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Courses

Our project-focussed courses are suited to all levels from foundation to advanced and cover a wide range of topics from Concept Design to Shot Lighting.
  • CAVE

    Introduction to Maya 1001

    In this course, we'll introduce you to Autodesk Maya, so you are confident using the application as you progress into different aspects of the 3D pipeline.
  • CAVE

    Creating Digital Studio Look Development Environments 1001

    This on-demand course will teach you how to create digital studio look development environments for props, characters and vehicles, all based on real-world reference.
  • CAVE

    Onset Data Acquisition 1001

    This on-demand course will teach you the skills to acquire industry-standard data for Visual Effects, Feature Animation and Games.
  • OWT

    Character Modelling for Feature Animation 1001

    This on-demand course will introduce you to character modelling techniques to create a production-ready asset for Feature Animation.
  • CAVE

    Anatomy Fundamentals 1001

    This on-demand course will cover the fundamentals of anatomy.
  • CAVE

    Real-Time Automotive Rendering 1001

    This on-demand course will introduce you to the power of the Unreal Engine. Through a series of practical lessons, we’ll give you an understanding of how to prep your asset, create materials, set up your lighting, and create a photorealistic cinematic.

Through a balance of the creative and the technical, we inspire to create thinkers and problem solvers - not just button pushers.

Upcoming Events

Check out our upcoming Dailies, Webinars and Connection Programme sessions.
  • Connection

    TCP1001. Welcome to The Connection Programme

    Starts on 01.07.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Daily

    Dailies 00065

    Starts on 03.07.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Guest reviewer: TBA
  • Connection

    TCP.S01E02

    Starts on 08.07.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Webinar

    State of the Industry and Future Skills

    Starts on 10.07.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Guest Speakers: TBA
  • Connection

    TCP.S01E03

    Starts on 15.07.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Daily

    Dailies 00066

    Starts on 17.07.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Guest reviewer: Christopher Antoniou, VFX Supervisor at Outpost VFX
  • Webinar

    What is a Digital Replica?

    Starts on 24.07.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • Webinar

    Dailies 00067

    Starts on 07.08.2024, at 18:00 GMT

  • Daily

    Dailies 00067

    Starts on 07.08.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Guest reviewer: TBA
  • Webinar

    Fundamentals v Tools

    Starts on 14.08.2024, at 18:00 GMT

    Guest Speaker: TBA

Wiki

Documentation on workflows, pipeline and tools

The Grey, the Chrome and the Macbeth Chart

Introduction to Rigging Course

Introduction to Animation Course

News

Get regular news, updates, tips, tricks and more.

New Maya Material Development Lighting Rig 1003

Now available in the CAVE Academy Shop is our new material development lighting rig.

New Maya 360 Look Dev and Lighting Rig 1003

CAVE Takeover – Yadnyesh Dalvi

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