Meet our Instructors
Cristian is a System’s Engineer with more than 4 years of experience as an Unreal Engine Programmer. With a strong background in Research and Software Development, he decided to pursue his dream of making games and moved to Europe to work with AA and AAA games. Currently he works as a consultant and has been certified by Epic Games as an Unreal Authorized Instructor.
Abhilash is a Game Producer focusing on attention to minor details. He has 7+ years of experience building high performance teams from scratch while also having worked on a video game recommendation engine with a focus on player motivation and monitoring trends in the games industry. Prior game design knowledge that allows him to understand mechanics and game design and contribute to the overall design process while keeping in mind budget and production constraints. Now based in Estonia, he continues to inspire on motivating and building high performance development teams for the games industry.
An is a passionate game developer who started his journey with Unreal Engine in 2015. With his experience in a 4 year Computer Science course, he’s been exposed to many aspects of the IT worlds such as Software development, Deep learning and Computer vision. However, his true passion for making games never fades away as he constantly self taught himself to program in Unreal Engine throughout the course period and then decided to fly to Estonia all the way from Viet Nam in 2023 to follow his dream.
Tõnu is an experienced sound designer and music producer who has worked in the industry for over 5 years and has a passion for experimenting with sounds. He uses Fruity Loops as his main tool and knows his way around in Unreal Engine when needed. Tõnu’s expertise in music and game audio allows him to create music and sound effects that effectively captures the desired emotions in listeners.
Yuri has been in the industry for the last 9 years, seven of them at Ringtail Studios. As a technical artist, he is responsible for creating automation scripts and add-ons for projects and also acts as a typical 3D artist. This means that it helps with automating big data related to modeling, baking, and texturing models. He often works as a mentor to new artists, teaching them the basics of Blender and helping them solve problems early in their careers. His ambition is to bring this new talent to the industry and develop his own skills.
Full Cycle Game Academy not only teaches you about Unreal Engine, it provides hands-on practice where you are going to experience teamwork and a real experience on game development from concept or idea creating, all the way to production and experiencing things like time and task management, testing, and presenting a product."
"The course has far exceeded my expectations in more than just the academic aspects. The students as well as the teachers, regardless of age, are open to discussions and questions about game development, but also casual topics. "
"I am finally involved with the Game Industry. Instructors were really helpful. Their knowledge inspired us. Sometimes even a word in a whole sentence is golden information. Also other students, every student had different parts that they were good at. And we all were learning from each other a lot."
"A really nice place to do networking, to learn and to improve the unreal engine skills based on practice with the different tools we have at our disposal."
"I find it easy to get along with everyone due to the shared passion of making games! I have yet to regret choosing this course."
"I met amazing people. As an outsider, I had a chance to spend time in Pärnu and all around Estonia, I have way more clear sight about the game industry."
"I have made new friends and acquaintances, some of whom are from foreign countries, so in addition to knowledge about Unreal Engine and game development, I have learned a great deal about different cultures and traditions."