VFX Courses

From flying cars to flying superheroes! Create high-quality visual effects (VFX) for films, TV, advertisements & games with MAAC's VFX courses.

The VFX industry in India is growing phenomenally, with almost every movie these days using VFX. This has led to a demand for trained professionals. At MAAC, we design courses, which train you in the fundamentals and technical skills required to be a successful VFX artist.

VFX Plus- Program in Visual Effects

VFX is the creation of environment and characters in reel-life, which are difficult or impossible to create in real life. Designed to ensure that you become an expert in the field of special effects, this unique VFX course at MAAC gives you an insight into an authentic studio environment. Certified trainers and latest software ensure that you hone your talent while preparing to master visual effects.

Course Overview

VFX Plus is a professional course designed to train you in latest visual effects software and techniques that are extensively used in filmmaking. With the growing demand of VFX in movies, scope of skilled professionals in this field is immense. From Bollywood movies like Baahubali, to Hollywood movies like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes and web series like Game of Thrones, all have massive use of Visual Effects. This increased the scope of creativity & imagination in filmmaking.

You will learn the fundamentals of digital designs, layer-based compositing, clean plate & wire removal, concepts of set extension & CG integration and match moving & camera tracking. All the aspects prepare you to work on high-end 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 contents
  • 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
Softwares Covered
  • usion
  • 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

ADVFX Plus - Advanced Program in Visual Effects

ADVFX Plus is an advanced level VFX course that helps you master not just the fundamentals, but also the advanced techniques of VFX artistry. Get empowered to use the latest tools & technologies and gain a thorough understanding of the new-age production workflow!

Be the VFX artist that makes an ordinary movie or scene extraordinary with unparalleled visual effects!

Course Overview

Visual effects today plays a key role in feature films, television programmes, animation, video games, commercials and almost all forms of entertainment. Were you fascinated by the visual effects in Oscar-nominated Hollywood movies such as Blade Runner 2049, Guardians of Galaxy Vol 2, Long: Skull Island, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, War for the Planet of the Apes?

ADVFX Plus is a career course, designed to provide you with all the fundamental and advanced skills required to be a successful VFX artist. This visual effects course covers subjects ranging from the very basic of 3D filmmaking like pre-production and storyboarding, to advance level topics of motion graphics, digital design and editing.

This in-demand course will help you to enhance your skills and meet industry requirements. At MAAC, we provide studio-like environment for practical training sessions, which help you get the same experience as a professional VFX artist.

Course contents
  • Pre-production
  • Storyboarding
  • Cinematography
  • Stop-motion
  • Digital design
  • Layer based compositing
  • Clean plate & wire removal
  • Motion graphics
  • 3D design
  • Advanced particle effects
  • Cloth FX
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Rigid body simulations
  • Fluid simulation
  • Realistic rendering techniques
  • Advanced compositing
  • Concepts of set extension & CG integration
  • Node based compositing
  • Match moving & camera tracking
  • Stereoscopic conversion
  • Editing with FCP
  • Realistic digital environments
  • Procedural FX workflow
  • Project & case studies for motion graphics
  • Project-FX shot with miniature models
  • Basics of photography
  • Realistic rendering techniques
  • Wire removal
Softwares Covered
  • 3ds Max
  • Fusion
  • Mocha
  • Silhouette
  • PFTrack
  • Nuke
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Thinking Particles
  • Fume FX
  • Ray Fire
  • Real Flow
  • VUE
  • Houdini
  • New-Age Software
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Audition
Career Options
  • FX Artist
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Compositor
  • Camera Tracker
  • Match Moving Artist
  • Matte Painter
  • Clean-up Artist
  • BG Prep Artist
  • VFX Generalist
  • Stereoscopy Artist
  • Depth Artist
  • Video Editor
  • Pre-Viz Artist
  • Roto Artist
  • Paint Artist