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Visual Effects Courses Learning Path

Acquiring a job in visual effects is a common goal for those who are interested in design and computer generated imagery. A special effects technician, or VFX specialist, is also a highly sought-after job. It involves producing physical effects through pyrotechnics, and other visual graphics to help create a specific illusion in a film production.

Recommended Order of Courses for the Best Learning Path

Visual Effects Courses

Adobe Animate Courses

This is a bespoke course, please contact us for dates

  • How to navigate the interface and use the tools
  • Creating and importing content
  • How to animate and add interactivity
  • Save and publish a project
  • Place the published project in a web page or another Adobe Application
$397.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses
Adobe Premiere Pro Courses

Zero to Premiere Pro Hero in just 5 days and gain the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA)

  • Navigate inside Premiere
  • Understand the tools
  • Organise projects
  • Create and refine rough cuts
  • Multipoint editing
  • Use transitions
  • Work with audio
  • Create titles and credits
  • Apply video effects
  • Apply basic colour correction
  • Output videos
  • Use colour correction
  • Apply advanced effects
  • Understand compositing
  • Work with green screen & keying
  • Use advanced audio
  • Create Multicam Projects
  • Integrate with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Integrate with Photoshop and After Effects
  • Create dynamic links
  • Take your Adobe Certification Exam
From $597.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 2 Days

  • Navigate inside Premiere
  • Understand the tools
  • Organise projects
  • Create and refine rough cuts
  • Multipoint editing
  • Use transitions
  • Work with audio
  • Create titles and credits
  • Apply video effects
  • Apply basic colour correction
  • Output videos
  • And more
From $287.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 3 Days

  • Use colour correction
  • Apply advanced effects
  • Understand compositing
  • Work with green screen & keying
  • Use advanced audio
  • Create Multicam Projects
  • Integrate with Adobe Media Encoder
  • Integrate with Photoshop and After Effects
  • Create dynamic links
  • Take your Adobe Certification Exam
From $447.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses
Adobe After Effects Courses

Course Duration: 5 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Create 2D animations
  • Work with layers
  • Apply effects
  • Work with masks & mattes
  • Use color effectively
  • Understand keyframe complexity
  • Render queue
  • Track mattes
  • Use keyframe graphic editor
  • Work with expressions
  • Use compound effects
  • Motion stabilisation and tracking
  • Render order/pre-composing
  • Create 3D animation
  • Prepare for the Adobe ACA Exam
From $697.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 3 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Create 2D animations
  • Work with layers
  • Apply effects
  • Work with masks & mattes
  • Use colour effectively
  • Export files
From $447.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 2 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Understand keyframe complexity
  • Use keyframe graphic editor
  • Work with expressions
  • Render queue
  • Track mattes
  • Use compound effects
  • Motion stabilisation and tracking
  • Render order/pre-composing
  • Create 3D animation
  • Prepare for the Adobe ACA Exam
From $397.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 3 Days

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • Master the concepts of colour correction
  • Work with advanced expressions
  • Particles
  • Use 3D lights & cameras
  • Time remapping and motion tracking
  • Speed up your workflow.
$497.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

DaVinci Resolve Courses

Course Duration: 3 Days

Learn the color correction and grading using DaVinci Resolve. This hands on training course will teach you the key tools & the colour correction & grading process. Learn the rules and process of Colour Correction, how to read scopes and use them to analyse and fix shots. Davinci Resolve Online Courses are also available as live & instructor-led and also offered as in-class training.

From $697.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 2 Days

What you will learn

This course is designed to teach DaVinci Resolve and the basic principles and process of colour correction and grading to anyone with little or no prior experience. You will learn how to navigate the software interface, manage your media and basic editing, colour correction theory, primary correction, gradients and more.

Once you have completed the beginner course we recommend taking the intermediate course as well.

Prerequisites
A basic understanding of video editing is desired.

From $497.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 2 Days

What you will learn

We look at grading techniques that focus on preserving the quality of the original colour data of the footage – this will be accomplished through carefully constructed node workflows and correctly set up RAW projects. Grading styles and looks will be designed using a variety of advanced grading palettes in Resolve, together with the Resolve FX panel and group-based workflows. The session will end on developing a good understanding of delivery formats and workflows. This course is an ideal follow-up to Colour Grading in DaVinci Resolve or Editing in DaVinci Resolve but it is open to any colourist with hands-on experience.

