Diploma Courses

Diploma in Visual Effects Film Making

This program has been designed to deal with Film making, 3D Animation & Visual Effects. The first semester deals with the Fundamentals of art, design & Composting. The student then understands basics of Photography and film making. Students finish this semester with a short live action film. The second semester covers CG assets & characters, animation and development into a short 3D animation film. The third semester deals with Dynamics & tracking. The fourth Semester combines CG with live action footage using time-line and node based compositing software.

Course Contents

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

  • Fundamentals of art & design
  • History of animation
  • Principles of design & Composition
  • Perspective
  • Photography
  • Color Theory
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Introduction to Film Making
  • Cinematography
  • Video & Sound Editing
  • Short Film – Live action

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Sound Forge
  • Adobe Premiere

3D ANIMATION (6 MONTHS)

  • Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Animation

SOFTWARE:

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Autodesk Maya

DYNAMICS & TRACKING (6 MONTHS)

  • Particles
  • Tech Animation
  • Fluid Simulationl
  • Tracking
  • Stabilizing

SOFTWARE:

  • Autodesk Maya
  • RealFlow
  • PFTrack

COMPOSITING (6 MONTHS)

  • Rotoscopy
  • Color Correction
  • Chroma Removal
  • Wire and Rig Removal
  • 2D Tracking
  • 3D Tracking
  • 3D Compositing (Passes)
  • Live + Live and Live + CG Compositing
  • 3D Environment
  • Camera Projection
  • 2.5D Lighting
  • Stereoscopy
  • Effects
  • Particle
  • Motion Graphics

SOFTWARE:

  • After Effects
  • Fusion
  • Nuke
  • Mocha

EMERGING STUDENT PROFILE :

The emerging student will have complete understanding of different necessary modules, which help in building a career in Visual Effects. The Visual Effects diploma holder will be able to deliver an outstanding Visual Effects shot due to his extensive knowledge in areas like advanced Rotoscopy, compositing, match-moving, basic animation, special effects etc. This diploma holder will be a great asset in any visual effects studio.

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