Live the Silver Screen

Who doesn’t love to be a part of an action-packed film with extraordinary VFX? This Course would do exactly that. From VFX design to the creation of a realistic fantasy-world based on the vision of the Film Director, VFX has indeed become a necessary feature in today’s filmmaking process. It strikes a balance between art and technology. You would learn the art of VFX Design and the latest VFX techniques using the best of the 3D & VFX softwares in the industry

The VFX Industry is estimated to grow at the rate of 17.2% over the next 4 years to reach a size of rupees 131.7 billion, driven by a steady 9.5% growth in animation and a 25% growth in the VFX segment

About the Program

The curriculum is designed to help you master all the skills needed to be successful in the VFX filmmaking world. It equips you with the knowledge required to create complex visual effects, enabling you to make a name for yourself in the filmmaking industry.

Understanding of the VFX process in Filmsfrom Conception, Cinematography Techniques, VFX Fundamentals, VFX Film Making pipeline – from pre to post-production – are just some of the topics covered. This program will help you kick-start a successful career in the Film Industry.

TERM 1

  • History of Visual Effects in Films
  • Concepts of Graphics and Illustrations
  • Concepts of Cinematography & Photography
  • Lights, Colour & Perspectives
  • Digital Painting
  • Anatomy Study
  • Character Design
  • Visual Scripting with Film Language
  • Audio-Video Editing
  • Storyboarding and Animatics
  • Application of 2D Animation Principles
  • Project Portfolio

TERM 2

  • Fundamentals of VFX and 3D Basics
  • Digital Modeling with Maya
  • Digital Sculpting
  • Texturing 3D Models with Maya
  • Lighting Models with Maya
  • Rigging 3D Models with Maya
  • 3D Character Animation & Rotomation
  • Particle & Dynamics
  • FX & Simulation
  • Matchmoving and Camera Tracking
  • Crowd Simulation
  • Working with Arnold Renderer
  • Layer-Based Compositing
  • 3D Design Portfolio

TERM 3

  • VFX Film Making  –  Pre to Post – Production
  • Pre – Visualization & VFX Video Shoot
  • Introduction to Nuke
  • Rotoscopy using Silhouette
  • Roto and RotoPaint
  • Wire Removal
  • Colour Correction
  • Green/Blue Screen
  • Matchmoving Techniques
  • Matte painting
  • Time Remapping & Bounding Boxes
  • Channel & Multi-Passes
  • Advanced Compositing Tools
  • FX with Houdini
  • Z-depth & Muti – Pass Compositing
  • Specialisation & Digital Portfolio Development ( Choose 1 Elective)

On completion, this program opens up a wide range of job roles for the students

  • Previs/Postvis Artist
  • Asset Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Rotomation Artist
  • FX Artist
  • Matchmoving Artist
  • Compositor