02.12.2016

Daemen College will close as of 3 pm today, Friday, 2/12/16. This includes all classes and activities.

What is the VFX Program?

It is a certificate training program in Visual Effects for post-production work in the film industry.

For more information, call 716-839-8225.

What Does the Certificate Training Entail?

Five classes, three credits per class:

  • Rotoscoping
  • Paint/Rig Removal
  • Compositing
  • Matchmoving
  • 2D-3D Film Conversion

Classes must be taken in sequence.

When Does the Next Sequence Begin?

The next cohort begins early 2016 with the following schedule:

  • VFX115 Rotoscoping
  • VFX230 Paint & Rig Removal
  • VFX220 Compositing
  • VFX110 Matchmoving
  • VFX225 Stereoscopic Conversion

Please complete the VFX application and return to our Admissions Department. Admissions can be reached directly at 716-839-8225.

What Are the Prerequisites to Apply?

Equivalent of a two-year, Associate’s degree with proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and After Effects.

What is the Cost?

$1050 per class, $5250 for the complete certificate.

Is There Financial Assistance Available?

This program is not eligible for financial aid due to the short length of the program. Some students have sought private student loans, such as credit unions, which have competitive funding.

How Do I Apply?

Please complete the VFX application and return it to our Admissions Department. Admissions can be reached directly at 716-839-8225.

International Center for Excellence in Animation

Occupying 17,000 square feet, the Center is equipped with four studios, one editing room, a color correction room, a beautiful student lounge, a 78 seat screening room with 5.1 surround sound and 3-D projection capabilities, and a professional green screen shooting stage.