PDP 3D ANIMATION VISUAL EFFECTS

Overview

Learn from the Professionals

This program begins with Fundamentals of Art and Design, Digital Painting and Digital 2D Animation which is necessary for 3D Animation. The program follows with Visual Effects where students can create amazing effects, compose live and CG, Paint, Color correct etc. Afterwards, the student can select any one specialization from four different elective choices. They will also learn how Augmented and Virtual Reality works.

Become a professional artist

A well laid out assessment procedure ensures the students’ acceptability as distinguished professionals in the world of Animation. ZICA’s placement cell provides placement assistance to all ZICA students across the country. ZICA training academy is equipped with high-end systems, 2D animation facilities, 3D software, Visual FX Labs and Imaging Technologies.

Program Highlights

  • Increase design and visualization skills
  • Learn complete Production and Post-Production Pipeline
  • Introduction of Augmented and Virtual Reality module
  • Continuous evaluation through competitions and activities
  • Placement support

Be Industry Ready

Students walk away with a rich portfolio comprising of best 3D and VFX project. This portfolio will be a gateway to joining animation and visual effect industry.

Delivery Method

  • Weekday batches: 5 days a week (2 hours per day)
  • Practical session backed by theory explanation
  • Practical assignment and Project-based learning
  • Industry-aligned creative and technical programs

Master classes by industry professionals

PROGRAM OUTLINE

MODULE I – FUNDAMENTALS OF ART, DESIGN & COMPUTER GRAPHICS (6 MONTHS)

  • Preface
  • Sketching
  • Human Figure Study
  • Animal Study
  • Perspective Study
  • Colour Theory
  • Story
  • Master Layout Design
  • Character Design
  • Digital illustration
  • Storyboard
  • Computer Graphics
  • Digital 2D Animation
  • Video & Audio Editing

MODULE II – 3D DIGITAL ART (6 MONTHS)

3D Modeling

  • Interior Modelling
  • Product Modelling

Texturing

  • Hypershade
  • Material
  • UV Mapping
  • UV Unwrapping

Interior & Exterior Lighting

Basic Rigging

Inorganic and camera Animation

3D Character Modeling

  • Surface
  • Inorganic Poly Modelling
  • Organic Character Modelling

Texturing

  • Hypershade
  • Material
  • UV Mapping
  • UV Unwrapping
  • 3D Paint

Lighting & Shading

  • Three point lighting
  • Interior Lighting
  • Exterior Lighting

MODULE III – 3D CHARACTER ANIMATION (6 MONTHS)

Character Rigging

  • Connections
  • Deformers
  • Skeleton
  • Skinning
  • Face Rig
  • Muscle rig
  • Posing with final character

3D Character Animation

  • Animation workflow
  • Animation principles
  • Animation exercise
  • Working on the project for Character Animation
  • Props Animation
  • Body language & Acting
  • Lip-sync
  • Expressions
  • Maya Motion

Particles and Dynamics

  • Particles
  • Emitter
  • Fluid Effect
  • Soft Body
  • Rigid Body

Technical Animation

  • Fur
  • nHair
  • nCloth
  • nDynamics
  • Xgen plugin
  • Bifrost

Digital Compositing – 1

  • Motion Graphics
  • Compositing
  • Rendering

MODULE IV – VISUAL EFFECTS, AR & VR (6 MONTHS)

Digital Compositing – 2

  • Masking
  • Rotoscope
  • Color Correction
  • Compose 3D render passes
  • Keying
  • Tracking Stabilize
  • Rotoscope using tracking Technique
  • Introduction to 3D tools
  • Camera projection
  • Introduction to Particles
  • and Intro to Forces
  • Paint tools
  • Clean up/Wire-Rig Removal

Digital Compositing – 3

  • Animation, dopesheet and curve editor
  • Rotoscopy
  • Color Management
  • Tracking, stabilizing
  • Planner Tracking
  • Keying
  • Camera projection
  • Camera tracking
  • Re-lighting
  • Rotopaint node
  • Clean-up

Elective specialisation (2 Months)

  • Modeling & Texturing
  • Lighting and Shading
  • Character Animation
  • Visual Effects

Augment Reality and Virtual Reality

  • Introduction to Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR)
  • The basics of AR functionality
  • Taking the next steps with ARCore
  • Bringing ARCore to life
  • Portfolio Preparation

Emerging student profile

The Certificate holder will have a very bright prospect in the Animation or Visual Effects studios. He / She will have the ability to contribute to any / all departments of the production pipeline, with a clear understanding of the fundamentals. They will become indispensable for any Animation or VFX production studio.

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404, 4th Floor, Modi Heights, Near Sai Mandir, Ratu Road, Ranchi-834001. Jharkhand
Phone Number : 8271084925 | 9905688580
Email Address: ranchi@zica.org
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