Bachelors Degree In Visual Effects Production

12 Month Core Courses I On Campus
+General Education Courses & Electives I Online

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  • Curriculum
  • What You'll Learn

Collaborate with Your Classmates and Graduate Studio Ready

Work together to create an animated film or visual effects for a school-produced live action short that replicates the workflow found at an actual studio. Our students have created award winning short films and games together under supervision of professional artists and directors. Launch your career and skills farther with DAVE School’s one of a kind approach to visual effects production education.

Software Taught






  • Character, Prop and Environment Modeling

  • 3D Animation

  • Visual Effects

  • Lighting and Texturing

  • History of Film FX

  • Digital Compositing

  • Rotoscoping

  • Green Screen Keying

  • Color Grading

  • 2D/3D Tracking

  • Digital Matte Painting

  • Look Development

  • Stereoscopic Techniques

  • Demo Reel and Portfolio Creation

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The DAVE School has a rigorous work schedule that aptly prepares you for the industry you’re about to embark upon. Showing how communication, strong work ethics and the ability to adapt to change are key to being successful in an industry where problem solving is vital. These fundamentals are shown through the leadership of our instructors each day, and it has been a pleasure to have learned from such talented artists in our industry.

Sandra Ross / Alumna
VFX Artist at MPC


Rustin Devendorf
Stereoscopic / Technical Director

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Dale Matasovsky
Digital Compositor

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Andrea Jamiel
VFX Artist

Game of Thrones

Tiffany Cheung
Cinematic Animator

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End

What makes DAVE different

DAVE is the real collaborative studio experience

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Bachelor’s Degree in Visual Effects Production