VFX FILM MAKING2018-09-18T12:38:08+00:00

VFX Filmmaking

Visual effects have become an essential part of today’s filmmaking process. From VFX design & pre-vizto the creation of a digital photo-realistic fantasy world as per the vision of a Film producer. Hollywood & Bollywood films use VFX to produce awesome effects and realistic environments in films. Through visual effects, the artists can make unrealistic and exciting things happen in films – natural disasters, flying objects, bomb blasts, superpowers, etc. – that are difficult or impossible to shoot in real life.

The study of visual effects is a balance of both art and technology. You learn the art of VFX Design and the latest VFX techniques using the state of the art 3D and VFX software used in the industry.

The Indian Visual Effect industry is expected to be worth ₹6350 crores by 2020. VFX is a huge industry, needs talented and trained people. If you wish to join this industry, you have to create high-quality visual effects for films, commercials, TV and games.

To join this industry, you have to learn the right skills and get the best training with the VFX Filmmaking course from Arena Surat.

Course Highlight:

  • Access to Creosouls: Share your creative portfolio with the world, get feedback from experts, find job opportunities and get hired.

  • Get complete workflow knowledge of the VFX pipeline in films – from conception to completion.

  • Understand VFX design process, cinematography process and VFX fundamentals.

  • Learn all techniques and latest versions software of animation and VFX using Pixar RenderMan, Golaem Crowd, NUKE, NUKEX and Mocha.

  • Learn advanced compositing tools, time remapping, match-moving, bounding boxes, matte painting & camera tracking.

  • Specialization in your chosen area & create a professional 3D portfolio

  • Learn with projects and hands-on practice sessions.

  • Benefit from industry visits & workshops.

  • Create your work portfolio.

  • Get 100% job placement assistance.

Course Duration: 18 months



Understand concepts of Design, Composition & Visualization skills.
History of Visual Effects in Films –
Concepts of Graphics and Illustrations –
Concepts of Cinematography & Photography –
Lights, Colour & Perspectives –
Digital Painting Adobe Photoshop CC
Anatomy Study –
Character Design –
Visual Scripting with Film Language –
Audio – Video Editing Adobe Audition CC –

Adobe Premier Pro CC

Storyboarding and Animatics Adobe Premier Pro CC
Application of 2D Animation Principles Adobe Animate CC
Project Portfolio Project
Learn Pixar RenderMan, exclusively available at Arena Animation, and create life–like crowd simulation, models, textures, light effects, rigs, and animation
Fundamentals of VFX and 3D Basics –
Digital Sculpting Z Brush
Digital Modeling MAYA Unlimited
Texturing 3D Models MAYA Unlimited
Lighting and Rendering Models MAYA Unlimited
Rigging 3D Models MAYA Unlimited
3D Character Animation MAYA Unlimited
Particle & Dynamics MAYA Unlimited
FX & Simulation MAYA Unlimited
Matchmoving and Camera Tracking MAYA Unlimited
Crowd Simulation Golaem Crowd
Working with Arnold Renderer Arnold Renderer for Maya
Layer-based Compositing Adobe After Effects Professional CC
3D Design Portfolio Project
OverviewLearn digital compositing: wire removal, colour correction, green/blue screen, match-moving & camera tracking using NUKE.
VFX Film Making -Pre to Post Production –
Pre-visualization & VFX video shoot Maya & Adobe premiere
Introduction to Nuke Nuke
Rotoscopy Silhouette
Rotoand Rotopaint Nuke
Wire Removal Nuke
Colour Correction Nuke
Green/Blue Screen Nuke
Matchmoving Techniques NukeX
Matte Painting Nuke & Photoshop
Time remapping & bounding boxes Nuke
Channel & multi passes Nuke
Advanced compositing tools Nuke
FX with Houdini Houdini
Z-depth & Multipasscompositing NukeX
Specialisation & Digital Portfolio Development

(Choose 1 elective)


You will get a Certificate in VFX Filmmaking Program from Arena Surat on completion of this course.

Career Options

VFX Compositor
VFX Designer
Video Editor
3D Asset Artist
Rotomation Artist
Roto and Roto-prep Artist
Matchmoving Artist
Storyboard Artist