VFX has become an integral part of the production process for film, television and advertising. On this course you'll explore the VFX industry for moving image products while developing the skills required of a VFX artist across a range of disciplines.
By the end of the course you'll have developed a strong portfolio of work tailored to your career aspirations and will have trained in the use of a wide variety of industry-standard software, such as Nuke, Mari and ZBrush preparing you to enter the industry in a number of specialist and generalist roles.
How you're taught
Designed to prepare you for a career in the global VFX industry, this course focuses on developing the technological disciplines involved in the production and post-production of professional VFX content with a particular focus on software training and developing a working knowledge of key production workflows and pipelines.
Employability will be an integral element of the course and you'll receive training on the latest industry software (including Nuke, Maya, Mari and ZBrush) and specialised advanced studio hardware, combined with ample opportunities to undertake appropriate work-based learning and develop your professional showreel content.
You'll learn through lectures, seminars, software training workshops, tutorials, working in small production teams, independent learning, industry talks and enrichment trips.
In your final year you will exhibit your work as part of Confetti's Degree Show. This event includes all final year students across Confetti's courses and is a great platform for you to showcase your work to key influencers across the creative industries.
Careers and employability
Upon successful completion, you will have the option to progress to Confetti's MA Creative Technologies or MSc Creative Technologies, apply for internships or job roles within industry.
Typical job roles in industry might include:
- Roto artist
- 3D artist
- Digital preparation
- Layout artist
- Lighting technical director
- Match move artist
- Matte painter
- Technical director
- VFX supervisor
On this course you'll study at Confetti's brand new £9.1million Digital Media Hub. You'll have access to:
- 37m2 green screen VFX studio
- 24 seat post-production lab with PC workstations
- 25 seat screening room with Dolby Atmos audio facilities
- Specialist software including Nuke, Mari, Modo, ZBrush, PF Track
- Full Autodesk Suite (Maya, 3DS Max, Mudbox), Adobe Creative Suite (After Effects, Photoshop), Quixel 2.0
- Wacom Cintiq 13HD touch tablets