FMSA 323: Visual Effects + Compositing

Visual effects and compositing expand students' visual vocabulary for creative realization in media production. This studio course introduces current compositing and effects software through creative projects, assignments and exercises. The artistry and illusion achieved through a variety of techniques is explored, including multi-layered compositions that incorporate digital painting, masking, key frame animation, and colour grading, as well as how to convincingly colour key and combine live action with digital elements. Students learn essential workflow strategies and develop a greater understanding of critical and aesthetic implications in media.

This course is subject to priority rules; see here.


Completion of 54 credits

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