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VISUAL EFFECTS & ANIMATION

12 MONTHS DIPLOMA (FULL-TIME)

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VISUAL EFFECTS & ANIMATION

12 MONTHS DIPLOMA (FULL-TIME)

CG ARTISTS TRANSFORMS IMAGINARY WORLDS INTO VISUAL REALITY ON SCREEN

The best CG artists, such as animators, visual effects artists or CG generalists, are adept not only in the latest tools, but also possess keen observational skills. Our curriculum focuses first on computer graphics fundamentals before diving into the advanced digital techniques used to create today's Hollywood VFX and feature animations.

Students will choose from three specializations: Animation, Modeling or Visual Effects. Our Animation specialization focuses on bringing digital characters to 'life' through utilising tools such as the 12 Principles of Animation, while Modeling trains students in creating detailed high-res assets, and Visual Effects focuses on digital simulations, rendering and compositing.

Potential Career Paths: Visual Effects Artists, Animators, Technical Directors, CG Generalists and many more!

CG ARTISTS TRANSFORM IMAGINARY WORLDS INTO VISUAL REALITY ON SCREEN.

The best CG artists, such as animators, visual effects artists or CG generalists, are adept not only in the latest tools, but also possess keen observational skills. Our curriculum focuses first on computer graphics fundamentals before diving into the advanced digital techniques used to create today's Hollywood VFX and feature animations.

Students will choose from three specializations: Animation, Modeling or Visual Effects. Our Animation specialization focuses on bringing digital characters to 'life' through utilising tools such as the 12 Principles of Animation, while Modeling trains students in creating detailed high-res assets, and Visual Effects focuses on digital simulations, rendering and compositing.

Potential Career Paths: Visual Effects Artists, Animators, Technical Directors, CG Generalists and many more!

OVERVIEW

  • Graduate with a WSQ Diploma in Media (Visual Graphics) conferred by SkillsFuture Singapore^
  • 12-month full-time curriculum
  • Available for local and international students above 16 years old
  • Specialisation tracks to choose from after Term One: Animation, Modeling or Visual Effects
  • In-depth training in industry tools such as Houdini, Nuke, Maya and Zbrush
  • Study in a studio-simulated environment
^ Subsidies available for Singaporeans and Permanent Residents

TERM 1

Students will be taught the general CG pipeline skills, i.e. from modeling, animation, lighting to rendering and compositing. They are trained to develop strong fundamental artistic skills as well as technical skills in Photoshop, Autodesk Maya, Nuke and ZBrush.

TERM 2

Students will commence their specializations: Animation, Modeling or Visual Effects. Our curriculum goes in-depth into industry production techniques used in feature films.

TERM 3

Each of the specializations will begin advanced training, such as Feature-film quality Character Modeling for Modeling students, Creature Animation for Animation students and a feature-film quality project for Visual Effects students. At the end of the course, students will prepare and graduate with a portfolio, which is a key requirement for getting hired!

Craig Stevenson

Program Director

Louis Ng

Program Director

Derrick Song

Program Director

LED BY THE INDUSTRY

3dsense believes in working closely with the industry to remain competitive and relevant. Our mentors are veterans, with many years of experience under their belt. Furthermore, our mentors work full-time on campus, which means that students can always approach them for guidance.

AWARDS & ACCOLADES

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No.2 VFX SCHOOL IN THE WORLD

3dsense Media School has been consistently ranked as one of the Top Schools in the World, and in 2019, we have been ranked No. 2 by The Rookies Awards. We are also a Houdini Certified School, one of the very few in Asia, which is a recognition of our training methods.

NOTABLE ALUMNI

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Left: Stanley Wong, 3D Modeler on "Ready Player One", 17th Anuual VES Award for Oustanding Created Environment in a Photoreal Feature
Right: Senn Ye & Janice Tan at the Academy Awards
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We are immensely proud of our alumni. Utilising their skills, they were able to support each director's vision, and contribute to the successes of many films in the industry.

EXPLORE OUR STUDENT WORKS

HIRED BY THE BEST COMPANIES

Our graduates have been employed in some of the best studios around the world, and worked on various projects ranging from animated TV series to blockbuster feature films.

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HIRED BY THE BEST COMPANIES

Our graduates have been employed in some of the best studios around the world, and worked on various projects ranging from animated TV series to blockbuster feature films.

STUDENT GALLERY

TESTIMONIALS

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ADMISSION INFORMATION

UPCOMING INTAKES

31 Jul 2020  |  27 Nov 2020
26 Mar 2021  |  30 Jul 2021
26 Nov 2021  |  25 Mar 2022

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must be above 16 and completed 'O' Levels or equivalent, including English.
Applicants must also submit a portfolio and pass an interview.

COURSE FEES

International Students
SGD 41,448.75

Singapore Citizens & PRs
SGD 12,369.20 (after SkillsFuture subsidy)

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