VFX Film Making

The VFX Filmmaking program helps students gain the understanding of VFX filmmaking production pipeline and the skills needed
to be successful as a VFX professional working in Hollywood, Bollywood and the Regional film industry.

VFX Film Making comprehensively trains students in a duration of three terms:

  • 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
  • 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
  • VFX Film making – Pre to Post Production
  • Pre-visualization & VFX Video Shoot
  • Introduction to Nuke
  • Rotoscopy using Silhoutte
  • 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 & Multipass Compositing
  • Specialisation & Digital Portfolio
  • Development (Choose 1 elective)

Previz / Postviz Artist | Asset Artist | Layout Artist | Rotomation Artist | VFX Artist | Matchmoving Artist | Compositor

Adobe Photoshop Extended CC | Pixlr | Adobe Audition CC | Audacity | Adobe Premier Pro CC | VSDC Video Editor OpenShot | Adobe Animate CC | MAYA Unlimited 2018 | Blender | Z Brush 4R8 | Golaem Crowd Arnold Renderer for Maya | Adobe After Effects Professional CC | Natron | Maya & Adobe Premiere | Nuke
Silhouette | NukeX | Mocha | 3D Equalizer | Photoshop | Houdini