Bachelor of 3D Animation and Visual Effects

University of Lower Silesia

Program Description

Bachelor of 3D Animation and Visual Effects

University of Lower Silesia

The programme is implemented within the Digital Masters – School of 3D Animation and Visual Effects acting since 2011 at University of Lower Silesia. The school has been founded in close co-operation with local studios covering 3D animation and film post-production, such as Xantus (the main partner), Virtual Magic, Caputa Studio, Picture & Sound and Lumicon FX.

The programme is devoted to three steps of a process of a movie production: pre-production, production and post-production. Curriculum includes full range detailed courses like: 3D modelling, character animation, particles effects, matte painting or motion design. In the content of the programme students can find also courses in the fields of: 3d animation for the Web as well as animation for visualisations.

The programme prepares to work as:

  • 3D Character Animator
  • Modeler
  • Matte Painter
  • 3D Tracking Artist
  • Rotoscope Artist
  • Lighting/Rendering Artist
  • Effect Animator
  • Compositor

Full list of courses:

  • History of new media and visual technologies
  • Cyberculture
  • Language of CMC
  • Visual Persuasion
  • Basic Concepts of Graphic Design
  • Introduction to Esthetics
  • Copywrites and Media Law
  • Language and Theory of Film
  • History of Animation and FX
  • Basic Film Production
  • Interactive Photography and New Photo Techniques
  • Camera Operating Fundamentals
  • Introduction to Directing
  • PR in Film Industry
  • Script Writing

B.A. Project Seminar

  • 3d Graphics Fundamentals
  • Classical Animation Techniques
  • Concept Art for Movies
  • Storyboarding
  • Animatics
  • Modelling, Mapping and Shading
  • New Media Art
  • Rigging
  • Lighting and Rendering
  • 3d Animation Fundamentals
  • Character Animation
  • Particles and Physical Effects
  • Vehicles and Mechanisms Animation
  • Motion Design
  • Matte Painting and 2,5d Techniques
  • Postproduction - VFX
  • Postproduction - compositing
  • Postproduction - video editing
  • Postproduction - sound editing
  • Postproduction - authoring
  • Motion Capture Systems
  • Stereoscopic Effects
  • Media Industry Workshops
  • 3d Graphics and Animation for the Web
  • Vj and Processing Workshop
  • English Language
This school offers programs in:
  • English

Last updated September 4, 2015
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Oct. 2016
Full time
Start date Oct. 2016
Poland Wrocław, Lower Silesia
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