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  • Lost Boys Learning

    -- Courtenay, BC 
  • Suite 3 - 145 19th Street
    Courtenay, BC V9N 9G2
  • 250-338-8103
  • [email protected]
  • VISUAL EFFECTS (Certificate/Diploma, 10 Months)
    For a position in Art / Animation

  • Campus:Yes         Online: No
  • In state: 22500 US Dollars (USD) per Full Program
    Out of state: 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
    Non-US National (Overseas Students): 0 US Dollars (USD) per Semester
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  • The Visual Effects Production program at Lost Boys Learning covers television and feature film quality VFX production, including 3D, compositing and live-action integration, led by award-winning VFX Supervisor/Mentor Mark Bénard and other industry professionals.  Students complete a classroom and project-based curriculum modeled after real-world examples.

    We work mainly with Autodesk’s Maya and The Foundry’s Nuke, supplemented by other software to provide more exploratory options. There are assigned projects, using both 3D and compositing techniques right from the beginning, lectures and demonstrations. Scheduled courses include various VFX techniques. Weekly Industry Studies class brings us together to view current media, breakdowns and techniques from real-world examples.

    Students complete assigned projects, working both individually and in small groups.

    VFX techniques such as modeling, texturing, lighting, 3D cameras, UV unwrapping, shaders, rendering, projection-mapping, animating, rotoscoping, keying, matting, tracking, effects, and colour correction are learned during the courses and assigned projects.

    Visit the STUDENT WORK gallery to view examples of completed projects.