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Courses MAAC
AD3DEDGE - covers the complete process of animation filmmaking, from pre-production and production to post-production stages of film-making. Emphasis is given to important aspects like storyboarding, stop-motion, 3D Design and Modelling.
The course creates job-ready professionals who are in-demand by animation studios, graphic design companies and gaming studios. Choose from four specialization options at the end of the course.

ADVFX - Visual effects today play a key role in feature films, television programmes, animation, video games and commercials, and, virtually, all forms of entertainment. ADVFX is a career course, designed keeping in mind all the fundamentals and advanced skills required to be a successful VFX artist. This course covers subjects ranging from basics to advance level topics, which will help students to enhance their skills as per industry requirements.

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AD3D(EDGE)
AD3D(EDGE) covers the complete process of animation filmmaking, from pre-production and production to post-production stages of film-making. Emphasis is given to important aspects like storyboarding, stop-motion, 3D Design and Modelling.

The course creates job-ready professionals who are in-demand by animation studios, graphic design companies and gaming studios. Choose from four specialization options at the end of the course.
 
Course duration: 24 Months
 
Course Covers:
• Pre-Production
• Storyboarding
• Cinematography
• Stop-Motion
• Digital Design
• Video Editing
• Sound Editing
• 3D Design & Modelling
• Digital Sculpting
• Look Development
• Lighting & Rendering
• Fluid, Hair & Cloth FX
• Character Set-up & Skinning
• Character Animation
• Visual Effects
• Composition
• 3D Tracking & Match Moving
   
Softwares Covered:
• Adobe Photoshop™
• Adobe After Effects™
• Adobe Premiere™
• Adobe Audition™
• Autodesk 3dsmax™
• Autodesk Maya™
• Autodesk Mudbox™
• Eyeon Fusion™
• Autodesk Matchmover™


3 Specialization options (pick any one):
  • Modeling & Texturing 
    Software covered: Autodesk Maya™ & Pixologic ZBrush™
  • Lighting & Shading 
    Software covered: Autodesk Maya™, Mental Ray™
  • Animation 
    Software covered: Autodesk Maya™


Career options after AD3D(EDGE):
• Modeling Artist
• Character Animator
• FX Artist
• Compositor
• Motion Graphics Artist
• Matchmoving Artist
• Lighting Artist
• Render Artist
• Layout Artist
• Digital Sculptor
• Rigging Artist
• Roto & Clean-up Artist
• Video Editor
   
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ADVFX
Visual effects today play a key role in feature films, television programmes, animation, video games and commercials, and, virtually, all forms of entertainment.

ADVFX is a career course, designed keeping in mind all the fundamentals and advanced skills required to be a successful VFX artist. This course covers subjects ranging from basics to advance level topics, which will help students to enhance their skills as per industry requirements.
 
Course duration: 24 Months
 
Course Covers:
• Pre-Production
• Storyboarding
• Cinematography
• Basics of Photography
• Stop-Motion
• Digital Design
• Layer Based Compositing
• Clean Plate & Wire Removal
• Motion Graphics
• 3D Design with Autodesk 3ds Max™
• Advanced Particle Effects
• Cloth FX
• Pyrotechnics
• Rigid Body Simulations
  • Fluid Simulation
  • Realistic rendering techniques with Vray
  • Advanced Compositing
  • Concepts of Set Extension & CG Integration
  • Match Moving & Camera Tracking
  • Node Based Compositing
  • Stereoscopic Conversion
  • Editing with FCP
  • Realistic Digital Environments
  • Procedural Work Flow with Houdini
  • Project & Case Studies for Motion Graphics
  • Project - VFX Shot with Miniature Models
   
Softwares Covered:
• Adobe Photoshop™
• Adobe After Effects™
• Adobe Premiere™
• Adobe Audition™
• Autodesk 3dsmax™
• Eyeon Fusion™
• Mocha™
• Silhouette™
• PF Track™
• Nuke™
• Final Cut Pro™
• Thinking Particles™
• Fume FX™
• Ray Fire™
• Real Flow™
• Vue™
• Houdini™


Interested? Join ADVFX.

