HD Digital Filmmaking for VFX

This course builds on the principles learned in Animation and Visual Effects, and through weekly lectures and out of class assignments, expands student learning in the essentials for integrating digital camera work into CG projects. Lectures include the technical aspects of the DV format, equipment choices and usage, terminology, and staging and lighting techniques. Students learn the essentials of DV camera operation and the technical side of video formats. The output methodology for different applications is discussed so that students can take their DV footage and integrate it into their final CG projects. Compositing integration includes chroma keying and color matching in Nuke, post color grading in Premiere, and Speed Grade. Classes include a mixture of camera and software demonstrations and in-class exercises, as well as project critiques and industry tips. Students will explore various styles of shooting digital video footage through homework assignments and work towards a polished final project.

Tuition: $2,250.00
Class Length: 10 Weeks
Course Requirements
  • Animation and Visual Effects

Software / Technique
  • Autodesk Maya
Registration for this course for Spring Term 2022 is currently closed.
Registration for Summer Term 2022, Session T courses will open Thursday, June 2nd, 2022 at 10:00 AM PT.

Course Sections — Spring Term 2022

Visual Effects Artist
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM PT
Apr 11, 2022
This class will be available to register during Open Registration.