What will I learn?

Learning VFX skills is a good investment in the future. The UK has a mature and growing visual effects industry – estimated by Creative Skillset to be the biggest in Europe and possibly the second-biggest in the world. As well as the film, TV and games industries, the digital skills you will develop on the course are in strong demand in many creative jobs and in fields as diverse as interior design, medical imaging, fashion and the automotive industry. VFX is a busy industry with plenty of opportunities.As well as developing a broad knowledge and awareness of key aspects of Creative Media Production, you will study specialist subjects like Visual Effects Practices, 3D Modelling and Visual Effects & Motion Graphics Cultures. You will develop critically important skills in team-working, and using language that enables clear communication of concepts and day-to-day processes across the VFX spectrum. The course aims to provide you with the core skills and behaviours that are universally useful across all VFX departments, companies and specialisms.This course emphasises practical studio production skills and developing a creative and professional approach to media production, with an emphasis on visual effects.Working with a range of diverse and converging technologies and methodologies, successful candidates will develop innovative responses to create contemporary media solutions. Studio practice is always supported by putting the work into a historical, theoretical and cultural context.This course has been developed with input from leading practitioners and you will have the opportunity to work on projects alongside employers who use our Soho facilities such as ADOBE, Sony, Shaftsbury PLC, The Design Museum, The BBC, Channel 4, Creative Cultural Skills, Creative Skillset.Possible progression opportunities in the Creative Industries include entry-level positions such as junior animator, runner, junior compositor/VFX artist. Alternatively, completing students may wish to progress to the first or possibly second year of a relevant degree (where appropriate) or to complete an HND.This course is taught full time (3 days per week).

Which department am I in?

Art, Design and Media

Study options

Full Time (1 Year)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022

Venue

Soho Centre

Soho Centre,

Peter Street,

City of London,

W1F 0HS, England

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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