BFA Digital Film Making and VFX

The digital filmmaking industry has come a long way in the last few decades, thanks to the rapid advancement in technological equipment and software products. The developments have extended the creative possibilities and helped digital artists bring their thoughts to picture in ways which were previously unimaginable. We have a vibrant entertainment industry in the country with more than 800 TV channels telecast in India. The growth in the internet industry to has enhanced the opportunities for digital media and VFX technology. With the Indian entertainment market evolving from service-based market to product-based market, the demand for skilled professionals in the area of digital filmmaking and VFX is rising. The need for new-age programs has encouraged Techno India University, West Bengal to offer BFA Digital Filmmaking and VFX which is designed to help students meet the needs of the industry.

  • Curriculum designed as per current industry requirements
  • Program tailored to produce skilled and ready-to-deploy talent
  • Best-in-class faculty
  • Tech-enabled program delivery using tablets, PCs and learning management system
  • Emphasis on application-oriented learning
  • Reputed university with excellent campus and infrastructure
  • 100% placement support*

Program Details

The common modules structure provides all the students with a rigorous understanding and fundamental knowledge of key aspects of Story Telling through Digital Filmmaking and VFX:

  • To gain a holistic understanding of Film production from script to screen and attain the knowledge and skills necessary for becoming an animator.
  • To demonstrate the skills and respond to design brief through conceptual thinking, design work, appropriate use of sound, media and other methods of production including opportunities for simulated and “real world” involvement with the Entertainment and New Media industry.
  • To use digital and computer-generated imagery as a means of expression and communication and as an essential tool in the process of Digital Filmmaking and VFX.
  • To establish and command various pathway through the creative use of media, techniques, and communication and develop an in-depth knowledge of the specialist visual designing.

Curriculum*

*Subject to change

  • English
  • Introduction to History of Art
  • Introduction to Cinema & Film Appreciation
  • Basics of Photography
  • Basics of Practical Filmmaking
  • Communication English
  • Writing for Visual Media
  • Concept of Story Boarding
  • Production Design
  • Basics of Cinematography – I
  • Basics of Documentary Film Making
  • Introduction to Direction for Television
  • Importance of Sound & Sound Special Effects
  • Editing Concepts
  • Concepts of Post Production & Computer Graphics – I
  • Basics of Cinematography – II
  • Intermediate Practical Film Making
  • Introduction to Direction For Films
  • Introduction to Media Theory
  • Concepts of Post Production & Computer Graphics – II
  • Visual Special Effects & Compositing
  • Understanding Advertisement Film Making
  • Intermediate Documentary Film Making
  • VFX Preproduction
  • Digital Compositing -I
  • Rotoscopy and Keying
  • Character Effects
  • Shading, Lighting and Rendering – I
  • 3D Lab I
  • VFX Pipeline and Management
  • Digital Compositing -II
  • Paint and Match Moving
  • 3D Dynamics
  • Shading, Lighting and Rendering – II
  • 3D Lab – II
  • Media Laws – An Overview
  • Overview – Media and New Media Business
  • Basics of Marketing & Publicity Design
  • Introduction to Media ‘Project Management’
  • Introduction to New Media and Technology
  • Advanced Practical Film Making
  • Final Project [Portfolio & Thesis]
  • Viva
  • Project Report

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Duration: 4 Years | Full-time