Seneca College

Visual Effects for Film and Television

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Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Animation, Interactive Tech., Video Graphics and Special Effects
Description:In the Visual Effects for Film and Television program, you’ll be introduced to the various techniques used to create visual effects for film and television. Your studies will focus on the software tools used to create visual effects and issues involved in combining these effects with live action footage. Your final project will be a professional portfolio which may be used to apply for employment. Software taught in this program includes The Foundry’s Nuke compositing program and Autodesk’s Maya 3D package.

URL:Visual Effects for Film and Television at Seneca College
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $24,554
Careers:AnimatorsVideo Game Level DesignerVideo Game Designers

Admission Requirements


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    Program Eligibility: - The Visual Effects program is ideal for students graduating from fine art, 2D/3D animation, photography, film/video, architecture, sculptors or graphic design programs. If applying under Mature Student Status (age 19 or older), you must have 3 to 5 years of documented work experience in a related field. Relevant references must be provided. - English proficiency at the postsecondary level.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Portfolio
    Portfolio that includes: 5 pieces of work in either 2D or 3D formats that relate to visual effects and/or motion graphics and a cover letter

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 04, 2018