Career options after AD3D(EDGE):
• FX Artist
• Compositor
• Motion Graphics Artist
• Matchmoving Artist
• Lighting Artist
• Pre-viz Artist
• Clean-up Artist
• Roto Artist
 
   
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The career courses at MAAC give you a headstart after 10+2 by taking you through various aspects of Computer Graphics, 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Film Making. The content enables you to adapt into a CG-oriented lifestyle and fit into a broad range of work spheres.

To know more about a specific course, please click on its name below.

DIPLOMA IN 3D ANIMATION & FILM MAKING – (D3D)
D3D is a career program focused on the various nuances of Animation Film Making. Apart from learning the usability of the industry leading toolsets like Autodesk 3dsmax™, Maya™ and Mudbox™ students are taken through the various insights of the creative modules like Pre-Production, Storyboarding and Concepts of Film Making. This course is looking to fulfill the industry's requirement of a CG professional for Animation Films.

Duration: 18 Months • 426 Hours


Product USP:

D3D is a program for those who are focussed to make career in Animation. This program does not have the VFX content as AD3D Edge. The course covers Animation Film Making in depth. Another USP is that apart from teaching software’s, this course focuses majorly on creativity and concepts. The course covers MAYA and 3Ds MAX in detail, which sets it apart from DAFM.


Up gradation:

D3D students have an option of upgrading to AD3D Edge course



Certification:

The student completing the program will be provided with a “Certificate of Merit”, as well as a “Certificate of Course Completion”.



Course Content:
• Pre-Production
• Storyboarding
• Aesthetics of Film-Making
• Digital Painting
• Matte Painting
• BG Modeling and Surfacing
• 3D Character Development
• Texturing & Look Development
• Lighting & Rendering
• Particle Dynamics
• Rigging & Character Set-up
• Character Animation
 
Softwares Covered:

• Adobe Photoshop™
• Autodesk 3DS Max™
• Autodesk Maya™
• Autodesk Mudbox™

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Career Opportunities:
• Modeling Artist
• Texturing Artist
• Lighting Artist
• Render Artist
• Character Animator

• Layout Artist
• Rigging Artist
• FX Artist
• 3D Generalist

Diploma in Animation & Film Making
The course has been structured to expose students to the details of Pre-Production and Digital Film Making, along with the an overall understanding of the 3D Animation pipeline. Students will be taken through the cinematic process of how to make a short film.

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Duration:  14 Months • 288 Hours

Course Content:
•  Concepts of Film Making
•  Stop Motion
•  Digital Design
•  Sound Editing

•  Concepts of Non Linear Editing
•  Modeling & Texturing
•  Lighting

•  Particle & Dynamics
•  Character Setup & Skinning
•  Character Animation
Softwares Covered:    
•  Adobe Photoshop™
•  Adobe After Effects™
•  Adobe Premiere™

•  Adobe Sound Booth™
•  Autodesk 3dsmax™



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Career Opportunities:
•  Design Viz. Artist
•  Lighting Artist
•  Digital Designer

•  Animator
•  Rigging Artist
•  FX Artist

DGWA
Programme in Graphics, Web Designing & 2D Animation
Learn the various artistic techniques in graphics, web designing and 2D animation. 

DGWA covers a wider genre; from illustrating children books to design lay out for tabloids, book covers, motion graphics, UI design, creative posters, traditional animation and corporate brand designs. It prepares you to join the ever-expanding world of print and visual media by providing you a detailed insight on graphic, web design and 2D animation.
 
