Do you want to be a filmmaker?
Indian VFX Industry grew from INR 2,320 Crore in 2016 to reach INR 3,130 Crore in 2017. The Industry is expected to grow nearly double to INR 6,350 Crore by 2020. From VFX design & pre-viz to the creation of a digital photo-realistic fantasy world as per the vision of a Film director, Visual effects has become an essential part of today’s filmmaking process. The Study of Visual effects is a balance of both art and technology. You learn the art of VFX Design as well as the latest VFX techniques using the state-of-the-art 3D &VFX soft wares used in the industry.
Top Studios working on Global VFX Film Projects
Prime Focus World
India Becoming a Powerhouse in Global VFX Share market
India has evolved in terms of skillset which has helped local & domestic studios work for Global VFX projects. The VFX Industry is expected to hire about 2,500-3,000 personnel in the coming year.
Visual Effects in Hollywood Films
Top International Studios like MPC, Double Negative & Frame store who have studios & partners in India have worked on the VFX of Top Hollywood Blockbuster Films Blade Runner 2049, The Fast & the Furious 8, Pirates of the Caribbean- Dead men Tell No Tales, The Jungle Book and many more.
Visual Effects in Bollywood Films
BAHUBALI 2 – The Game Changer for Bollywood VFX
Post the Box office success of Blockbuster Bahubali 2, there is a spike in VFX Budgets in Bollywood as well as Regional films. Bahubali 2, used 33 Animation studios for VFX Post Production, working over a span of 15 months.
Upcoming Tamil-language Sci-Fi Thriller “2.0” featuring Rajnikanth & Akshay Kumar is reportedly one of the most expensive films in the history of Indian Cinema and the 1000 VFX Shots of the film is being done at 10 different VFX Companies.
The Visual Effects Film-Making program imparts you with the skills needed to be successful in the VFX industry and enables you to contribute to the entire process of storytelling in Films.
This Program gives you the complete workflow knowledge of the VFX Pipeline in Films from conception through to completion.
The Program modules covers understanding of the VFX Design Process, Cinematography techniques, VFX Fundamentals, VFX Film Making pipeline from pre to post production.
VFX Design & Visualisation
|History of Visual Effects in Films||–|
|Concepts of Graphics and Illustrations||–|
|Concepts of Cinematography & Photography||–|
|Lights, Colour & Perspectives||–|
|Digital Painting||Adobe Photoshop Extended CC / Pixlr|
|Visual Scripting with Film Language||–|
|Audio – Video Editing||Adobe Audition CC / Audacity
Adobe Premier Pro CC / VSDC Video Editor/OpenShot
|Storyboarding and Animatics||Adobe Premier Pro CC|
|Application of 2D Animation Principles||Adobe Animate CC|
3D Design & VFX Basics
|Fundamentals of VFX and 3D basics||–|
|Digital modeling with Maya||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|Digital sculpting||Z brush 4R8|
|Texturing 3D models with Maya||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|Lighting models with Maya||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|Rigging 3D models with Maya||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|3D Character Animation & Rotomation||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|Particle & dynamics||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|FX & simulation||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|Matchmoving and Camera Tracking||MAYA unlimited / blender|
|Crowd simulation||Golaem crowd|
|Working with Arnold renderer||Arnold renderer for Maya|
|Layer-based compositing||Adobe after effects professional CC / Natron|
|3D design portfolio||Project|
Visual Effects for Films
|VFX film making – Pre to Post Production||–|
|Pre-visualization & VFX video shoot||Maya & Adobe premiere|
|Introduction to Nuke||Nuke|
|Rotoscopy using Silhoutte||Silhouette|
|Roto and Rotopaint||Nuke|
|Wire removal||Nuke / Natron|
|Colour correction||Nuke / Natron|
|Green/ blue screen||Nuke / Natron|
|Matchmoving techniques||Nuke X/ mocha / 3D equalizer|
|Matte painting||Nuke & Photoshop|
|Time remapping & bounding boxes||Nuke|
|Channel & multi passes||Nuke|
|Advanced compositing tools||Nuke|
|FX with Houdini||Houdini|
|Z-depth & Multipass compositing||Nuke|
|Specialization & digital portfolio development (choose 1 elective)||Project|