Learn How to Make 3D Animation & VFX at NYFA
In NYFA’s 3-Week 3D Animation & VFX Workshop, students learn the major concepts of animation using the Oscar-winning software Maya — the industry-standard 3D computer program. Throughout their three weeks, students progress through basic modeling, motion and rendering exercises en route to the completion of a short 3D computer animated film of their own design.
No prior experience is required to enroll in the 3-Week 3D Animation & VFX Workshop, but the pace is intense and students should be prepared to fully immerse themselves in the world of 3D animation for the duration of their studies.
Program DescriptionProgram Name: 3-Week 3D Animation & VFX Workshop
The 3-Week 3D Animation & VFX Workshop teaches students the principles of animation, including movement, timing, weight, character development. While lectures are part of the curriculum, students are expected to commit themselves wholeheartedly to their projects to gain as much actual, working animation experience as they can.
The bulk of students’ time outside of class is spent in supervised labs. Lab time is used to complete and to expand upon assignments, as well as to create content for final animated films. The students’ final animation is output digitally and projected at a celebratory screening upon successful completion of the workshop. Classes are held every day, Monday through Friday.
To learn more about NYFA’s 3D animation and visual effects workshops, see NYFA’s Course Catalog or request more information.
In this dynamic workshop, students will complete a variety of original projects. For more information, please visit our projects page.
This workshop is not offered in 2023. Please see the 3D Animation & VFX School page for more programs.
Please note: Equipment, curriculum, and projects are subject to change and may vary depending on location. Students should consult the most recently published campus catalog for the most up-to-date curriculum.