REDBOXX - 1
A Career Specialization Diploma in 3D Animation and Visual Effects
The Redboxx course is a career
oriented diploma programme aimed at intensive skill sets
development for a true techno artiste. If you seek to join the
animation world, then there is no better place to start than
with a Redboxx course.
The new RedBoxx 1 course features a completely new teaching paradigm that is in tune with the most relevant and up to date industry conventions and features a completely new set of specialization tracks.
Course Duration: 18 - 20 monthsRead More
RedBoxx 1 - A Career Specialization Diploma in 3D Animation & Visual Effects
The new RedBoxx 1 course features a completely new teaching paradigm that is in tune with the most relevant and up to date industry conventions and features a completely new set of specialization tracks. If you’re looking at stepping in to the Animation & Visual Effects industry, there is no better option than our brand new Redboxx 1 programme.
A. Foundation Module | 12 Months
In this 12 month portion of the diploma in visual effects, students learn Pre- Production skills followed by Computer Graphics and Imagery, Motion Graphics and 3D Animation fundamentals using Autodesk Maya. This sets a foundation for the students to pick a specialization track of their choice and pursue a dedicated study which turns them into a specialist.
B. Career Specialization Tracks | 8 Months
These 8 Month Career Specialization tracks are designed to propel your skills to the next level. These tracks have been carefully designed to address to the unique demands of the industry. We offer 7 Career Specialization tracks.
Total Duration: 20 Months [Foundation - 12 Months + Career Track - 08 Months]
Frame I | The Storm Before the Calm
Pre-Production [2 months]
Pre-Production is absolutely an essential step in the process of making an animated feature or visual effects based film. The process which begins by an idea/concept involves refining the story/plot into a screen presentable format as a screenplay. This follows designing and illustrating characters and environments leading all the way up to a storyboard or a pictorial representation of your film as a sequence of sketches. In this frame, you get to learn a lot of things from basic illustration to human anatomy, from clay sculpting to understanding the nuances of Photography. In a nutshell, you set the ground for your production to begin.
Skill Sets Acquired for Job Profile: Concept Artist, Storyboarding Artist
Frame II | Click Click
Basics of Photography [1 month]
The digital medium has paved way for virtually anyone to get started with photography and it goes way beyond using a device. Get to know Photography and its use in Visual Art & Animation.
Frame III | Who’s that Pixel?
Introduction to CG and Digital Imagery using Adobe Photoshop [1 month]
You are introduced to Computer Graphics and Digital Imagery using Adobe Photoshop, the world standard in Digital Image Creation and Editing. Here you begin playing with images and graduate up to creating your very own Digital Artwork.
Skill Sets Acquired for Job Profile: Digital Artist
Frame IV | Decibels
Sound and Audio Fundamentals [2 weeks]
Sound and Music are an integral part of any visual production. Knowledge of sound will help you infuse life into your work.
Frame V | Move that Pixel!
Motion Graphics & Basic Compositing using Adobe After Effects [1 month]
This module introduces the students to Motion Graphics techniques using After Effects. As a result, students get to understand frame size, composition, frame rates, motion, key framing and basic timing as well as a good deal about colour sense. This builds up a solid ground for the 3D modules to follow.
PRESENTATION - A Complete Motion Graphics Presentation has to be made by the student with sound incorporated.
Skill Sets Acquired for Job Profile: Promos & Montage Designer
Frame VI | Slip’n’Slide
Basic Editing Skills using Adobe Premiere [2 weeks]
This module aims at covering basic editing skills for students to use in creating their demo reels in the end. The purpose here is not to dive too much into detail when it comes to Editing as that is covered in the specialization modules.
Skill Sets Acquired for Job Profile: Promos & Montage Editor
Frame VII | An Affair with Maya
3D Animation & Visual Effects using Autodesk Maya [4 months]
This module introduces the students to 3D Animation & Visual Effects techniques using Autodesk Maya where they stand to taste the sheer power of this application and understand the various nuances that go into creating an animated masterpiece. This module sets the ground for specialization tracks to follow.
Frame VIII | MAXimize!
3D Animation & Visual Effects using Autodesk 3ds max [2 months]
This module introduces the students to 3D Animation & Visual Effects techniques using Autodesk 3ds max where they stand to taste the sheer power of this application and understand the various nuances that go into creating an animated masterpiece. This module sets the ground for specialization tracks to follow.
+ Demoreel & Project Submission
Frame IX | Super Star
Career Specialization [8 Months]
By now you would've fully understood all the nuances that go into making an animated film. The industry today demands specialization skills and in this module you get a chance to opt for one of the seven specialization tracks available:
A. CG Asset Creation | Modeling & Texturing
B. CG Asset Creation | Texturing, Lighting & Rendering
C. Character Animation
D. Compositing & Post FX [Rotoscopy|Matchmoving|Compositing]
E. 3D Visual Effects [Particles & Dynamics]
F. Generalist Track
G. Architectural Pre-visualization
Frame X | A Star is Born!
Demo reel Compilation & Final Presentation
At the end of the journey you will compile your works learnt during the skills specialization terms and create a demo reel which showcases your skill set.