Animation,Visual Effects, and Interactive Content
1-Year Program : 1030 Hours
The Animation, Visual Effects and Interactive Content (AVEI) Program is a one-year, full time program for students who want to work in film, TV or gaming. Students will learn to create advanced digital media content and both 3D and advanced 2D graphics are covered. The areas of 3D modeling, texturing, animation, motion capture, film technology, digital compositing and editing are some of the core skills taught in this program while using latest state-of-the-art technology that you would see in a typical studio environment. Students who complete the program will have a complete demo reel and group capstone project to show prospective employers after graduation.
The AVEI Program is split into two terms, 3D and 2D, and students can enter the program at the beginning of either section. 3D Components include: 3D Modeling, Lighting, Game Assets, Animation, Motion Capture, and a 3D Final Project. 2D Components include: Compositing, Rotoscoping, Match Moving & 3D integration, and a 2D Final Project. Students spend 6 weeks, about 150 hours in each of the two final projects. These projects simulate the industry as students work together to make a short film that replicates the workflow found in a studio environment. These group projects along with individual projects throughout the year will be impressive material for graduates to show off their skills to employers. This program currently runs during the day from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
3D Modeling & Animation
3D modeling and animation is the creation of CGI for films and television.
Visual Effects is the art of digitally creating and enhancing video for film, television, and games.
Careers in 3D
3D modelers create characters and environments for video games and 3D movies as well as images and modeling for websites, graphic designs, animation, film effects, simulations, broadcast design, special effects, characters and props for film, and television effects. These multi-talented professionals also create images/models for geologists, architects, scientists, engineers, healthcare agencies, and more.
3D animators are responsible for creating movement in film, television, and game development. Animators bring life to characters and create destruction through environmental animation and simulation.
Video Game Designer
Video game designers will often work closely with other members of a team to create video games for computers and video game consoles. Designing video games is a very specialized and challenging career.
Careers in 2D
Film and Video Editor
As a film or video editor, you’ll be responsible for assembling recorded raw material into a finished product that’s suitable for broadcasting. The material may include camera footage, dialogue, sound effects, graphics and special effects. This is a key role in the post-production process and your skills can determine the quality and delivery of the final product. You’ll usually work closely with the director to achieve the desired end result.
A graphic designer works on a variety of products and activities, such as websites, advertising, books, magazines, posters, computer games, product packaging, exhibitions and displays, corporate communications and corporate identity, i.e. giving organisations a visual ‘brand’.
In film, television and Virtual Reality, the Compositor brings it all together; It is the responsibility of this job to combine all the different pieces from the film or 3D animation into one cohesive image..