Industry Intro: Visual Effects (CSFX 100)

What does it mean to be a Visual Effects Artist? Learn about different ways visual effects are used in the Film, TV and advertisement industry, how a typical production works, what departments and roles exist, and how a typical workflow - from script to final pixel on screen - comes together. Led by experienced VFX artists, this course will help you discover the current job landscape, evolving career opportunities and how to grow into the industry. This workshop is intended for students who have either a new interest or a long-time passion for VFX and want to know their next steps.

Upon successfully completing this course, students will receive a digital skills badge.

Contact Hours

15 course hours (3 hours per class)

Prior Learning

No prior learning required.

Courses offered that meet Prior Learning Requirements


Tuition + Materials

Tuition is $325.00. Download your detailed materials list before your first class.

Tuition assistance is available for B.C. residents who cannot afford full tuition for this course.

Course Format

Course offering is available either online synchronous (VCHAT) or on campus (GNWC). View schedule for current and upcoming formats.

Terms Offered

This course is typically offered during the following terms:

(subject to change)

Summer | April to August


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