Certificate in Visual Effects and Special Effects

Duration

3 Months

Fee

450 USD

Mode of Study

Online

This program provides a gateway to the Visual Effects world. The program starts with the Fundamentals of Video Production, Film Making & Computer Graphics. Then the program introduces the students to 3D Computer Graphics for a short period, there by strengthening their skills in Dynamics, Tracking, Rotoscopy and Compositing, which forms the foundation for Visual Effects. A student will compile different kinds of VFX shots to build an outstanding portfolio during the last Part of the program.

MODULE I: FUNDAMENTALS OF FILMMAKING & COMPUTER GRAPHICS

  • History of VFX
  • Principles of Design
  • Photography
  • Computer Graphics
  • Film Making
  • Video Editing
  • Audio Editing
  • Basics of Modeling
  • Basics of Texturing
  • Basics of Lighting
  • Basics of Rigging
  • Basics of Animation

MODULE II: DYNAMICS AND TECH ANIMATION 

  • Particles and Dynamics
  • Technical Animation
  • Motion Graphics
  • Compositing
  • Masking, Rotoscope
  • Colour Correction
  • Compose 3D render passes
  • Keying
  • Tracking Stabilize
  • Particles
  • Paint
  • Wire / Rig Removal
  • Camera Projection
  • Camera tracking
  • Re-lighting 

EMERGING STUDENT PROFILE: 

The student will acquire skills that are needed to excel in any Visual Effects Studio as a Compositing Artist. Good understanding of Design, aesthetics of filmmaking along with strong fundamentals of Visual Effects will make this candidate an advantage for any VFX team.

Earn a professional certificate with high quality education

About the faculty

Our Vision

Our Mission

To provide an excellent education that includes practical experience and skills

To provide innovative teaching and learning that maintains professional accreditation for all its programmes

To provide an education based on a theoretical, experimental and ethical foundation enhanced by opportunities for participation in research , internships and interdisciplinary programmes

To educate graduates for professional leadership, civic influence and lifelong learning