AD3D EDGE Plus - Advanced Program in 3D Animation

AD3D EDGE Plus - Advanced Program in 3D Animation

Animation is fascinating. From a young age, you may have dreamed of creating your own movies, TV series, characters, storylines and so much more. With MAAC's flagship course AD3DEDGE Plus, your dreams can finally meet reality. AD3DEDGE Plus is an animation program that teaches you a wide range of filmmaking techniques that are involved in the animation process. Join MAAC and acquire skills that will make you the best in the field.

Course Overview

AD3DEDGE, a 3D animation course, covers the complete process of animation film making, from pre-production and production to post-production stages of film making. Emphasis is given to important aspects like storyboarding, stop-motion, 3D design and modelling.

AD3DEDGE is an ideal starting point for aspiring animators, looking for a break in the field. You will be provided hands on training in latest, in-demand software like Maya, Autodesk 3ds, Fusion, Mudbox, Adobe Audition, etc. You will also acquire the necessary skills like story writing, directing, cinematography, editing and lighting, required to be a successful 3D animator.

This course creates job-ready professionals who are recruited & hired by animation studios, graphic design companies & gaming studios. You can choose from three specialization options at the end of the course-modelling & texturing, lighting & shading, and animation.

Course contents
  • Pre-production
  • Storyboarding
  • Cinematography
  • Stop-motion
  • Video editing
  • Digital design
  • Sound editing
  • 3D design & modelling
  • Digital sculpting
  • Look development
  • Lighting & rendering
  • Fluid, hair & cloth FX
  • Character setup & skinning
  • Character animation
  • Layer based compositing
  • Node based compositing
  • Working with motion
  • Capture data
  • Clean plate generation
  • Chroma screen removal
Softwares Covered
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Audition
  • Autodesk 3ds Max
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Autodesk Mudbox
  • Blackmagic Fusion
  • Autodesk MotionBuilder
  • Arnold
  • New-age software
Specialisation Options

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
Career Options
  • Modeling Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Texture Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Character Animator
  • Layout Artist
  • Digital Sculpting Artist
  • Rigging Artist
  • Video Editor
  • Motion Graphics Artist