Course duration: 12 Months
 
Course Covers:
Sem 1: Certificate in Graphic & Print Design
  • Fundamentals of Design & Drawing
  • Concepts of Graphic & Illustration
  • Graphic Design
  • Image Editing
  • Page Layout Design
 
Sem 2: Certificate in Web & Interactive Design
  • Concepts of Web Design
  • Web Page Designing
  • Interactive Presentation
  • Video Editing
  • Sound Editing
 
Sem 3: Certificate in 2D Animation
  • Fundamentals of Design and Basics of 2D Animation
  • The Art of Digital Storyboarding
  • Digital 2D Animation
   
Softwares Covered:
Sem-1
  • Corel Draw™
  • Adobe Illustrator™
  • Adobe Photoshop™
  • Adobe InDesign™
Sem-2
  • HTML / Javascript
  • Adobe Dreamweaver™
  • Adobe Flash™
  • Adobe Premiere™
  • Adobe Audition™
Sem-3
  • StoryBoard Pro™
  • Adobe Flash™
  • Toonboom Harmony™
Career options after DGWA:
  • Graphic Designer
  • Packaging Designer
  • Advertising Art Director
  • Web/Interactive Designer
  • User Interface (UI) Designer
  • Illustrator
  • DTP Operator
  • Layout Artist
  • Developer for Interactive E-Learning
  • Digital Storyboard Artist
  • 2D Animator
 
   
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Diploma in Game Design & Integration (DGDI)
Duration & program snapshot

12 month course with 2 modules covering Game Art, Design & Integration elements. Get in-depth knowledge of working with a game engine for interactivity in games.

Duration: 1 year (288 hours)

Course highlights
• Learn to create online, console, PC & mobile games
• Build environments, characters, vehicles & props for games
• Create game levels with sophisticated game engines
• Course combines theory with lots of practice
• Develop artistic understanding with technical knowledge


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Module 1: CGDI: Certificate in Game Design (CGDI)

Duration: 6 months
 
Course content:

What is covered                                                  Software taught
• Basics of Art                                                     • Adobe Photoshop™
• Game Theory                                                    • Autodesk 3dsmax™
• Game Development Pipeline                             • Autodesk Mudbox™
• Game Concept Art
• Concept Design
• Introduction to 3D
• Level Design Pre – Viz
• Fundamentals of Texturing
• Fundamentals of Sculpting 



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ACGAI: Advanced Certificate in Game Art and Integration

Duration: 6 Months
 
Course content:

Software taught                                                  
• Environment Modeling                                       • Adobe Photoshop™
• Stylized Character Modeling                              • Autodesk 3dsmax™
• Next – Gen Character Modeling                         • Autodesk Mudbox™
• Next – Gen Vehicle Modeling                             • Unity™ (Game Engine)
• Rigging and Animation for games
• Game Engine Introduction
• Game Engine Asset integration
• Career Choices
• Portfolio Development 

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Career opportunities
• 3D Game Design
• Simulator Graphics
• Web 3D Graphics
• Interactive Product Demos
• Interactive Architectural Walkthroughs
• Game Testing Jobs
• 3D Game Modeler


VFX(PLUS)
VFXPlus is a dedicated career program on Visual Effects catering to the ever-growing requirement of skilled and quality manpower for the booming domestic & international VFX industry. The course takes the students through an in-depth study and usage of industry’s leading high-end visual effects solutions.


Duration:  17 months, 400 hours


Course contents:
 
• Digital Design
• Basics of Photography
• Layer Based Compositing
• Clean Plate & Wire Removal
• Stereoscopic Pipeline
• Node Based Compositing
• Projection for Visual Effects

• 3D Design with Autodesk 3dsmax™
• Advanced Particle Effects/ Fluids/ Cloth FX
• Pyrotechnics
• Advanced Compositing
• Concepts of Set Extension and CG Integration
• Match Moving & Camera Tracking
• VFX Case Studies
 

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Softwares Covered:    
• Adobe Photoshop™
• Adobe After Effects™
• Mocha™
• Fusion™
• Autodesk 3dsmax™

• Mudbox™
• Fume FX™
• Real Flow™
• PF Track™
• Nuke™
 

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Career Opportunities:
• Compositor
• Matchmoving Artist
• FX Artist
• Lighting Artist

• Pre − Viz Artist
• Motion Graphics Artist
• Roto Artist
• Clean up Artist

The career courses at MAAC give you a headstart after 10+2 by taking you through various aspects of Computer Graphics, 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Digital Film Making. The content enables you to adapt into a CG-oriented lifestyle and fit into a broad range of work spheres.

