PDP Program

PDP in Film Making Visual Effects

This program has been designed to deal with Filmmaking by using Live Action, 3D Animation & Visual Effects. The first module deals with Fundamentals of Art, Design & Composition. Student then understands the basics of Photography and Filmmaking. The second module covers CG Assets & Characters, Rigging & Animation that is required for a Visual Effects film. The third module deals with Dynamics & Tracking. The fourth module combines CG with live action footage using time-lines and a node based compositing software. At the end of the program the student develops a Visual Effects short film using Live Action & CG.

Course Contents

FUNDAMENTALS OF ART, DESIGN & FILM MAKING (6 MONTHS)

  • Fundamentals of Art & Design
  • Perspective
  • Photography
  • Color Theory
  • Computer Graphics
  • Video & Sound Editing

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Sound Booth

3D ANIMATION (6 MONTHS)

  • Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Lighting
  • Rigging
  • Animation

SOFTWARE:

  • Autodesk Maya

DYNAMICS & TRACKING (6 MONTHS)

  • Dynamics
  • Tech Animation
  • Tracking
  • Stabilizing

SOFTWARE:

  • Autodesk Maya
  • RealFlow
  • PFTrack

COMPOSITING (6 MONTHS)

  • Rotoscopy
  • Color Correction
  • 3D Compositing (Passes)
  • Live + Live and Live + CG Compositing
  • Stereoscopy
  • Motion Graphics

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe After Effects
  • Blackmagic Design Fusion
  • Foundry Nuke
  • Mocha / Silhouette
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