Animation

You enjoy the spectacular, you are artistically gifted and your hearts beats digitally? Than your talent lies in the Visual FX & 3D Animation department!

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Visual FX & 3D Animation Diploma

Overview

OVERVIEW

As a graduate of our professional educational paths in the department of Visual FX & 3D Animation you are expected a career in compositing, 3D Animation, rendering or concept art.

Combining theoretical understanding with a strong hands-on training ethos, (75% of course assessment is practical), through our industry standard production facilities, you are able to explore and expand your technical and creative skill sets.

The course runs for 18 months and classes can take place in the daytime, evening or on weekend, providing you with flexibility whether you are working full-time, part time or just passing through.

18 MONTHS


AVAILABLE IN:

BERLIN  

COURSE START SPRING: MARCH 2018

COURSE START AUTUMN: SEPTEMBER 2018


 

Modules

2D GRAPHICS

Indicative summary of topics

  • Principles of 2D
  • classical drawing techniques
  • Digital Painting

VFX BASICS

Indicative summary of topics

  • Node/layer-based Compositing
  • Motion Graphics
  • Storytelling
  • Basics Camera & Light

3D FUNDAMENTALS

Indicative summary of topics

  • Low/High Poly Modelling
  • Texturing
  • 3D Production Pipeline Basics

3D ANIMATION

Indicative summary of topics

  • Principles of 3D
  • Rigging
  • Character Animation
  • Digital Sculpting
  • Advanced Texturing
  • Motion Capturing

RENDERING

Indicative summary of topics

  • Shader Basics
  • Texture Mapping
  • Photorealistic Rendering
  • 3D Lighting Fundamentals
Entry Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • University entrance qualifaction (Abitur or similar)
  • Alternatively: minimum age of 17 years plus intermediate educational qualification and aptitude test
  • Own notebook computer for office work, theory tests and own notes from lectures
  • Language skills: students whose first language is not English will need a qualification that demonstrates competence in English; at least Level B2
Fees & Funding

Payment Plans

  • Upfront: 3 payments, each at the beginnig of next semester
  • Standard: 18 payments, each at the beginning of month

Financing Options

There are several options that may be available to you to help you finance your studies, such as;

  • STANDARD and UPFRONT payment plans
  • Student loans
  • Educational funds

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Careers

Career Options:

  • 3D/2D Animator
  • CG Generalist
  • Rigger
  • Look Dev Artist
  • Rendering Artist
  • Lighting TD
  • Roto/Paint Artist
  • VFX Coordinator
  • Match Mover
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