3 D- Amination Course

Master Minds Media Academy, pioneers in Media & Entertainment training, This widely embraced course has created super specialists that have been placed in some of the top studios across the nation. So when we set out to revise our curriculum, the challenge in-front of us was to create something that better than the best. We’re thus rewriting our own rules by introducing the all new
The new 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. You begin your course with a year of Foundation studies which prepares you for the career tracks ahead and sets a firm base for things to come.

Thereafter, we offer up to 7 unique career specialization tracks covering a wide range of macro skills that enable you to focus your learning on skills that matter. These tracks feature a world class curriculum taught by only the best instructors. If you’re looking at stepping in to the Animation & Visual Effects industry, there is no better option than our brand new 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.

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 as follows:

1. CG Asset Development | Modeling & Texturing: In this track, students learn advanced level skills in 3D Modeling, Digital Sculpting & Integration, Shading & Texturing. As a part of the diploma in visual effects, the study in this track also involves research, observation and a practical project based approach which ensures that the students develop an all-around skill and become specialists. The software components of this track include Autodesk Maya and Pixologic Z-Brush. At the end of the track, students create a demo reel which is graded

internally before being sent for our integrated campus placement drives which are organized throughout the year.

2. CG Asset Development | Texturing, Lighting & Rendering: In this track, students learn advanced level skills in Shader development, texture painting, UV Layouts, Lighting, Rendering in Passes and Bringing it all together, Managing Rendering in 3ds max & Maya. As a part of the diploma in visual effects, the study in this track also involves research, observation and a practical project based approach which ensures that the students develop an all-around skill and become specialists. At the end of the track, students create a demo reel which is graded internally before being sent for our integrated campus placement drives which are organized throughout the year.
3. Rigging & Animation: In this track, students focus on Animation, especially Character Animation. Beginning right from an in-depth study of traditional animation and going all the way of up to developing acting skills and pure character animation (includes Character Rigging). This track involves in-depth study and analysis of characters, motions, timing, developing a character’s animation style and approaching it from the POV of production. The software components of this track include Autodesk 3ds max & Maya. At the end of the track, students create a demo reel which is graded internally before being sent for our integrated campus placement drives which are organized all throughout the year.

4. Compositing & Post FX: In this unique visual effects oriented career track, students get to learn about the visual effects industry in-depth. Thereafter, students learn about Cameras and Principal Photography for VFX, Matchmoving using The Pixel Farm’s PFTrack and Rotoscoping within a variety of environments such as AfterEffects, Fusion, Nuke and Silhouette/Mocha, Paint & Cleanup, Digital Compositing using Fusion & Nuke, Matte Painting Development and Camera Projection. Top everything with Assignments, Activities & More.

5. 3D Visual Effects: In this unique visual effects oriented career track, students get to learn about the visual effects industry in-depth. Thereafter, students learn about Cameras and Principal Photography for VFX, Matchmoving basics using The Pixel Farm’s PFTrack, Digital Compositing Basics using Fusion & Nuke, Particles & Dynamics using 3ds max and Maya and Hydrodynamics with Realflow. We’ve even included a handful of top notch plugins in both 3ds max and Maya to create this the most advanced Visual Effects course in India. Top everything with Assignments, Activities & More.
6. Generalist Track: The generalist track covers Autodesk 3ds max and Maya in greater detail from all aspects of production, be it Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rigging, Animation &
Rendering. This track is designed for those who want a taste of all aspects of production without specializing in a macro skill to expand their general employability.
7. Architectural Pre-Visualization: This is an on-demand track and is designed to develop an expertise in creating photorealistic stills and animation for the Architectural pre-visualization industry.
8. Elective | CG Rendering Specialization
Total Duration: 20 Months