Digital Economy Promotion Agency together with Thai Game Software Industry Association infofed Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence Wellington Creative และ Lane Street Studio Launched the depa Game Online Academy project, aiming to educate game industry professionals through online learning courses. I hope students will take the knowledge they have gained to the next level. and apply to work, creativity, professional development before presenting potential works into the business sector It is expected that the project will be another important mechanism in driving the Thai gaming industry to the international level. More than 500 people will be able to enter the digital gaming industry into the Thai gaming industry, ready to welcome the new generation to join the project at the end of November.
Dr. Nattapon Nimmanphatcharin chief executive Digital Economy Promotion Agency or depa said according to Mr. Chaiwut Thanakmanusorn Minister of Digital Economy and Society (DES) give order depa Accelerate the promotion of the Thai digital content industry Especially the gaming and e-sports industry that tends to grow rapidly nowadays. By encouraging the development of the ability to use the tools necessary and necessary to create innovative games. Build a network for the development of e-sports events. and lay the foundation of professionalism for personnel in the industrial sector which is considered an important resource to be equal to international level in the future.
latest depa Therefore, together with partners such as Thai Game Software Industry Association (TGA) company infofed Ltd. including Southeast Asia Centre of Asia-Pacific Excellence Wellington Creative and Lane Street Studio Affiliate network from New Zealand Implemented depa Game Online Academy project to aim to raise personnel in the Thai game industry by enhancing knowledge through learning courses on online platforms or Online Academy through teaching on websites and mobile applications. Supports both iOS and Android systems, where learners can connect to watch video lectures, practice practice, do exercises and quizzes, focusing on learning in each aptitude. in order to apply the knowledge gained to further and adapt to their own work, creativity, professional development and presenting potential works to the business and social sectors in the future
“depa It is expected that the depa GameOnline Academy project will have more than 500 new generations interested and participating in the project, and all of them will become digital manpower to support the Thai gaming industry in the future. This project will be an important mechanism to drive the Thai game industry to the international level according to the policy of Minister of Digital next” chief executive depa say
while Mr. Nenin Anan Banchachai President of the Thai Game Software Industry Association said that from the survey and forecast data of depa with IMC, estimating that the Thai digital content industry in 2022 will be worth up to 45,094 million baht, an average growth of 15% in animation, games and characters. This reflects new opportunities and markets that are waiting for digital content creators. Not only in Thailand Because the direction of the industry on a global scale is expanding at an attractive rate.
“If you go back decades ago Playing games is probably just the most time consuming activity. few people think This is an opportunity that can be transformed into a business and a career as it is today. Therefore, the depa GameOnline Academy project will be an important variable to drive the Thai game industry. By encouraging game developers to have design potential. Empowered to be on par with world-class developers. and has the potential to produce quality games.” Mr. Nenin say
side Mr. Jirayot Thepphiphit Chief Executive Officer and Founder infofed revealed that over the past several years, game industry Both globally and in Thailand are expanding rapidly. and has enormous value We as Thai people who have seen many Thai people together have been successful in this industry. Therefore, we want to support the Thai gaming industry to reach the international level. and would like to be one of the important forces to support Thai personnel, Thai children and the new generation to be able to learn equally which will make the gaming industry grow and help give opportunities for business to grow together
The depa GameOnline Academy project is a development platform for both website and mobile applications designed to be easy to use. There is also a system to do exercises (Pre-Test) to select the content that is suitable for learners and there is a system for testing (Post-Test), where those who score more than 80% will receive an e-Certificate. of each course The content on the platform is divided into 4 main courses as follows:
- G. Academy in Art An essential basic course for game developers and the general public. The main content is related to the promotion of game development and design personnel. By focusing on art design and architecture within the game. by Thai speakers and world-class speakers
- G. Academy in Design The content of the course will be detailed in the development of the game content thinking system. Identifying problems and creating obstacles to make interesting Ready to focus on creating content and case study samples from leading speakers both in the country and abroad. for learners to apply the knowledge gained to their own work
- G. Academy in Programming will focus on the combination of 3 main components. Both the artist and the game designer. To make the characters and environments in the game as close to the real world as possible. through a program prepared by the operator
- G. Academy in Character contains all the content necessary for character creation. To enable learners to apply the knowledge gained in their work for maximum benefit.
Those interested can apply and join the program in late November 2021 via the website www.depagameonlineacademy.com. And you can follow news and more details of the depa Game Online Academy project at Facebook Page: depa GOA.