To know more about a specific course, please click on its name below.

Specialisation Series
Modeling & Texturing*
Course Content:
• Visual Perception
• Methods of Approach
• Details of Surfacing
• Low Poly Modeling
• High End Digital Sculpting
• Art of Texturing & UV Layout
• Industry Standard Portfolio
Softwares Covered:

• Adobe Photoshop™
• Autodesk Maya™
• Pixologic ZBrush™



Lighting and Shading*
Course Content:
• Perception of Colours & Natural Light Sources
• Understanding Shading Models
• Methods of Lighting & Optimisation of Scenes
• In-Depth Study of Mental Ray™
• Rendering Optimisations & Pre-compositing
• Industry Standard Portfolio
Softwares Covered:

• Adobe Photoshop™
• Autodesk Maya™

• Mental Ray™
• Eyeon Fusion™

Animation*
Course Content:
Softwares Covered:
• Animation Foundation
• Body Dynamics
• Basic Performance Art
• Acting in Animation
• Advance Performance Art
• Industry Standard Portfolio
Autodesk Maya™

Visual Effects*
Course Content:
• Particle Dynamics Integration into Live Action
• High-End Fluid Simulation (Realflow)
• 3D Camera Tracking & Matchmoving (PFTrack)
• Live Action Integration with 3D elements
• Case Studies & Breakdowns
• Industry Standard Portfolio
Softwares Covered:  
• Adobe Photoshop™
• Autodesk 3dsmax™
• Autodesk Maya™

• Eyeon Fusion™
• PFTrack™
• Real Flow™
* Duration: 4 Months • 96 Hours

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MaxPro

MaxPro is a custom made course focusing on the software Autodesk 3dsmaxTM. The course covers training on Modeling, Shading, Lighting, Particle Dynamics and Animation using Autodesk 3dsmaxTM. The course also includes training in the basic to advanced levels of this software

Course Content

- Introduction to 3D World
- 3D Design and Modeling
- Look development
- Lighting & Dynamics
- Character set up & Skinning
- Character Animation

Duration: 6 Months • 144 Hours

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MAYA
Maya takes students through the nuances of Modeling,Texturing,Lighting,Rigging,FX & Animation using the industry’s leading software,Autodesk Maya.Autodesk Mudbox is also integrated into the course for students to understand the digital sculpting techniques in Computer Graphics.

Course Content :

- 3D Design and Modeling
- Digital Sculpting
- Texturing
- Look Development & Rendering
- CG Lighting
- Particles & Dynamics
- Hair,Fur & Cloth
- Character Setup & Skinning
- Character Animation

Duration :  8 Months

Software Covered :

- Autodesk Maya
- Autodesk Mudbox

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C.E.(PRO)

VFX has always been and will always be an integral part of the entertainment and media industry. C.E.(PRO) is tailor made to give students an insight into the visual effects industry. The course acts as a deciding factor for a student to determine if his/her skill-sets are apt for the VFX industry. The course covers VFX techniques such as compositing, match-moving, matte painting and editing. The course focuses on Adobe Photoshop™, Adobe After Effects™, Adobe Premiere™, Eyeon Fusion™ and Apple Final Cut Pro™.

Course Content

- Digital Design
- Layer Based Compositing
- Node Based Compositing
- Match Moving
- Camera Tracking
- Editing
- Title Graphics
- Audio - Video Synchronization

Duration : 6.5 Months    •   156 Hours

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Digital Film Making: DFM
Digital Film Making is designed to give students an entry into the entertainment and media industry. Students will gather the know-how of what concepts of Film Making are all about. Also, in the course, students will be given an orientation on Photoshop™, After Effects™, Adobe Soundbooth™, Adobe Premiere™, etc. 

