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Visual Effects (VFX) for Film and Television

Britain is a leading country in the production of high quality visual effects for film.

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Industry context

The British film industry is hungry for new talent and our Visual Effects course is designed to feed it with highly-skilled graduates of the required professional standard. Since the Harry Potter boom in the early 2000s, alongside a recent influx of new releases from studios, such as Disney and Marvel, the Film and VFX industry is expanding at an exponential rate. This has firmly established the UK as a leading country for high-quality Visual Effects work and created an unprecedented demand for fresh, highly- trained graduate talent from the UK education system.

Student Gallery

Looking to find out more about what goes on on the course? Browse our gallery of student work and take a look at some of the projects that students have been working on.

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Placements

The course is taught through a combination of lectures, seminars, workshops and independent learning. There's also the opportunity for industry placements.

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Career destinations

Since the course conception in 2015 we've successfully placed students at both Framestore and Industrial Light and Magic in fully paid positions, as part of the teams creating VFX for movies such as Dr Strange and Transformers.

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Course content

The course was created in response to an increased demand for VFX artists. You'll graduate as an industry-ready artist after developing specialist skills and techniques needed to thrive in the business.

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Trips and Visits

We make sure that you'll enjoy your time with us. We regularly organise social events, ranging from paint-balling to boat trips and more industry-driven social events with influential industry partners.

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Britain leads in the production of high-quality visual effects for film and television.