Diploma in Visual Effects Course

DVFX – Diplomain Visual Effects Course. 24 month

Were you surprised by the action sequences of Krrish 3 &Ra.One? Did you imagine being in space while watching Gravity or on the battle field in 300: Rise of an Empire? These were the result of visual effects (VFX) technology and VFX artists. VFX is the integration of live – action and computer generated imagery to create environments, which look realistic and believable to the audiences.

Course Overview

Visual effects today plays a key role in feature films, television programmes, animation, video games, commercials and almost all forms of entertainment. The Indian VFX industry reached Rs. 9.3 billion in 2013.* With the large number of movies being made in Bollywood and across regional languages, the VFX industry is projected to reach Rs. 14 billion by 2015. This fast-growing industry demands trained and skilled VFX artists who could work on national and international projects and bring the director’s vision to life.

DVFX Plus is a career course, designed to provide you with all the fundamental and advanced skills required to be a successful VFX artist. This course covers subjects ranging from the very basic of 3D film making like pre-production and storyboarding, to advance level topics of motion graphics, digital design and editing. These will help you to enhance your skills and meet industry requirements. At Accept Studio Academy we provide studio-like environment for practical training sessions, which help you get the same experience as a professional VFX artist

*FICCI-KPMG Indian Media & Entertainment Industry Report 2014

Course Covers

1. Pre-production

2. Storyboarding

3. Cinematography

4. Basics of photography

5. Stop-motion

6. Digital design

7. Layer-based, node-based & advanced compositing

8. Clean plate & wire removal

9. Motion graphics

10. 3D design

11. Advanced particle effects

12. Cloth FX, pyrotechnics, rigid body & fluid simulations

13. Realistic digital environments & rendering techniques

14. Concepts of set extension & CG integration

15. Match moving & camera tracking

16. Stereoscopic conversion

17. Editing with FCP

18. Procedural FX workflow

19. Project – VFX shot with miniature models

Software to learn

1. Adobe Photoshop

2. Adobe After Effects

3. Adobe Premiere

4. Autodesk 3ds Max

5. Adobe Audition

6. Blackmagic Fusion

7. Mocha

8. Silhouette

9. PFTrack

10. Nuke

11. Final Cut Pro

12. Thinking Particles

13. Fume FX

14. Ray Fire

15. Real Flow

16. Vue

17. Houdini

Career options after completing ADVFX

1. Compositor

2. Camera tracker

3. Match Moving artist

4. FX artist

5. Motion graphic artist

6. Matte painter

7. Clean-up artist

8. BG prep artist

9. VFX generalist

10. Stereoscopy artist

11. Depth artist

12. Video editor

13. Pre-viz artist

14. Roto artist

15. Paint artist