Diploma in Digital Compositing for Film

Clusters College for Media & Design
In Calicut

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Important information

Typology Diploma
Location Calicut
Duration 6 Months
  • Diploma
  • Calicut
  • Duration:
    6 Months

Looking at today's requirement in film making and VFX industry, our experts have designed this course. Today in India we have very few people, who know how to shoot for VFX shots. The regular cinematographers are not use to imagine how it is going to be done in VFX studio. What will make the life easier for miserable for VFX studio to make the shot work. Many of the times the shot has to be re shot or dropped or compromised. Looking at the current demand of industry our course is to teach you shoot for good effects shot. How to plan a shoot and make shoot success.


Where and when

Starts Location
On request
3rd Floor, Baby Arcade, PT Usha Road, Calicut, 673032, Kerala, India
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Starts On request
3rd Floor, Baby Arcade, PT Usha Road, Calicut, 673032, Kerala, India
See map

Course programme

Week 01

Basics of VFX
Composting Basics
Introduction to composing softwares
Introduction to Camera
Introduction to shooting floor lights
Introduction other equipments used on shooting floor
Understanding VFX workflow

Week 02 and 03

Composting with Combustion and Nuke
Working with layers
Different methods of keying
Theory behind keying
Chroma key
Luma key
Diffrence matte key

Week 03

Shooting for Chroma key
Techniques of setting of camera
Choosing key background
Lighting techniques
Shoot footage and key with Combustion and Nuke

Week 04

Matt painting
Understanding history of matt ainting
Matt painting with photoshop

Week 05

Rotoscopy using Nuke, Combustion and fusion

Week 06, 07 and 08

Shooting final footage
Planning keying shot collecting references
Planning shoot
Preparing other elements required for shoots like props etc.
Shooting final footage part of final project
Keying and final composting

Week 09,10 and 11

Wire and rig removal in compositing
Wire removal, rig removal, clean plate with Photoshop
Roto tracking
Tracking clean plates

Week 12,13 and 14

Shoot for wire removal
Techniques of setting of camera
Setting wire removal set key background
Lighting techniques
Using wires for stunt shots
Shoot footage and clean wire with Combustion and Nuke

Week 15

Shooting and tracking with 2D tracker
Shooting background plates
Tracking and composting with Combustion and Nuke

Week 16 and 17

Combining Chroma with 3D
Introduction to Maya UI and modeling
Maya UV layout and texturing
Maya lighting
Modeling texturing and lighting a set
Shooting Chroma footage suitable for the set
Final keying and compositing

Week 18

3D tracking
Maya live for 3D tracking
Tracking with Boujo
Importing tracking data in compositing softwares

Week 19

Shooting for 3D tracking and match move
Techniques of setting of camera
Choosing trackers
Lighting techniques
Track and match move the shot footage

Week 20

3D Tracking and color correction
Track and match move shot footage
Basics of color correction
Color correction techniques

Week 21

Final project development preparations
Building concept gathering references
Scheduling and planning

Week 22, 23 and 24

Final Project Development execution
Plan and execute shoots
Prepare final project with compositing and 3D tools
Professional ethics
Interview Skills

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