If you have a strong desire to work in the feature film visual effects industry or associated areas, this is the perfect course for you. You'll embrace the complete visual effects post-production pipeline and focus on the theory, principles and production of visual effects assets and shots.
Produce a high-quality demonstrative portfolio of work related to the knowledge and production of professional quality feature film visual effects
Access brand new specialist facilities including a new green screen and motion capture studio, as well as animation laboratories, equipped with industry-standard software
Mirror industry practice by working collaboratively with students on our Computer animation courses in Art & Design and Technical Arts to create visual effects work
Tailor your studies to either a more technical or artistic flavour depending on your desired career aspirations
Benefit from regular industry guest speakers from studios such as ILM, Dreamworks, DNEG and Framestore just to name a few
Attend BU's BFX Festival, the UK's largest visual effects, computer games & animation festival featuring a fantastic line-up of speakers, masterclasses, exhibitions, screenings and networking events.
BU is ranked 4th in the top 25 animation schools and colleges in the world, 3nd in Europe and 1st in the UK (Animation Career Review 2020).