What is AVEI Online?
The Digital Media Institute’s Animation, Visual Effects and Interactive Content Program is designed for students interested in digital content for film, television, and more. AVEI - ONLINE is the same high-quality and intensive 1030 hour program we provide at DMI. This program is designed for student with a rigorous work-ethic and discipline to master these skills off-campus. It is a fast-paced one-year, full-time program that will teaches students to create advanced digital media content, including 3D and 2D graphics. Industry veteran instructors teach 3D modeling, texturing, animation, motion capture, digital cinema technology, virtual reality and augmented reality content, digital compositing, and editing on the same state-of-the-art technology used in major studios
SCHEDULE: AVEI - ONLINE students attend classes and labs five hours/day, five days/week from 9AM - 3PM (CST) synced with the on-campus classroom. Daily classes are live with real-time, 2-way video between instructor and teaching assistant. Classes meet everyday and students are responsible for attending. AVEI - ONLINE students additionally must participate in required online forums, as well as participate in progress checks and assessment work, which will not add significant workload if online students are on pace.
What is needed to attend?
Students pursuing the AVEI - ONLINE program should have a suitable work environment that's quiet and distraction-free. The workspace should also include access to high-speed internet and reliable bandwidth. Our staff is available to help you see if this program format is right for you. This program currently runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. The program includes 1,030 hours of instruction, and attendance is mandatory. Students who complete the program will take a demo reel and their group projects with them upon graduation to showcase their work for prospective employers.
Does DMI provide any technology?
Enrolled students will receive all needed technology for the program through DMI so that they may take part in the class live stream and use the same software tools as the on-campus class.
AVEI - ONLINE students will receive a laptop, external monitor and software access, but DMI can also provide a keyboard, mouse or tablet if needed.