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Diploma in COMPUTER ANIMATION - 12 months

Course Content


CG Animation students begin their Diploma Course with FX School’s intensive 3-month Foundation course, which provides a critical introduction to the world of CG Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Art. The course enables you to learn some very essential, fundamental skills and gives you a greater understanding of the interrelationship between the different disciplines in a modern production pipeline. It is also helps you discover where your true talents lie and make an informed decision about what you should seriously pursue further.

The CG Animation curriculum at the Foundation level helps you to understand the world of 3D vis-à-vis the real world. You will learn the interface and tools of 3D software. You will also create CG assets and learn how to bring them to life.

Course Outline

·         Understanding 3D Space and Elements

·         Navigating 3D Software

·         Real World Camera and 3D Space Camera

·         Lighting in 3D Space

·         Modeling Tools


In the CG Animation Specialisation module, you will master Modeling, Texturing, Lighting and Rendering. You will create photo-real objects and scenes.

Course Outline

·         Fundamentals of modeling (polygonal approach)

·         Object Texturing

·         Unwrapping

·         Shading in relation to Texture

·         Various Lighting Processes and their application

·         Object Animation

·         Camera Animation

·         Introduction to high-end Rendering Engines

Pro Courses

After successfully completing the Foundation and Specialisation modules, you will go on to learn more complex skills in the Pro courses listed below:

Production Tools

In this module, you will learn advanced concepts and tools in Blender. On successful completion of this module, you will be equipped with superior technical skills that will enable you to fit seamlessly in a studio production environment and give you an edge in the job market.

Course Outline

·         Shading Network

·         Lighting and Rendering

·         Introduction to Expressions

·         Dynamics: Rigid Body and Soft Body Dynamics

·         Camera Mapping

Production Project

The aim of this module is to simulate a real world commercial project/scene.This is a three month mentored production course, in which either the individual creates a CG animation shot which does not exceed 15 seconds. The objective is to expose you to a real world production environment with realistic deadlines and pressures.

Course Outline

·         Concept ideation

·         Research and pipeline creation

·         Modelling, Layouts and Asset creation

·         Texturing, Animation and Lighting for the shot

·         Rendering

·         Post Production

DFP (Diploma Film Production)

The aim of this module is to enable you to create a high-end short film, from scratch to finish. In this three-month mentored production course, you will create a CG animation short. The entire process will be quality, schedule and constraint driven. This is a pure production module! You will be meeting one-on-one with your appointed faculty mentor at regular pre-determined intervals to monitor progress & unlock any additional resources you may need.


·         Brief, Script and Treatment note

·         Pre-Production: Storyboarding and Concept Art

·         Modelling, Layouts and Asset creation

·         Texturing to match the visual style of the film

·         Animation Production

·         Final Rendering

·         Post Production

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