RUBIKA

RUBIKA ANIMATION

VFX Special Effects

➕ JOB DESCRIPTION

Endowed with a particularly developed sense of observation, the VFX Supervisor (Digital Visual Effects) works on 3D sequences to integrate photo-realistic or artistic computer-generated images: smoke, fire, collision, explosion, clouds, water…

➕ YOUR QUALITIES

Creativity, sense of observation, taste for digital creation tools, rigour, patience, method, team spirit.

PRESENTATION

RUBIKA’s Digital Special Effects training course RUBIKA trains high-level technicians specialized in the realistic reproduction of visual effects.

Rich and demanding, the training places students in conditions like those of a professional studio. Through practical works, students discover the different stages of a project with special effects production
The last year of training is devoted to a short-animated film realized in team, presented in front of a professional jury. This project allows students to put into practice the skills acquired during their training.

 

TRAINING PLAN

ANIMATION SPECIALIZATION

MASTER

PROJECT

PRE-PRODUCTION OF THE GRADUATION FILM

WORKSHOP

3D NATURAL FLUIDS REPRODUCTIONS

INTERNSHIP

2 TO 4 MONTHS

EXPERTISE

PROJECT

INTENSIVE PRODUCTION OF A SHORT FILM IN TEAM

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

$

LEARN

To observe and reproduce reality

$

UNDERSTAND

The production line of an animated film

$

MASTER

The tools for creating digital special effects

$

REALIZE

Short animated films in team

$

DEVELOP

His/her culture of animation and his/her critical mind

$

ACQUIRE

The working methods of a professional studio

TEACHINGS

SOFTWARES

Houdini (Special Effects), Maya (Animation), ZBrush, Arnold (Rendering), Nuke (Compositing), After Effects…

VFX / DIGITAL CREATION

3D rendering, rigging, compositing, programming…

REALIZATION / MANAGEMENT

Editing, special effects, inlaying, previs, production management, team management…

ART DIRECTION

Matte painting, lighting, special effects, advanced modelling…

ADMISSIONS

Accessible at BAC+3 (degree level), the VFX Special Effects training course is aimed at those who are passionate about special effects and 3D image creation. Students are selected through an entrance exam, a motivation interview and their portfolio review (personal creations file).

ENTRANCE EXAM DATE

➔ April 23, 2021
Deadline for registration: 09 April 2021 (opening soon)

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REQUIREMENTS

➔ Technical fiber, Rigor, Adaptability
➔ Sense of observation and reproduction
➔ Aptitude for teamwork

TUITION FEES

➔ Master Cycle: 9500€/year

Possibility of scholarships

JOBS AND CAREERS

The special effects field is dynamic and job-creating. With a long tradition, France now plays a major role in digital effects. According to a study by the Centre national du cinéma et de l’image animée (CNC), nearly 4,000 people were working in this field in 2017, that’s an increase of 17% (556 jobs) in one year. Young graduates from France are highly sought after by international studios, especially in Montreal, where the employment sector employs more than 36,500 people.

VFX Special Effects training opens up a multitude of outlets and job opportunities:

— 3D Superviseur
— 3D Graphic Designer
— FX Artist
— Compositing Artist
— Concept Artist
— Rigging Artist
— Lighting Artist
— and many others…

TESTIMONIES

« Rubika allowed me to explore all the aspects of a 3D film production and gave me method, technique and know-how”

Claire Brodelle (RUBIKA 2016)

3D Animator, Mac Guff Ligne

“Through its generalist approach, the school allowed me to discover the 3D professions in animated films cinema and to choose the branch I liked the most: surfacing.”

Thibaut Wambre (Supinfocom 2018)

Set surfacing, Illumination Mac Guff

“Rubika trains some of the best French 3D artists because it teaches them how to learn. It made me grow in many ways. I gained a family!”

Léa Cousty (RUBIKA 2018)

Character designer, Team To (Paris)

“Rubika offers a complete artistic and technical training to enter the demanding field of animated films.”

Benoît Berthe (RUBIKA 2013)

Founder & Curator, The Animation Showcase (London, Uk)

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