ZICA Career Courses

Animation & VFX

PDP in 3D Animation Visual Effects (2yrs)

This Course provides overall knowledge on 2D Classical & Digital, 3D Animation & Visual effects. The first semester covers fundamentals of art and design. The second semester includes 2D classical and digital animation. The third semester covers all the elements of 3D Animation so that the student is capable of developing 3D short films. In the fourth or last semester the student is exposed to visual effects.

Fundamentals of Art, Design & Computer Graphics (6 Months)
  • Fundamentals of Art & Design
  • History of Animation
  • Principles of Design
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Perspective
  • Character Design
  • Story Boarding
  • Computer Graphics
  • Background Painting
2D Graphics, Animation & 3D Digital Art (6 Months)
  • 2D Digital Animation
  • Graphics
  • Stop Motion
  • Audio & Video Editing
  • 3D Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Lighting
3D Character Animation (6 Months)
  • Rigging
  • Character Animation
  • Rendering
Visual Effects (6 Months)
  • Dynamics
  • Tech Animation
  • Rotoscopy
  • Keying
  • Color Correction
  • Camera Projection
  • Tracking
  • CG Compositing
Softwares
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Corel Draw
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Sound Booth
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Blackmagic Design Fusion
  • Foundry Nuke
Career Avenues
  • Lighting Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Digital Sculptor
  • Rigging Artist
  • Roto and Clean-Up Artist
  • Video Editor
  • Modeling Artist
  • Character Animator
  • FX Artist
  • Compositor
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Matchmoving Artist

Professional Program in Animation (1yr)

This course has been developed to provide knowledge in 3D animation. It covers fundamentals of art, design and animation principles. The students are exposed to 3D animation in detail & are finally taught compositing with "After effects & Fusion". At the end of the course the students will be able to develop a 3D portfolio.

Fundamentals of Art & Design (2 Months)
  • History of Animation
  • Principles of Design
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Still Life
  • Colour Theory
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Digital Painting & Matte Painting
Computer Graphics (2 Months)
  • Logo Design
  • Vector Graphics
  • Print Media Design
3D Animation (6 Months)
  • Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Rigging
  • Lighting
  • Animation
  • Dynamics
Editing & Compositing (3 Months)
  • Motion Graphics
  • Video & Sound Editing
  • Expressions
  • Rotoscope
  • Color Correction
  • Keying
  • Tracking & Stabilising
Softwares
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Corel Draw
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Sound Booth
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Adobe After Effects
Career Avenues
  • Modeling Artist
  • Character Animator
  • FX Artist
  • Compositor
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Matchmoving Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Digital sculptor
  • Rigging Artist
  • Roto and Clean-Up Artist
  • Video Editor

PDP in Film Making Visual Effects (2yrs)

This course provides an entry to the Visual Effects world. The course starts with fundamentals of art, design & CG. Then exposing the students to 3D computer graphics & further strengthening their skills on tracking, rotoscopy & compositing, which form the base in visual effects.

Fundamentals of Art, Design & Film Making (6 Months)
  • Fundamentals of Art & Design
  • Perspective
  • Photography
  • Color Theory
  • Computer Graphics
  • Video & Sound Editing
3D Animation (6 Months)
  • Modeling
  • Texturing
  • Lighting
  • Rigging
  • Animation
Dynamics & Tracking (6 Months)
  • Dynamics
  • Tech Animation
  • Tracking
  • Stabilizing
Compositing (6 Months)
  • Rotoscopy
  • Color Correction
  • 3D Compositing (Passes)
  • Live + Live and Live + CG Compositing
  • Stereoscopy
  • Motion Graphics
Softwares
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Sound Booth
  • Autodesk Maya
  • RealFlow
  • PFTrack
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Blackmagic Design Fusion
  • Foundry Nuke
  • Mocha / Silhouette
Career Avenues
  • Modeling Artist
  • Character Animator
  • FX Artist
  • Compositor
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Matchmoving Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Digital Sculptor
  • Rigging Artist
  • Roto and Clean-Up Artist
  • Video Editor

Professional Program in VFX (1yr)

This course provides an entry to the Visual Effects world. The course starts with fundamentals of art, design & CG. Then exposing the students to 3D computer graphics & further strengthening their skills on tracking, rotoscopy & compositing, which form the base in visual effects.

Fundamentals of Art, Design & Computer Graphics (2 Months)
  • History of Animation
  • Principles of Design
  • Fundamentals of Drawing
  • Still Life
  • Colour Theory
  • Introduction to Computer Graphics
  • Digital Painting & Matte Painting
Basics of Maya and Dynamics (4 Months)
  • Basics of Modeling
  • Basics of Texturing
  • Basics of Lighting
  • Basics of Animation
  • Dynamics
  • Particles & Technical Animation
Compositing (3 Months)
  • Expressions
  • Rotoscope
  • Color Correction
  • Keying
  • Tracking & Stabilising
  • Video & Sound Editing
Tracking & Matchmoving (1 Month)
  • Maya Live
  • Camera Tracking
  • Matchmoving
Advance Compositing (2 Months)
  • Color management
  • Camera projection
  • 3D Tracking
Softwares
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Autodesk Maya
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Sound Booth
  • Blackmagic Design Fusion
  • Foundry Nuke
  • PFTrack
Career Avenues
  • Modeling Artist
  • Character Animator
  • FX Artist
  • Compositor
  • Motion Graphics Artist
  • Matchmoving Artist
  • Lighting Artist
  • Render Artist
  • Layout Artist
  • Digital Sculptor
  • Rigging Artist
  • Roto and Clean-up Artist
  • Video Editor
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