2021-2022 College Catalog

Visual Effects Artist TCC

Visual Effects Artist TCC (Major Code: VEA1)

Program Description

The Visual Effects Artist program is an introduction to the software used to create motion graphics, visual effects, as well as 2D and 3D elements used in post-production. Students will learn basic Adobe Photoshop and Blender, and advanced Adobe after Effects with an emphasis on creating material that integrates 2D and 3D design elements, as well as visual effects, with live footage. Students also learn to shoot and key green screen footage, then replace the background with set extensions. The classes within the certificate program also apply toward the degree and diploma program.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Karen Shacham

Director, Design and Media Production

Academic Building C1110V

kshacham@atlantatech.edu

404-225-4552

Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 3 Terms

Credit Hours: 23

Estimated Program Cost: $3,426

Course Outline

 

Occupational Courses (24 Credits)

DMPT 1055Introduction to Media Technology

4

DMPT 1010Raster Imaging

4

DMPT 2400Basic 3D Modeling and Animation

4

DMPT 2605Introduction to Video Compositing and Broadcast Animation

4

DMPT 2610Intermediate Video Compositing and Broadcast Animation

4

DMPT 2650Visual Effects

4

Total Credit Hours: 24

 

Program Outcomes

1. The graduate will be able to create and animate motion graphics.
2. The graduate will be able to apply digital lighting, shadowing, and third party plugins to create realistic looking visual effects.