Workshop Times / Dates / Duration:
Thursdays 5pm- 8pm
Havelock House, Ormeau Road.
Visual Effects (VFX) is the art of combining computer-generated (CG) sequences with live-action footage to create scenes that can’t be filmed in real life. Using a combination of technical and artistic skills alien landscapes, enormous crowd scenes or fire-breathing dragons can be brought to our screens.
On this academy you will gain experience and understanding on industry standard software such as Nuke and Blender. You will cover topics such as greenscreen compositing, CG Modelling and shooting for VFX to create your own VFX sequence to begin your own showreel. You will be working with experts in the industry including Compositors, VFX Arts and VFX Supervisors who have worked on local Animation and Film Productions including Beccas Bunch, Nova Jones, Derry Girls and Line of Duty too international project such as Fantastic Beasts and Where to find them and the Martian.
If you are aged 16-19 and interested in learning more about the VFX industry in Northern Ireland and how to create your own VFX then this academy is for you.
The academy will take place each Thursday evening between 5pm – 8pm at the Nerve Belfast office in Havelock House on the Ormeau Road. Starting on Thursday 6th January until Thursday 31st March with a break for half term on the 17th February. Where meeting in person is not possible we will move online and will keep you updated with any changes.
All software for the course will be provided in the case of moving online and should you need to borrow a laptop this can also be arranged.
Due to social distancing restrictions spaces are limited, all venue sessions will be subject to Covid-19 Protocols and Government Guidelines.
Some of our previous students have commented –
“I’ve enjoyed understanding the process of the smoke and mirrors that is VFX”
“Teachers are very nice to talk too and very helpful, very excited to have created a reel for VFX”
To apply complete the application form via the link below, deadline for applications is Friday 1st January.
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