best chances to introduce the professional body, ILOI has built a course offering double validation: University diplomas and professional certificates. Moreover, the school is a partner of many other schools and university (Reunion Island University, Paris 8 University, Gobelins l'ecole de l'image, Conservatoire National des Arts et Metiers, European Training Network for Animation, School of media of Marseille) ILOI is far from the European continent but uses all the technologies of distance learning to remove this constraint and to get all the advantages of being in the Indian Ocean and its proximity to the south countries.
Program Description: ILOI is a professionnal and Vocational Training school in the field of 2D and 3D Animation, graphic design, special effects, multimedia on and off line and video directing.
Faculty Description: In addition to a permanent teaching staff composed of a teaching coordinator from the film field and former professionals, the majority of the classes are taught by university professors and international working professionals who have made their mark in the profession.
End of the year juries are composed of international working professionals and staff from other european schools.
Career Placement Information: 90 % of our students manage to find a job
Other Pertinent Information: ILOI is certified by Autodesk for Maya.
ILOI, Institut de L'image de l'Ocean Indien is located at La Reunion, a French Island of the Indian Ocean. ILOI is a member of ETNA, The European Training Network for Animation.