3d animation & visual fx

Degree: Diploma | Location: Online

Open the door to several careers with a world-class online 3D Animation & Visual Effects Diploma from CineArts. You’ll master in-demand Filmmaking, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Directing, Producing, Post-Production, 3D Animation, VFX, and hone your innovation and creativity. The hands-on live lecture approach will help develop the technical and transferable skills needed for a fulfilling career in your field.

Courses
Credits
Major GPA

Curriculum

Individual courses are the building blocks of each degree program. Course requirements are structured to ensure that student study encompasses a broad range of topics and approaches, with an appropriate balance maintained among the three curricular components that comprise a liberal arts education: General Education, The Major, and Electives.

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
ENG 101
Academic English
None
3
CNMA 426
Screenwriting
None
3
CNMA 341
Film Editing
None
3
CNMA 420
Filmmaking Principles
None
3
ANIM 127
3D Animation
None
4
ANIM 536
Visual Effects
None
3
CNMA 755
Photography I
None
3

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
CNMA 582
Lighting For Film
None
3
CNMA 400
Directing Fundamentals
CNMA 420
3
CNMA 793
Hollywood Camera Works
CNMA 755
3
ANIM 109
3D Character Animation
ANIM 127
4
ANIM 164
Advanced VFX
ANIM 536
4
VMEC 001
Major Elective Course
3

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
FREE 004
Free Elective Course
None
3
INT 004
Internship Program
12 Courses
3
CAP 004
Capstone Project
14 Courses
4

Related Careers

The 3D Animation & Visual Effects Diploma opens doors to a range of careers in many professional fields. You’ll have the skill set to become a leader within distinct areas of media and entertainment, such as creative management, criticism, development, marketing, regulation and teaching.

Graduates with a CineArts Academy 3D Animation & Visual Effects Diploma have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

  • Production assistant
  • TV director
  • Screenwriter
  • Film Editor
  • Cinematographer
  • Photographer
  • Film Director
  • 3D Animator
  • 3D Modeler
  • Visual Effects Artist

Do I Receive A Certificate?

Yes! After you finish all of the required courses including the capstone project, you will receive a digital 3D Animation & Visual Effects Diploma Certificate. If you wish to have a physical copy of the certificate shipped to you, you have to pay for the shipping and printing service.

MAJOR ELECTIVE COURSE LIST

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
ANIM 416
Basic Film Animation
ANIM 109
3
ANIM 577
3D Stereoscopic Film
None
3
ANIM 183
Character Modelling
ANIM 127
3
ANIM 184
Character Rigging
ANIM 183
3

FREE ELECTIVE COURSE LIST

Course Code
Course Name
Prerequisite
Credits
CNMA 492
Acting For Film
None
3
CNMA 738
Producing Skills
CNMA 755
3
CNMA 756
Photography II
CNMA 755
3
CNMA 493
Film Production
CNMA 420
3
CNMA 283
Musicology
None
3
CNMA 368
AVID Editing
CNMA 341
3
CNMA 476
Art Of Film
None
3
CNMA 429
Documentary Film
CNMA 400
3
JOUR 254
News Writing and Reporting
None
3
CNMA 422
Directing Actors
CNMA 793
3
JOUR 982
Web journalism
None
3
ADVE 354
Principles of Advertising
None
3
ADVE 779
Film Advertising
CNMA 341
3
JOUR 248
Television Production
CNMA 420
3

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