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VFX Film Making

  • VFX Film Making

Hollywood & Bollywood films use VFX to produce awesome effects & realistic environments in films. Through visual effects, the artists can make interesting things happen in movies – bomb blasts, natural disasters, flying objects, superpowers, etc. – that are difficult or impossible to shoot in real life.


The Indian VFX industry is expected to be worth ₹6350 crores by 2020*.


This is a huge industry & needs talented, trained people. Salaries are good for the right person. If you wish to join this industry, you have to create high-quality visual effects (VFX) for films, TV, advertisements & games. To join this industry, learn the right skills and get the right training with the VFX Pro program from Arena Animation.


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Course Highlights

Access to Creosouls: Share your creative portfolio with the world, get feedback from experts, find job opportunities and get hired. Instant student loan facility to fund your studies at Arena, with real time loan eligibility check & instant approval confirmation. Get complete workflow knowledge of the VFX pipeline in films – from conception to completion Understand VFX design process, cinematography process & VFX fundamentals Work with latest software like Nuke, NukeX, Mocha & Golaem Crowd Learn advanced compositing tools, time remapping & bounding boxes, match-moving, matte painting & camera tracking Learn with projects and hands-on practice sessions Create your own work portfolio Get 100% job placement assistance** Benefit from industry visits & workshops Get Access to Onlinevarsity: Arena's exclusive web portal that adds to your classroom learning experience

Career options

VFX Compositor VFX Designer 3D Asset Artist Rotomation Artist Roto & Roto-prep Artist Matchmoving Artist Compositor Storyboard Artist Video Editor

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10+2 (Any stream) / undergraduates / graduates

Fee Range

₹2.70 lakh - 3.70 lakh#
(Loan facility available)

Course Duration

18 months#
(2 hours a day for 6 days a week)

(Complete this course quickly by attending extra hours of classes)

Career Support

100% job placement assistance** Industry interaction Job fairs Studio tours Career seminars Creative workshops Interested? Join VFX Film Making


History of Visual Effects in Films-
Concepts of Graphics and Illustrations-
Concepts of Cinematography & Photography-
Lights, Colour & Perspectives-
Digital PaintingAdobe Photoshop Extended CC/Pixlr
Anatomy Study-
Character Design-
Visual Scripting with Film Language-
Audio - Video EditingAdobe Audition CC/Audacity/Adobe Premier Pro CC/VSDC Video Editor/OpenShot
Storyboarding and AnimaticsAdobe Premier Pro CC
Application of 2D Animation PrinciplesAdobe Animate CC
Project PortfolioProject

You will get a certificate in ACS-VFX Design and Visualisation on completion of the first semester of the course.

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Fundamentals of VFX and 3D Basics-
Digital Modeling with MayaMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Digital SculptingZ Brush 4R8
Texturing 3D Models with MayaMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Lighting Models with MayaMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Rigging 3D Models with MayaMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
3D Character Animation & RotomationMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Particle & DynamicsMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
FX & SimulationMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Matchmoving and Camera TrackingMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Crowd SimulationGolaem Crowd
Working with Arnold RendererArnold Renderer for Maya
Layer-Based CompositingAdobe After Effects Professional CC/Natron
3D Design PortfolioProject

You will get a certificate in ACS-VFX Design and Visualisation on completion of the first semester of the course.

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VFX Film making - Pre to Post Production-
Pre-visualization & VFX Video ShootMaya & Adobe Premiere
Introduction to NukeNuke
Rotoscopy using SilhoutteSilhouette
Roto and RotoPaintNuke
Wire removalNuke/Natron
Colour CorrectionNuke/Natron
Green/ Blue screenNuke/Natron
Matchmoving TechniquesNukeX/Mocha/3D Equalizer
Matte PaintingNuke & Photoshop
Time Remapping & Bounding BoxesNuke
Channel & Multi passesNuke
Advanced Compositing ToolsNuke
FX with HoudiniHoudini
Z-depth & Multipass CompositingNukeX
Specialisation & Digital Portfolio Development (Choose 1 elective)Project

On completion of all three semesters, you get a certificate of ACS-CGI and VFX for Films.

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*Source: FICCI-KPMG Indian Media and Entertainment Report

**Arena does not guarantee job placements. Job offers are at the sole discretion of recruiters.

#Note: Fees & duration may vary based on course & centre location. The fees indicated are exclusive of applicable taxes. For details, contact your nearest Arena centre!

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