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Professional Certificate Program
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3D animation movies and television shows are amongst the most highly marketable entertainment content globally, arising from the ease of adaptability into any language. As such 3D Artists are much sought after in today’s job market. There are various specialists in 3D animation, in production pipeline areas such as modeling, rigging, lighting, texturing, rendering, compositing and animation. 3D Artists are also sought after for the production of video games, television commercials, music videos and other forms of video content.
This short-term, high impact 3D Animation up-skilling professional certificate program is designed to create an accelerated pathway for employment.
7 modules — 21 topics — 3 months primarily of practical training. The course takes place on weekdays throughout the period of 10 weeks with the final 2 weeks of in-person training to prepare for the professional certificate examination. All classes are held live with the opportunity for trainees to ask questions. In the event of missed lessons, trainees can view its recording in trainee’s personal account.
Animation Fundamentals will develop your understanding of key principles of animation such as weight and overlapping action, thereby enabling you to convey weight, motion and follow through in a realistic manner. The course begins with basic animation a bouncing ball, which will then progress to movement of other objects.
Learn how to animate bipeds in Body Dynamics and Mechanics. Begin by understanding the manner in which how the human body moves, not only the movements.. but also the timing of the connected body parts . With the understanding of realistic motion, coupled with timing and spacing, you have the option to design your animation to be realistic or stylized.
Acting Techniques, will show you how your characters can impart emotion to the audience – not an easy feat and many would deem this as the most challenging aspects of character animation
Upon mastering the basics in ‘Body Dynamics And Mechanics’, learn to further develop and animate more complex movements in Advanced Body Mechanics, be it sending your character hurtling through a wall or falling from a helicopter. Create your own unique sequences of your characters moving in a believable manner.
In Dialogue and Expressions, learn to create shots that are stitched, whereby the dialogue will enhance the action and movement created to provide greater depth and direction to your story. The focus will be on two-person dialogue shots as once this is mastered, the interaction with additional characters will just be extensions of what has been learnt. The key take-out would be finding the balance of breathing life into your characters without detracting from the core beats of your shot.
Here you will combine all the skills acquired and apply the concepts into creating an animated shot. Learn valuable techniques so as to enhance polish your animation thereby producing work that is hooks the interest of audiences…. and gets noticed.
Transform creative ideas into incredible videos using Adobe Premiere Pro, an extremely versatile professional video editor for both beginners and professionals.