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Diploma in Visual Effects and Animation

Diploma in Visual Effects and Animation – Course Overview

Swarrnim School of Design has launched the creative course of visual effects and animation for creative people and thinkers. Students studying Visual Effects explore the various processes by which imagery is created or manipulated outside of a live-action shot, including the blending of background plates or matte paintings with 3D architectural, character, or elemental assets. Course content includes lighting and filming techniques, tracking and compositing of elements, and creating both particle and dynamic effects. The Diploma in VFX and Animation offered in Ahmedabad at Swarrnim university discipline is a very important tool for communicating through effective design solutions. It will majorly focus on Visual illustration, Photography, Storytelling, Sequential drawing and keyframing, scriptwriting and animation, editing and sound design, modelling, texture and lighting as well as different rendering techniques.

Course structure

Year/ Semester

Subject Code

Subject Name

Credit

1st Year

Semester - 1

32030101

Fundamentals of Pre-production in 3D Animation

And Visual Art

4

32030102

Basics of Film Making – I

3

32030103

Digital Enhancement

7

32030104

Art of Editing

8

32030105

Basics of Film Making - I

5

 

Introduction to Entrepreneurship

3

 

1st Year

Semester - 2

32030201

3D Basics – I

9

32030202

3D Basics – II (Look Development – I)

9

32030203

3D Design (Character Setup, Animation and FX I)

10

 

Introduction to Innovation & Ideation

2

       

2nd Year

Semester - 3

32030301

Character Setup

8

32030302

Character Animation

10

32030303

Editing

10

 

Business Model (Plan and Execution)

2

       

2nd Year

Semester - 4

32030401

Compositing

15

32030402

Match Moving

13

 

New Venture Creation

2

       

3rd Year

Semester - 5

32030501

Animation Production pipeline

13

32030502

Case Studies

15

 

Scaling Up the Venture

2

       

3rd Year

Semester - 6

32030601

Viva

14

32030602

Project (Showreel Submission)

14

 

Growth & Expansion of the Venture

2

 

Key Features

Students at Swarrnim gets once in a lifetime opportunity as they enroll in diploma in visual effects and animation course. Students are allowed to master the professional-standard software and equipment while providing space to test their skills into practice with a variety of hands-on experiences. Students get a chance to collaborate with people in the industry from TV Production and 3D Animation fields to see how visual effects play a key role across a variety of platforms. Students can also enhance their employability skills with a range of work placements opportunities. Swarrnim has got some of the best facilities, studios and workshops available. Students get trained to use professional-standard equipment in our digital media, VFX studios, and have access to the latest computer hardware and software.

Career Outcome

After the completion of the Diploma in VFX and Animation students get more opportunities than expected. The demand for such skills in industry is at its peak. Students from Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University will be qualified to begin a range of positions in the industry. These include roles as a Matchmove Artist, Rotoscope Artist, Modeller, Texture Artist and Junior Compositor. Ultimately, you would be able to work your way up the ladder and become a Technical Director one day. People with deep knowhow in VFX are highly sought by television companies, broadcasting organisations, film studios, independent production houses, online streaming services and specialist VFX studios – so you will be able to apply your specialist skills to a wide range of areas. In addition to that, the field of animation and VFX has a lot of scope for new startups. Swarrnim Incubation Cell at the university is willing to provide all support like infrastructure, funding, mentorship, etc. to those who have a unique idea and willingness to be an entrepreneur.

Why study at Swarrnim?

Traditionally, courses in visual effects have left graduates without a wide enough skills base to progress from the specific roles listed above, which is why we, Swarrnim Startup and Innovation University has designed out the Diploma in VFX and Animation course in Ahmedabad specifically to provide students with a broad set of skills and experiences so they can turn their hand to all areas of the VFX pipeline. The course is designed by industry practitioners. The regular workshops, seminars and industry projects keep you in constant touch with the latest happenings of the industry. Apart from experienced Swarrnim faculty and academician, you will be taught by people who are making a difference in the industry.

Eligibility

Class 10th with University entrance examination.

Course Duration

3 Years

How to Apply

Admissions are done via university internal examination. Just click the apply now button and share your basic details with us. We will get back to you with all details.

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