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sharing expertise,
advancing knowledge.

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

    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.
  • 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

    CG and VFX Overview 1001

    This on-demand foundation level course will give you an overview of the different stages of a CG and VFX production pipeline, and outline what artists and technicians do at each stage in today’s global filmmaking industry.
  • CAVE

    Real-Time Automotive Rendering 1001

    This online 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.
  • CAVE

    Introduction to CG Tools and Techniques 1001

    This on-demand course will introduce some of the primary applications used in the VFX, animation and games industry.

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

Featured programme

CG Essentials | Assets 2023

Learn the essentials of CG to create photoreal digital assets for VFX and animation.
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Upcoming Events

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

    Those who can, do; those who can’t, teach

    Starts on 02.02.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Guest Speakers: Rey Bustos, Chun Chun Yang, Madeleine Scott-Spencer, Ryan Kingslien
  • Daily

    Dailies 00055: Art

    Starts on 09.02.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Guest reviewer: TBC
  • Connection

    TCP1001. Welcome to The Connection Programme

    Starts on 13.02.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Webinar

    How to Make Your Work Stand Out

    Starts on 16.02.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Guest Speaker: TBA
  • Connection

    TCP1002. Episode 2

    Starts on 20.02.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Daily

    Dailies 00056: Lighting and Compositing

    Starts on 23.02.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Guest reviewer: Richard Reed, VFX Supervisor at Cinesite
  • Connection

    TCP1003. Episode 3

    Starts on 27.02.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Webinar

    Art and AI

    Starts on 02.03.2023, at 18:00 BST

    Guest Speaker: TBA

Wiki

Documentation on workflows, pipeline and tools

Production Statuses

Shooting Lens Grids

The Grey, the Chrome and the Macbeth Chart

News

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Supporting the NSPCC

This year, CAVE Academy will running the Great South Run to raise money for the NSPCC.

HDR Light Set 1003

Onset Training for NextGen Skills Academy – London

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