VFX PLUS - Program in Visual Effects

VFX creates an environment and characters in reel-life that are difficult or impossible to make in real life. Designed to ensure that you become an expert in the field of special effects, this unique VFX course at MAAC MAYUR VIHAR gives your insight into an authentic studio environment. Certified trainers and the latest software ensure that you sharpen your talent while you prepare for managing visual effects.


VFX Plus is a specialized course designed to educate you in the latest software for visual effects and techniques that are widely used in film making. With the growing demand for VFX in movies, the reach of experienced professionals in this area is huge. From Bollywood films such as Baahubali to Hollywood films such as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and web series such as Game of Thrones, they all make massive use of visual effects. This increased the reach of creativity and imagination when making films.

You learn the basic principles of digital design, layer-based compositing, clean plate and wire removal, set of extension and CG integration concepts and match moving & camera tracking. All aspects prepare you for high-quality projects in an authentic studio environment.

The course curriculum includes software like Mocha, Fusion, RealFlow, PFTrack, Nuke, Photoshop, After Effects, and many more. You will be trained in latest tools & practices, and prepared to join the VFX industry at lucrative positions like Motions Graphic Artist, Match Moving Artist & Video Editor amongst others.


Course Content

  • Digital design
  • Basics of Photography
  • Layer based compositing
  • Clean plate & wire removal
  • Stereoscopic pipeline
  • Node based compositing
  • Projection for visual effects
  • 3D Design
  • Advanced particle effects
  • Cloth FX
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Advanced Compositing
  • Concepts of Set Extension & CG Integration
  • Match moving & Camera tracking
  • VFX case-studies

Course Specialization

Modeling & Texturing course content

  • Art & technical aesthetics
  • Stylised character
  • Realistic character
  • Low poly character for games
  • Digital sculpting
  • Inorganic modelling

    Lighting course content

  • Fundamentals of lighting, design & colour theory
  • Lighting environments
  • CG Lighting and use of shader
  • Mental ray shaders
  • Production tips & tricks

    Animation course content

  • Animation foundation
  • Basic performance animation
  • Character animation & body dynamics
  • Advanced performance animation

Software covered

  • Fusion
  • RealFlow
  • PFTrack
  • Nuke
  • 3ds Max
  • Autodesk Mudbox
  • FumeFX
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Mocha

Career options

  • Compositor
  • Match Moving Artist
  • FX Artist
  • Pre-Viz Artist
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Roto Artist
  • Clean-up Artist
  • BG Prep Artist
  • Paint Artist