Diploma Courses

Diploma in Visual Effects

This course provides an entry to the Visual Effects world. The course starts with fundamentals of art, design & CG. Then exposing the students to 3D computer graphics & further strengthening their skills on tracking, rotoscopy & compositing, which form the base in visual effects.

Course Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF ART, DESIGN & COMPUTER GRAPHICS (2 MONTHS)

  • History of animation
  • Principles of design
  • Fundamentals of drawing
  • Still life
  • Colour Theory
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Digital Painting & Matte Painting

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe Photoshop

BASICS OF MAYA AND DYNAMICS (2 MONTHS)

  • Basics of Modeling
  • Basics of Texturing
  • Basics of Lighting
  • Basics of Animation
  • Dynamics (Particles & Technical Animation)

Software

  • Autodesk Maya

COMPOSITING (3 MONTHS)

  • Expressions
  • Rotoscope
  • Color Correction
  • Keying
  • Tracking & Stabilising

SOFTWARE:

  • After Effects
  • Eyeon Fusion

FLUIDS & DYNAMICS SIMULATION (1 MONTH)

  • Emitters & particle types
  • Rigid & soft body dynamics

Software

  • Realflow

TRACKING & MATCHMOVING (1 MONTH)

  • Maya live
  • Camera Tracking
  • Matchmoving

Software

  • Autodesk Maya
  • PFTrack

ADVANCE COMPOSITING (1 MONTH)

  • Color management
  • Camera projection
  • 3D Tracking

Software

  • Nuke

EMERGING STUDENT PROFILE :

He/She will acquire the skills needed to enter the visual effects studio as a junior artist. Good understanding of art and design along with strong fundamentals of visual effects will make this certificate holder an asset to any visual effects team.

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