3D Modelling and Visual Effects Production (2015/16 Program)

Program Code: 
Program Length: 

Thirty weeks, beginning in September

Contact Information: 

Cory Avery
Program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4466

Admission Requirements

• Applicants must have a strong design and/or artistic background
• Knowledge of either digital design software or a 3D computer animation program would be advantageous
• Interested in learning and applying today’s newest technologies, computer literate, and solid knowledge of Windows graphical interface
• Applicants will be required to submit a resume and an art portfolio
• English testing may be required

Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission. 

Secondary Admission Requirements: 

The 2015/2016 fee for 30 weeks is
– domestic $8,456.44
– international $9,015.22.

Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the 30 weeks of the 2015/2016 academic year. Fees are subject to change. Refer to our detailed fee information.

Additional Costs

• Personal computer or laptop capable of producing 3D Graphics
• Wacom Graphic Tablet

Our Program

Humber’s 3D Modelling and Visual Effects Production certificate program is designed by artists for experienced traditional artists and animators who want to either develop or transition their skill sets for employment in the 3D and visual effects industries. You will learn relevant industry workflow, so you can make a seamless transition into a real production environment.

Courses focus on both the conceptual and the technical, as you learn to master visual techniques to bring ideas to life. You’ll develop skills in modelling, texturing, and lighting, as well as in visual effects, compositing, and digital cinematography. At the same time, you’ll learn the technical skills required in today’s competitive 3D and visual effects industries. Our graduates possess a good balance of technical skills and esthetic development – able to create, as well as produce stunning 3D productions.

This program is not Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) eligible. Class size is limited to 20 students, so apply early.

Your Career

The 3D film industry has become a global multi-billion dollar business, using the talents of modellers, animators and visual effects specialists. Prepare yourself to work for large or small production houses in the film, broadcast design, visual effects and gaming sectors. Employers may include Ubisoft, ARC Animation, Intelligent Creatures, Red Rover, The Astound Group, LucasArts, Soho VFX, Sinking Ship Entertainment, KeyFrame Animation, Mr. X, Frantic Films or CBC.

List of Courses
Semester 1
Course Code Course Name
IMAG 170 3D Sculpting 1
IMAG 171 Digital Painting
IMAG 172 CG Foundations and Technology
IMAG 173 Inorganic Modelling
IMAG 174 3D Lighting and Rendering
Semester 2
Course Code Course Name
IMAG 175 3D Sculpting 2
IMAG 176 Particle Simulations
IMAG 177 3D Post-Production
IMAG 178 3D Match Moving and Composition
IMAG 179 Demo Production