Graduate Diploma - VFX & Motion Graphics
Graduate Diploma in Creative Technologies
- Length one academic year, full time
- Indicative Fees $8,360 NZD per year
$23,690 NZD per year (International)
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- Qualification Graduate Diploma
Level 7 (145 credits)
- Note This course will be offered subject to interest.
Investigate advanced animation techniques while pursuing an individual investigatory project through a combination of practical workshops, theory classes and individual research. Applicants for this qualification should already hold a tertiary degree or should be able to demonstrate relevant industry experience.
Begin the programme by getting used to the tools of the trade, including both practical and theory components for After effects; compositing and layering; 3D effects using 2D elements; advanced 3D processes; digital image manipulation; compositing live action; technical motion graphics; and motion graphics projects.
Introduction to Nuke; paint tools; 2D tracking; 3D composting and digital environments; special effects keying; special effects and particle systems; and green screen/blue screen shooting.
Creative Experimentation Projects
Personal projects could include experimental motion design, experimental compositing, green screen compositing, broadcast titles, music video and TVC.
Creative Technologies Theory
Topics include creative industries and creative technologies; theories and practices; project management; creative and critical thinking; critique and justification; trans disciplinary studies; communication studies; investigatory techniques and approaches; academic and commercial standards; trans disciplinary creative project and investigation; and project post-mortems.
Individual Investigation and Projects
Individual investigation into an area of interest. Includes a collection of creative experimentation projects.
Creative Portfolio Reel
Construction of portfolio reels based on the major project and smaller creative projects.
|Intake Date||Course Duration||Application Deadline & Notes|
|21st July 2014||one academic year, full time||Apply Now|
All applicants must provide evidence to support the level of expertise required for a specific project brief. This could be in the form of a portfolio/show-reel of creative/technical work, evidence, qualification transcripts, and employer statements.
Open to applicants with a specialist degree qualification in the creative of digital content fields, or those able to demonstrate equivalency in relevant industry experience.
Complete an online application and our staff will be in touch within a few days to assist you through the process. We will require some documentation and a portfolio to support your application and you may be required to complete an interview. More information can be found on the enrolment page.