Hollywood & Bollywood films use VFX to produce awesome effects & realistic environments in films. Through visual effects, the artists can make interesting things happen in movies – bomb blasts, natural disasters, flying objects, superpowers, etc. – that are difficult or impossible to shoot in real life.

The Indian Animation & VFX industry is expected to grow to approximately Rs. 7340 crores by 2017*.

This is a huge industry & needs talented, trained people. Salaries are good for the right person. If you wish to join this industry, you have to create high-quality visual effects (VFX) for films, TV, advertisements & games. To join this industry, learn the right skills and get the right training with the VFX Pro program

Course Highlights
  • Access Onlinevarsity: Onlinevarsity is Arena’s exclusive web portal for students. You can log in to this portal to get course material, discuss doubts & problems with professors at any time of the day or night, chat with your classmates, plan activities or projects, get references to more learning resources, see samples & references of good work, etc.
  • Become a VFX/compositing professional
  • Work with latest software like Nuke, Mocha, Photoshop, Houdini, Boujou, Fusion.
  • Learn advanced Compositing tools, time remapping & bounding boxes, Match-moving, Matte painting & Camera tracking
  • Learn with projects and hands-on practice sessions
  • Attend lectures conducted by expert faculty
  • Additional practice sessions
  • Professional work portfolio development
  • Industry interaction & workshops
Career options
  • You can make a successful career as a VFX artist & compositing artist in:
  • Animation film production studios
  • Television channels
  • Television production houses
  • Ad production houses
  • Gaming companies
  • 100% job placement assistance
  • Job fairs
  • Career seminars
  • Industry interaction
  • Studio tours
  • Creative workshops
  • VFX Compositor: Their job is of combining various elements created in the animation process to create the illusion of reality by merging different elements in the same scene/sequence, to produce a final film.
  • Roto Artist: They are the artist or technician, who manually creates a matte for an element on a live-action plate so it may be composited over another background.
  • Matte painter: He or she digitally paints photo-realistic interior and exterior environments that could not have been otherwise created or visited.
  • Pre comp Artist: Their job is of creating a separate composition out of one or more layers in your open composition.
  • Match moving Artist: Their job is to insert computer graphics into live-action footage with correct position, scale, orientation, and motion relative to the photographed objects in the shot.
  • Tracking Artist: They will construct a tracking matte to follow the actor through the scene, blocking that information from the tracking process.
  • VFX Artist: Visual effects artist create stunning special effects & match them with the live-action elements of feature films & TV commercials so that they all look like one whole frame.


Learn to create & manipulate images outside of a live-action shoot; images that look realistic, but would be dangerous, or simply impossible to capture on film

  • Introduction

  • Rotoscope

  • Wire Removal

  • Colour Correction & Grading

  • Green/Blue screen

  • Matchmoving & Camera Tracking

  • 3D Projection – Matte painting

  • Time Remapping & Bounding Boxes

  • Channel & Multi Passes

  • Advanced Compositing Tools

  • Rotoscope & Match-Moving in Mocha

  • Advanced VFX tools

  • FX with Houdini

  • Rotoscopy with Fusion

  • Tracking with boujou

  • Portfolio Demo Reel


    10+2 (Arts/ Science/ Commerce)/ College students


    16 months (2 hours a day for 3 days a week.)