Offered in collaboration with CDW Studios, this high-level training program is designed specifically for the rapidly changing commercial world of visual effects and all areas of entertainment design.
This innovative program operates in a production-style environment and enables you to work in small creative teams to develop your own intellectual property from idea development through to design and implementation of complex story and animation projects.
Each small creative team is made up of a range of specific roles which reflect distinct career pathways within the animation and visual effects industries.
Team roles include:
- concept artist/illustrator
- user interface (UI) artist/graphic designer
- 3D artist
- technical artist/visual effects (VFX) artist
- particle animator/rigger
- matte painter
- 3D animator
- storyboard artist
- project manager/producer.
There are multiple positions in each creative team for many of the above roles.
The course is taught by currently practising industry professionals who have worked at major companies such as Wizards of the Coast, Blizzard Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Disney and LEGO.
This means that you will develop knowledge and skills in the latest industry techniques and technologies, and will have the opportunity to develop networks and contacts with leading industry professionals.