Course DescriptionVisual effects artists, producers, directors, art directors, and editors gain a thorough understanding of the process of creating visual effects for motion pictures and television. Using recognizable examples from well-known movies and shows, participants break down the process and analyze what it takes to produce and create visual effects. Topics include script breakdown, pre-visualization, on-set/location supervision, visual effects production, emerging technologies in visual effects, color correction, digital resolution dirt removal, digital painting, tracking, 3D techniques and rendering, 2D and 3D compositing, and film output. The differences and the requirements for motion pictures and television production also are examined. Instruction includes lectures, exercises, and industry guests who discuss their work on specific effects-driven movies.
Course OutlineVisual effects artists, producers, directors, art directors, and editors gain an understanding of the process of creating visual effects for motion pictures and television through analyzing well-known film and TV examples.