BA (Hons) Visual Effects
This course will equip you with the high level of skills required to succeed in today’s visual-effects industry. The emphasis throughout is on creativity and you will explore photorealism, on-set techniques, cinematography, the integration of visual effects into other elements via compositing while building advanced software skills at the same time.You will work on a number of live projects with top London VFX companies.
The First Year teaches skills across the whole of the four degrees and will introduce you very quickly to high end modelling, animation and visual effects, as well as providing an introduction to compositing 3D artwork into film, particle effects, colour grading and keying.
n the Second Year you will study visual effects, matte painting, soft and rigid body simulations and scripting. You will explore the use of post production for integrating and compositing 3D and 2D visual effects, gaining an understanding of industry pipelines.
Your Final Year of study is about engaging in real- world practices and preparing for employment. You will make a final VFX short film, taking it from preproduction, R&D and pre-vis through production and post-production. You will also produce a showreel and a professional website – both valuable tools when it comes to finding work in the industry.