Make a Visual Effects Film





We will create a short film featuring live action, animation, and other effects in this class. We will storyboard, shoot green screen footage (students will be in the film!), animate a character, light and render the character, composite the character into the footage of the students, do final edits, color correction and output.


Course Syllabus

As a result of successfully completing this course, students...

Will be able to:

  • Storyboard
  • Shoot green screen footage
  • Animate a character
  • Light and render the character
  • Composite the character into the footage of the students
  • Do final edits
  • Color correction and output

Will display the following attitudes/professional behaviors:

  • Meet assigned deadlines
  • Accept and apply critiques
  • Analyze and discuss work using industry specific terminology
  • Prepare for and contribute to class discussions and critiques

Course Additional Information

*Additional Fees: Occasionally a course will require additional fees. These fees cover labs, materials, equipment costs, and more.


Course Schedule

Start dateEnd dateSemesterCourse Type
February 20, 2021April 9, 2021SpringOnline




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