A brand new, cutting edge programme designed as a response to industry demand for graduates who are creative and artistic, as well as technically able. Utilising state-of-the-art and industry standard technologies, software and processes, you will gain a professional grounding in: Still and moving image capture/manipulation Cinematography Modelling and animation Computational simulation Digital compositing CGI lighting Look development and advanced rendering These skills are underpinned by conceptual/theoretical understanding, ensuring you emerge as a competent, well-rounded and employable professional. You will be guided every step of the way by our industry-experienced team of academics From day one you will be immersed in the practical and theoretical aspects of Film and Visual effects. Through hands on industry practitioner tutorage and research informed teaching, you will develop the skills you need to excel at any production house, be it Film, VFX or related fields. You will not just learn to use the software; you will develop crucial social, industry, artistic, and scientific skills and context. The industry regularly states that this broad knowledge base is missing in most graduates, and is in great demand - meaning you will be highly employable upon graduation. You will have the opportunity to learn and engage with a wide pool of industry expert academics that span the creative industries and computer sciences. You will work with both Professors and researchers in bringing new exciting technology and knowledge into the world, whilst also being taught directly by professionals that are currently working at production companies. We’ve designed the programme to give you the solid grounding you need in Animation, Film Production and Visual Effects in the first year of study. In your second year you will decide your focus disciplines. Your third year will be spent on an industry placement, giving you invaluable real-world experiences and insight. In your final year you’ll form a team and spend a full year on a fully-fledged production; the start of your professional portfolio. We offer outstanding facilities, and are passionate about our industry and developing creative, highly skilled graduates. Upon graduation you’ll have an extensive portfolio of work ready to showcase to graduate employers. Practical elements of the programme will build a substantial portfolio of work alone; the outstanding extra-curricular opportunities open to you at Bradford will allow you to really stand out when stepping into the competitive graduate employment market.