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Bachelor in Visual Effects

Bachelor in Visual Effects

Duration – 3 Years

Semesters – 6

Key Highlights

  • The program (VFX Course) includes fundamentals of film making, vizchroma shoot, 3D modeling, creating photo realistic lighting, particle effects.
  • Students will learn to develop visual effects in tandem with characters and story.
  • Focus on seamless integration of CGI and live action.

Why RSACE?

The key elements of the RSACE offering that could help you in making a decision about your academic future are:

  • The Courses have been curated under the guidance of Mr. Ramesh Sippy.
  • The training will be led by industry Experts.
  • 70 – 75% of the training will be on-set.
  • Students will have the opportunity of internship projects during the Program of 3 years.
  • Degrees awarded by The University of Mumbai are internationally recognized.
  • Privilege to study in the expansive Kalina campus of The University of Mumbai situated in the heart of the city.
  • 100% placement assistance.
  • Loan assistance can be provided.
  • Hostel facility on a first come first serve basis.

Having shared the above, our primary efforts will be to WORK ON YOU, WORK WITH YOU & WORK FOR YOU.

Why RSACE?

The key elements of the RSACE offering that could help you in making a decision about your academic future are:

  • The Courses have been curated under the guidance of Mr. Ramesh Sippy.
  • The training will be led by industry Experts.
  • 70 – 75% of the training will be on-set.
  • Students will have the opportunity of internship projects during the Program of 3 years.
  • Degrees awarded by The University of Mumbai are internationally recognized.
  • Privilege to study in the expansive Kalina campus of The University of Mumbai situated in the heart of the city.
  • 100% placement assistance.
  • Loan assistance can be provided.
  • Hostel facility on a first come first serve basis.

Having shared the above, our primary efforts will be to WORK ON YOU, WORK WITH YOU & WORK FOR YOU.

INTRODUCTION

The field of cinema is rapidly changing. With the advent of 2D and 3D stereoscope, the way of looking and experiencing films is altering. VFX has grown tremendously in the past decade because of the onslaught of new and changing technology. Visual effects are used in games, movies and television shows. With the advanced technology and equipment Hollywood and Bollywood use VFX to create overwhelming realistic and non-realistic environments. The Indian VFX and animation industry are expected to grow up to Rs. 7340 crores rupees by the year 2017. India is one of the most preferred outsourcing destinations for the Hollywood production companies. The Indian studios have made a significant contribution to the blockbuster VFX films like Jungle book, Avatar, Life of Pie, Doctor Strange, and many more. Visual effects help to recreate interesting phenomena in the world of movies like natural disasters, bomb blasts, flying objects, superheroes, volcanoes etc. The VFX is usually done at the last stage that is the postproduction in editing but it is planned at the preproduction and production stage under the guidance of the director and VFX supervisor after the story is finalized.

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CURRICULUM

Paper Subject Name Internal External Marks Credit
1 Communication – 01 75 25 100 5
2 Pre-visualization – Art & Design 75 25 100 6
3 Design Thinking &Pre Production 75 25 100 6
4 Visual & Verbal Story telling 75 25 100 5
5 Fundamentals of Film Making 75 25 100 7
Total 500 29
Paper Subject Name Internal External Marks Credit
6 Communication – 02 75 25 100 5
7 Character Development & Behavioral Science 75 25 100 5
8 Introduction to Photography 75 25 100 5
9 Motion graphics 75 25 100 5
10 Project Submission 100 00 100 7
Total 500 27
Paper Subject Name Internal External Marks Credit
11 Visual Development (VFX Pre production) 75 25 100 5
12 Digital Art – Part 01 75 25 100 5
13 Digital Art – Part 02 75 25 100 5
14 Motion Graphics 75 25 100 5
15 Planning & Chroma Shoot 75 25 100 5
Total 500 25
Paper Subject Name Internal External Marks Credit
16 Fundamentals of 3D 75 25 100 5
17 3D Asset Development 75 25 100 8
18 3D VFX – Part 01 (Dynamics &Particles) 75 25 100 5
19 Set Extension 75 25 100 5
20 Cinematography Introduction 75 25 100 4
Total 500 27
Paper Subject Name Internal External Marks Credit
21 Camera Tracking 75 25 100 5
22 Match Move & Match Mation 75 25 100 5
23 3D VFX (Fluid effects) Part-2 75 25 100 6
24 Advanced Lighting & Rendering 75 25 100 5
25 Compositing Concepts 75 25 100 5
Total 500 26
Paper Subject Name Internal External Marks Credit
26 Compositing – 01 75 25 100 5
27 Advanced Compositing 75 25 100 5
28 Roto /Paint & Comp 75 25 100 5
29 DI Digital Intermediate (Colour Correction) 75 25 100 5
30 Graduation Film 200 00 200 8
Total 600 28

ELIGIBILITY

  • The medium of instruction of the RSACE visual effects course will be English and hence candidates seeking admission are expected to have English as a compulsory subject at least up to XIIth.
  • Candidate should have a minimum of 45% marks in his/her 10+2 or equivalent.

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

This VFX course duration is of 3 years aiming to help students learn not only the theory but also the Artistic & professional skills that will help the students later in life. VFX can be embedded in live action depicted through techniques such as Matte Painting, rear and front Screen Projection, Digital sets, a miniature of forced perspective sets, Computer Graphic Objects, Characters, Environments, and Compositing. Our courses are designed in such a manner that we cover each of these techniques with real practical examples.

The course also includes fundamentals of filmmaking, chromo shoot, 3D modeling and creating photorealistic lighting, dynamic effects and particles like fire, cloth, explosions and smoke realistically.

The students will learn how to develop VFX in tandem with characters and story. The students have to understand, storytelling, cinematography, and seamless integration of CGI plus Live action.

In addition to the best of the faculty in the industry, they get an opportunity to attend workshops and seminars conducted by the industry veterans. There will be tie-ups with domestic and international studios so students will get an opportunity to work on domestic and international projects as soon as they complete the course. They can also participate in film festivals and competitions world over.

OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

Making seamless and photo-realistic renders is the prime objective of this course. The aim of this 3-year VFX course is also to equip the students with skills that will help them find employment in the global market. However, adding visual effects can be a humongous task and involves a lot of people for rendering a perfect shot. Therefore artists should be able to have full control over their images. VFX is not only used for science fiction or fantasy film but is also used in period drama. Upon completing the program, students can work in:

  • TV channels/ Production houses
  • VFX studios
  • Gaming Industry
  • Media and Advertising
  • Also as an independent freelancer.

CAREER OPTIONS

Upon graduation from this VFX academy there are a number of options are open for students. Some of them are listed below

  • Storyboard artist
  • VFX artist
  • Motion graphic artists.
  • Color key artist
  • Asset Development
  • Architectural Modeling
  • Roto Artist
  • Paint Artist
  • Junior compositor
  • Compositing artist
  • Match move artist
  • Matchmation Artist
  • Short film maker
  • Editor

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Bachelor in Visual Effects was last modified: May 14th, 2018 by sippy
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