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BA 3D animation & Visual Effects - Faculty of Social Sciences and Journalism

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
  • Wehicles 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

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