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OVERVIEW

Learn from the Professionals

This program provides a gateway to the Visual Effects world. The program starts with Fundamentals of Film Making & Computer Graphics. Then the program introduces the students to 3D Computer Graphics for a short period, thereby strengthening their skills in Dynamics, Tracking, Rotoscopy and Compositing, which forms the foundation for Visual Effects. A student will compile different kinds of VFX shots to build an outstanding portfolio during the last month of the program.

Become a professional artist

A well laid out assessment procedure ensures the student’s acceptability as distinguished professionals in the world of Visual Effects. ZICA’s placement cell provides placement assistance to all ZICA students across the country. ZICA training academy is equipped with high-end animation tools, 2D animation facilities, 3D software, Visual FX Labs and Imaging Technologies.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Increase design and visualization skills
  • Learn complete Production and Post-Production Pipeline
  • Continuous evaluation through examination, competitions and activities
  • Introduction of Augmented and Virtual Reality
  • Placement support

Course Syllabus

MODULE I: FUNDAMENTALS OF FILMMAKING & COMPUTER GRAPHICS (3.5 MONTHS)

  • History of VFX
  • Principles of Design
  • Photography
  • Computer Graphics
  • Film Making
    1. Camera
    2. Cinematography
    3. Composition
    4. Lighting
    5. Screenwriting
    6. Shooting
    7. Video Editing
    8. Audio Editing
  • 3D Modeling
    1. Surface
    2. Inorganic Poly-Modelling
  • Texturing
    1. Hypershade
    2. Material
    3. UV Mapping
    4. 3D Paint
  • Lighting
    1. Three-point lighting
    2. Indoor lighting
    3. Outdoor lighting
  • Rigging
    1. Introduction to rigging
    2. Connections
    3. Deformers
  • Animation
    1. Animation workflow
    2. Principles of animation
  • Particles and Dynamics
    1. Particles
    2. Emitter
    3. Fluid Effect
    4. Soft Body
    5. Rigid Body
  • Technical Animation
    1. Fur
    2. nHair
    3. nCloth
    4. nDynamics
    5. Xgen plugin
    6. Bifrost
  • Digital Compositing – 1
    1. Motion Graphics
    2. Compositing
    3. Rendering
  • Digital Compositing – 2
    1. Animation, dopesheet and curve editor
    2. Rotoscope
    3. Colour Management
    4. Tracking, stabilizing
    5. Planner Tracking
    6. Keying
    7. Camera Projection
    8. Camera tracking
    9. Re-lighting
    10. Rotopaint node
    11. Clean-up
  • Digital Compositing – 3
    1. Rotoscope
    2. Different kind of tracking
    3. Stereo conversion
    4. advance tracking & stabilizing
    5. Export footages
  • Digital Tracking
    1. Auto tracking
    2. Geometry tracking
    3. Hard track
    4. Soft track
    5. Track stereo footage.
    6. >
  • Introduction to Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
  • The basics of AR functionality
  • Taking the next steps with ARCore
  • Bringing ARCore to life

Be Industry Ready

Students walk away with a rich portfolio comprising of best 3D and VFX project. This portfolio will be a gateway to joining animation and visual effect industry.

Delivery Method

  • Weekday batches: 5 days a week (2 hours per day)
  • Practical session backed by theory explanation
  • Practical assignment and Project-based learning
  • Industry-aligned creative and technical programs
  • Master classes by industry professionals

EMERGING STUDENT PROFILE

The student will acquire skills that are needed to excel in any Visual Effects Studio as a Compositing Artist. Good understanding of Design, aesthetics of filmmaking along with strong fundamentals of Visual Effects will make this candidate, an advantage for any VFX team.

PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITY

After successfully completion of the said program, a student is eligible for following job categories.

Rotoscopy Artist
Prep / Paint Artist
Clean-up Artist
Matchmover / 3D Tracking Artist
Motion Graphics Artist
Rotomation Artist
Compositor
VFX Artist
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Freshers Working Professionals Entrepreneurs
Improve your Resume Start a new career Expand your business
Learn the latest technology and tools Advance your career growth by adding value to your CV Be aware of the latest technology and tools
Standout with a unique skill set Increase your work portfolio Save the cost of your prevailing business
Create an outstanding portfolio Work as a part-time freelancer Get industry recognised certificate

How to apply?

Admissibility

  • Students who have completed class 10 and are interested to join ZICA programs
  • Fill inquiry form
  • Admission to the institute would be based on the student’s performance in the creativity test

Schedule your Personal Interview

  • Screened by the faculty
  • Notification of the program start date.

Enrollment

  • Unleash your creative potential