Course Content

- Pro-Production
- Concepts of Film Making
- Clay Animation
- Digital Design
- Basics of Compositing
- Sound Editing
- Concepts of Non-Linear Editing

Duration : 6 Months    •   144 Hours

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Short Program in Animation, Design & Visual Effects: SPADE
First of a kind course to introduce school students to nuances of the Animation & VFX industry. Tailor made so that the students can get a sneak peek in design, animation, VFX and editing.

Key Highlights

- Explore your Creativity with Colours
- Creating 3D Images like AVATAAR
- Create your Own Home Video
- Making of Channel ID’s
- AD Film Making with Clay Animation

Duration : 2 Months   •   48 Hours

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Modular Courses
Modular programmes have been devised so that professionals who want to upgrade their skills in one or more areas of this industry can opt for such modular programmes and upgrade themselves.

Courses Offered
  -  Adobe Photoshop™
  -  After Effects™
  -  Final Cut Pro™
  -  Premiere™ + Sound Booth™
  -  Eyeon Fusion™
  -  Corel Draw™
  -  Flash™
  -  Advanced Digital Sculpting with Nuke & Mocha™
  -  Pixologic Z Brush
  -  Autodesk Mudbox

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S3D - Program in 3D Stereoscopic Film Making
Clearly the next big thing in entertainment, the art of stereoscopy(commonly known as 3D imaging) is widely being used in the biggest Hollywood and Bollywood projects.S3D is a tailormade industry-oriented program which gives a complete insight of stereoscopic conversion process and takes students through the various stages of stereoscopic production, involving an in-depth learning of Rotoscopy, Tracking, Depth Creation, clean plate generation, Stereo Compositing and several other aspects of the stereoscopic conversion process.

Course Contents

  -  Digital Enhancement™
  -  Basics of Compositing™
  -  Concepts of Stereoscopy™
  -  Depth Creation for 2D/3D Conversion™
  -  Clean Plate Creation™
  -  Advanced Node Based Compositing™
  -  Rotoscopy™
  -  Planar Tracking™
  -  Matchmoving™


Software Covered

  -  Adobe Photoshop™
  -  Adobe After Effects™
  -  Foundry Nuke™
  -  Mocha™
  -  PFTrack™


Career Opportunities

  -  Adobe Photoshop™
  -  Adobe After Effects™
  -  Foundry Nuke™
  -  Mocha™
  -  PFTrack™

Duration : 6 months   •   140 Hrs

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Advanced Digital Sculpting (ADS)
This is aimed at educating students in the wide usability of sculpting software in different industries and to understand how these software have revolutionized the system of production in terms of quality output, efficiency and flexibility in workflow.

Duration : 2 Months

Course Content :

- 3D Sculpting
- Character Design
- 3D Illustration
- Form Development
- Pipeline Integration

Software Covered :

- Autodesk 3ds Max/Maya

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Advanced Compositing in Nuke & Mocha
The curriculum is designed to run our students through the entire process of high-end VFX compositing & stereoscopic pipeline.

Duration : 2 Months

Course Content :

- Live Action Compositing
- Stereoscopic Pipeline
- Rotoscopy
- 3D Camera Projection
- 3D Camera Tracking

Software Covered :

- Nuke
- Mocha

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Design VIZ PRO
Visualization plays a role at every stage of the architectural design process,including exploring complex organic forms,studying how light interacts with a design,validating a design for planning and public outreach,and marketing a building before breaking ground.This course will outline the essential process of design visualization with industry’s leading visualization toolsets .

Duration : 7 Months

Course Content :

- Photoshop for Texturing
- Overview of Architecture/Drawing
- 3D Design Visualization
- Lighting Simulation
- Introduction to Revit
- BIM(Building information Modeling)
- Video Editing

Software Covered :

- Autodesk 3ds Max Design
- Autodesk AutoCAD
- Autodesk Revit
- Mental Ray
- V-Ray

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