Our Story

Calgary Game Developers
Academy For Youths

CGDAY™ was founded with one key objective: to help youths interested in video games channel their passion into productivity by providing them with challenging courses that cultivate networking and teamwork skills while pushing their creativity.

At our core, we are dedicated to our students’ success. We provide a welcoming and safe environment where students can socialize with new friends who share a common interest, share and collaborate as a team and engage in creative learning to help build their skills for the future and better set them up for success!

Why CGDAY™

CGDAY™ is a dependable academy that offers diverse programs related to design, art and technology, all of which are essential skills for future careers. We are committed to helping each individual student realize their full potential, as proven by our low student-to-instructor ratio, which allows us to customize the learning experience and offer personalized training for each student.

Marcel Burca

Founder of CGDay™

Marcel founded CGDAY™ with the desire to help youth learn and develop life skills that will better prepare them for their future careers and ambitions. As a skilled and experienced game developer, he is equipped to provide the best learning experience for his students.

Marcel believes that a student’s full potential can be best discovered through using an interactive teaching method in an intimate teaching environment. Through small classroom sizes, students have more opportunities to engage and ask questions. Students at CGDAY™ will have access to Marcel’s full wealth of knowledge and the opportunity to ask questions and learn in a fun and engaging environment that will ultimately prepare them for future successes.

Some of Marcel’s Works

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Our Values

Design

Tech literacy is an essential skill required for success in today’s world. CGDAY™ prepares your child for the future by using the latest and most advanced technological tools and design software. The skills our students practice at CGDAY™ will enable them to think critically and analytically to design and develop something they love.

Creativity

We aim to promote the individuality and creativity of our students. With the rapid growth of technology, the youth of today’s generation will be entering into ever evolving and diverse career industries. Encouraging these skills at an early age will prepare students to be adaptable beyond the classroom and into their careers in an exciting new era.

Design

Tech literacy is an essential skill required for success in today’s world. CGDAY™ prepares your child for the future by using the latest and most advanced technological tools and design software. The skills our students practice at CGDAY™ will enable them to think critically and analytically to design and develop something they love.

Creativity

We aim to promote the individuality and creativity of our students. With the rapid growth of technology, the youth of today’s generation will be entering into ever evolving and diverse career industries. Encouraging these skills at an early age will prepare students to be adaptable beyond the classroom and into their careers in an exciting new era.

Networking

CGDAY™ fosters an environment where not only technical skills can be learned, but where lifelong friendships can be created and flourish. We aim to grow the social development of young people by offering a fun and welcoming learning environment for all.

Teamwork

The best solutions come from working together. CGDAY™ provides unique opportunities for students to learn the vital skills of sharing and collaboration. Our curriculum will prepare youth for diverse career opportunities with technical, practical and collaborative skills.

Networking

CGDAY™ fosters an environment where not only technical skills can be learned, but where lifelong friendships can be created and flourish. We aim to grow the social development of young people by offering a fun and welcoming learning environment for all.

Teamwork

The best solutions come from working together. CGDAY™ provides unique opportunities for students to learn the vital skills of sharing and collaboration. Our curriculum will prepare youth for diverse career opportunities with technical, practical and collaborative skills.

Our Technology

Unreal 4 Engine

Is a video game engine that is used commonly throughout the gaming industry as an alternative to an “in house” game engine. It allows for the rapid development of beautiful and complex environment comprised of intricate Ai interactions, and scripted events. Most engines are designed to streamline the game dev process, and unreal is one of the most common and widely used game engines in the world due to its ease of use, intelligent design, and capabilities of rapid prototyping.

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Photoshop

Is a commonly used program for photo editing and is used heavily in the gaming industry as a way to create texture art for many 3D game objects such as Characters, props, environments, User interfaces (UI) etc…

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3ds Max

Is an advanced 3D modeling tool used for many purposes, from creating advanced prototypes to video game characters. 3Ds Max offers a wide range of tools from animation and rigging, to simulated particle physics, and video rendering.

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