VFX Film Making

Hollywood & Bollywood films use VFX to produce awesome effects & realistic environments in films. Through visual effects, the artists can make interesting things happen in movies – bomb blasts, natural disasters, flying objects, superpowers, etc. – that are difficult or impossible to shoot in real life.

The Indian Animation & VFX industry is expected to grow to approximately Rs. 7340 crores by 2017, expected to reach Rs 23 Billion in 2020.

This is a huge industry & needs talented, trained people. Salaries are good for the right person. If you wish to join this industry, you have to create high-quality visual effects (VFX) for films, TV, advertisements & games. To join this industry, learn the right skills and get the right training with the VFX Pro program from Arena Animation.


Course Highlights

  • Access Onlinevarsity: Onlinevarsity is Arena's learning app for students. You can have exclusive access to course material, discuss doubts & problems with professors, plan activities & projects, get reference material, etc.
  • Become a VFX/compositing professional.
  • Work with latest software like Nuke, Mocha, Photoshop, Houdini, boujou & Digital Fusion.
  • Learn advanced compositing tools, time remapping & bounding boxes, match-moving, matte painting & camera tracking.
  • Learn with projects and hands-on practice sessions.
  • Attend lectures conducted by expert faculty .
  • Additional practice sessions
  • Professional work portfolio development
  • Industry interaction & workshops

Join as

  • VFX Compositor
  • Roto Artist
  • Matte painter
  • Pre comp Artist
  • Match moving Artist
  • Tracking Artist
  • VFX Artist

Career options

You can make a successful career as a VFX artist & compositing artist in:

  • Animation film production studios
  • Television channels
  • Television production houses
  • Ad production houses
  • Gaming companies

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Career Support

  • 100% job placement assistance#
  • Industry interaction
  • Job fairs
  • Studio tours
  • Career seminars
  • Creative workshops


Learn to create & manipulate images outside of a live-action shoot; images that look realistic, but would be dangerous, or simply impossible to capture on film.

History of Visual Effects in Films
Concepts of Graphics and Illustrations
Concepts of Cinematography & Photography
Lights, Colour & Perspectives
Digital Painting
Anatomy Study
Character Design
Visual Scripting with Film Language
Audio - Video Editing
Storyboarding and Animatics
Application of 2D Animation Principles
Project Portfolio
Fundamentals of VFX and 3D Basics
Digital Modeling with Maya
Digital Sculpting
Texturing 3D Models with Maya
Lighting Models with Maya
Rigging 3D Models with Maya
3D Character Animation & Rotomation
Particle & Dynamics
FX & Simulation
Matchmoving and Camera Tracking
Crowd Simulation
Working with Arnold Renderer
Layer-Based Compositing
3D Design Portfolio
VFX Film making - Pre to Post Production
Pre-visualization & VFX Video Shoot
Introduction to Nuke
Rotoscopy using Silhoutte
Roto and RotoPaint
Wire removal
Colour Correction
Green/ Blue screen
Matchmoving Techniques
Matte Painting
Time Remapping & Bounding Boxes
Channel & Multi passes
Advanced Compositing Tools
FX with Houdini
Z-depth & Multipass Compositing
Specialisation & Digital Portfolio Development (Choose 1 elective)

Eligibility: 10+2/ Graduates/ College students

This is an 8-month course with classes held 2 hours a day for 6 days a week.