PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM IN 3D ANIMATION

Overview

Learn from the Professionals

This program has been developed to provide specialized knowledge in 3D Animation. It covers Fundamentals of Art and Design after which students are exposed to the detailed 3D module. At the end of the program, there will be three elective specializations such as Modeling & Texturing, Lighting and Animation.

Become 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 animation tools, 2D animation facilities, 3D software, Visual FX Labs and Imaging Technologie

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 LightingBasic RiggingInorganic and camera Animation3D Character Modeling

  • Surface
  • Inorganic Poly Modelling
  • Organic Character Modelling
  • 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 MotionParticles 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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ZICA Address
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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