Visual Effects Production Technology FdSc

Visual Effects (VFX) has become an integral part of the production process for film, television and advertising. This new course will give you the opportunity to explore the VFX industry for moving image products while developing the skills required of the VFX specialist. You'll explore the different areas through studio practice and academic research and study. By the end of the course you will have developed a strong portfolio tailored to your own career aspirations.

This course is taught at Confetti Institute of Creative Technologies in Nottingham.

The course will give you the professional, creative and technical skills you'll need to work successfully within the international Visual Effects (VFX) industry while offering a broad range of work-based learning opportunities.

You'll have the chance to study the broadest range of disciplines including:

asset production

3D and 2D animation


matte production

rigging and rig removal

digital sculpture

creature effects.

Key features

Explore the disciplines and processes of different roles within VFX and provide a vehicle to frame the territory of VFX skills.

Experience different roles and specialisms across the whole VFX industry.

Develop your own specific areas of expertise.

Develop your ability to work as part of a team in a creative and efficient way.

Meet industry professionals and learn their craft.

Work with relevant industry standard software and hardware.

Work to industry briefs to develop your experience in working with clients and to deadlines.

Take part in live projects and briefs.

In your final year, exhibit your work at the Confetti Degree Show.

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Entry Requirements For This Course

A-levels - DDE; or

BTEC Extended Diploma - MPP; or

64 UCAS Tariff points from three A-levels or equivalent qualifications; and

GCSEs - two at grade C, including English and Maths.

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