From $497.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Maxon Cinema 4D Training Courses

Zero to Cinema 4D HERO in just 5 days!

This course will show delegates the fundamentals right through to advance of Maxon’s Cinema 4D. By the end of the course you’ll be able to create your own 3D designs & animation and be ready to move towards some of the more sophisticated features of the software.

From $997.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 3 Days

By the end of this course you will be able to

This course will show delegates the fundamentals of Maxon’s Cinema 4D. By the end of the course you’ll be able to create your own 3D designs & animation and be ready to move towards some of the more sophisticated features of the software.

From $597.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 2 Days

By the end of this course you will be able to

The advanced features of Cinema 4d.

$497.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

This is a bespoke course, please contact us for dates

By the end of this course, you will be able to

Advanced animation using MoGraph

  • Simulation of natural world dynamics
  • Hair and fur simulation
  • Cloth simulation
  • Basic Character Rigging and IK using Mocca
  • Advanced Scripting using Xpresso (no coding)
  • Advanced Rendering Techniques
  • Multi-pass rending and compositing
$697.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

By the end of this course you will be able to

After completing the class, users will be able to: This course will show delegates the fundamentals of Maxon’s Cinema 4D. By the end of the course you’ll be able to create your own 3D designs & animation and be ready to move towards some of the more sophisticated features of the software.

From $1,397.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

This is a bespoke course, please contact us for dates

You’ll learn to navigate the AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT user interfaces, use the fundamental features of AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT, use the precision drafting tools in AutoCAD and AutoCAD LT to develop accurate technical drawings and present drawings in a detailed and visually impressive way.

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Autodesk Maya Training Courses

Course Duration: 5 days

What you will learn

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to: work in a production environment, understand the mechanics of Maya, be able to create 3d models using a variety of techniques, work with materials to texture you models, understand how to light a scene, be able to create animations, stage a scene and understand cinematography and know how to create output for use in post production.

From $997.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

By the end of this course, you will be able to

  • 3DS Max Zero to Hero Course – 5 days
  • Autodesk 3DS Max Autodesk Certified User and Professional exams
  • Maya Zero to Hero Course – 5 Days
  • Cinema 4d Beginner Course – 3 Days
  • Cinema 4d Intermediate Course – 2 Days
From $2,497.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses
Unreal Engine 4 Training Course

Course Duration: 3 Days

From $797.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 5 Days

What you will learn

During the first day of the course we will teach you about the Unreal Engine 5 interface and its key properties. The training will start by looking into the elements of a 3D application such as materials, meshes and textures. We will then move on to study and find ways to make the objects move and animate, using the animation tool, physics and particles. This course lays down a solid foundation for students to move on to creating their own game.

From $1,197.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Course Duration: 5 Days

What you will learn

During the first day of the course we will teach you about the Unreal Engine 4 interface and its key properties. The training will start by looking into the elements of a 3D application such as materials, meshes and textures. We will then move on to study and find ways to make the objects move and animate, using the animation tool, physics and particles. After the course you will be able to create your own game.

From $1,197.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Unity 3D Training Courses

Course Duration: 5 days
This course we will teach you about the Unity3D interface and its key properties. The training will start by looking into the elements of a 3D application such as materials, meshes and textures. We will then move on to study and find ways to make the objects move and animate, using the animation tool, physics and particles.

After, you will start writing some basic scripts to handle user interaction and create elements of a 2D interface. Also the course will focus entirely on scripting, starting with a detailed review of the scripting engine and API as well a handful of tips and tricks on how to create effective code and build 3D games & applications.

From $1,197.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

This is a bespoke course, please contact us for dates

Unity 3D has introduced built-in support for some certain VR devices. This course will focus on how to use the Unity 3D game engine for VR; how to setup software and hardware; how to enable VR support in the unity editor; end-user hardware and software requirements; and how to minimize some possible health issues in VR, and so on.

$1,397.00
Online Class discount 30% on live adobe courses

Master Class Courses
  • Premiere Pro Zero to Hero Course
  • After Effects Creative Licence
  • Photoshop Zero to Hero Course
  • Illustrator Zero to Hero Course
From $2,197.00
Video Effects Specialist Master Class