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Amarjeet Singh,
Student of Arena Animation

“I used to watch a lot of Hollywood movies such as Spiderman. The scenes used for destruction, blasts always prompted me to learn the technicalities used to create such effects. Through Arena Animation I realized that I can also learn to create such amazing visual effects.”

VFX Prime

  • Arena Animation International Program VFX (AAIP - VFX)

VFX Prime is an intensive career course that will train you in all aspects of visual effects. The course helps you create special effects for films, TV shows, ads, games, digital media, etc. You can learn 3D modeling, digital sculpting, character animation, rotoscopy, and more.



Golaem Crowd: Whether you want to create a shot of thousands of cheering fans in a stadium, a street filled with people, a battle of armies, or hundreds of aliens invading the planet, you can now create large crowds with the help of Golaem Crowd. This tool has been used to create anything from White Walkers’ army in the Game of Thrones to sports-stadium scenes in the American sports drama Woodlawn. With Arena, you learn & experience this in-demand tool used in Hollywood to create crowd simulations.

By 2020, the Indian VFX industry is expected to be worth ₹6350 crores*. Hollywood, Bollywood, TV shows, ads - each of these use visual effects to produce high-quality output. From car blasts in a live-action film to leaves blowing in an animated movie, all the effects are designed and created by special effects artists. You can be one of these highly-paid, in-demand, talented artists!

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. Training in all techniques of visual effects Hands-on training on in-demand tools like NUKE, NUKEX & Silhouette Guidance to develop your professional portfolio & demo reel 100% job placement assistance** Opportunity to be a part of industry visits & workshops Guidance on regular projects Access to Onlinevarsity: Arena's exclusive web portal that adds to your classroom learning experience

Career options

VFX Artist Compositor Pre-visualization Artist Roto & Paint Artist Matchmove Artist Tracking Artist Video Editor Storyboard Artist

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10+2 (Any stream) / undergraduates / graduates

Fee Range

₹2lakh - 3.18 lakh#
(Loan facility available)

Course Duration

28 months#
(2 hours a day for 3 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 Prime
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Concepts of Graphics and Illustrations -
Typography Design-
Digital IllustrationsAdobe Illustrator CC Inkscape
Concepts of Cinematography & Photography-
Concepts of 2D Digital Animation-
Art of Storytelling & Script Writing-
Anatomy Study-
Character Design-
Digital PaintingAdobe Photoshop Extended CC/Pixlr
Audio - Video Editing Adobe Audition CC/Audacity/Adobe Premier Pro CC/VSDC Video Editor/OpenShot
Storyboarding and AnimaticsAdobe Premier Pro CC/VSDC Video Editor/OpenShot
Application of 2D Animation PrinciplesAdobe Animate CC
Design PortfolioProject

On completion of the first semester of the course, you will be awarded a certificate - Arena Certified VFX Professional: Design & Visualisation.

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3D Basics - Modeling to Animation -
Digital Modeling with Maya MAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Digital Sculpting Z Brush 4R8
Texturing 3D Models with Maya MAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Lighting and Rendering Models with Maya MAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Rigging 3D Models with Maya MAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
3D Character Animation MAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Fx, Dynamics and SimulationMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Matchmoving and Camera TrackingMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Crowd SimulationGolaem Crowd
Working with Arnold RendererArnold Renderer for Maya
Digital CompositingAdobe After Effects Professional CC/Natron
3D Animation PortfolioProject

On completion of the first two semesters of the course, you will be awarded a certificate - Arena Certified VFX Professional: 3D Animation.

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VFX Film making -
Pre-visualizationMAYA Unlimited 2018/Blender
Introduction to NukeNuke/Natron
Rotoscopy using SilhoutteSilhouette
Wire removalNuke/Natron
Colour CorrectionNuke/Natron
Green/ Blue screen Nuke/Natron
Matchmoving & Camera trackingNukeX
Matte PaintingNuke & Photoshop
Specialisation & Digital Portfolio Development (Choose 1 elective)Project

On completion of all three semesters of the course, you will be awarded a certificate - Arena Certified VFX Professional: Visual Effects.

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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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Note: Software & their versions may vary from centre to centre.