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3D Animation & VFX for FilmAdvanced Diploma of Screen and Media


The Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media is a two-year, full-time course for students who want to work in film, TV or visual effects. It is a practical course designed to give students the best technical training to work as 3D artists using the latest state-of-the-art technology.

Developed with the input of leading film and visual effects studios, the Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media will enable students to complete impressive film projects that showcase their skills and form the basis of a professional showreel to impress potential employers.

Next Intake: Aug 2019

Major Film Project

Students are required to complete two major group projects during the second year. One is a group project that simulates the industry, and the other is an individual assessment following the pre-production model, beginning with concepts and storyboard, and following through to the final project.

These projects along with individual projects will supply impressive footage for individual graduate showreels, demonstrating proficiency in all aspects of animation production, ranging from animatic and character modeling to post-production.


Year One

  • 3D modeling
  • Texturing
  • UV Unwrapping
  • Rigging
  • Animation
  • Lighting
  • Using Cameras
  • Rendering
  • Compositing

Year Two

  • Advanced High Polygon Modeling
  • Lighting
  • Texturing
  • Advanced Character Animation
  • Time and Project Management
  • Compositing
  • Story Boarding
Learning Objectives
Gainful Employment

For full program details, please see our Student Handbook