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sharing expertise,
advancing knowledge.


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

    Introduction to Character Modelling 1001

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

    Art and Critical Thinking 2001

    05.09.2022 - 16.10.2022
    This course will look beyond the tools to reshape your thinking and develop your critical thinking skills.
  • CAVE

    CG and VFX Overview 1001

    This FREE 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 2001

    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 FREE 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.
  • Daily

    Dailies 00050

    Starts on 21.07.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest reviewer: AWUK - Bianca Iancu and Ruth Ducker
  • Daily

    Dailies 00051

    Starts on 28.07.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest reviewer: MPC Episodic - Christopher Antoniou
  • Webinar

    The Art of Feedback

    Starts on 17.08.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest Speakers: beloFX, ILM
  • Connection

    TCP1001. Welcome to The Connection Programme

    Starts on 05.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Connection

    TCP1002. Episode 2

    Starts on 12.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Webinar

    The Art of Sarah Phelps

    Starts on 14.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest Speaker: Sarah Phelps
  • Connection

    TCP1003. Episode 3

    Starts on 19.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Connection

    TCP1004. Episode 4

    Starts on 26.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Connection

    TCP1005. Episode 5

    Starts on 03.10.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Connection

    TCP1006. Episode 6

    Starts on 10.10.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin


Documentation on workflows, pipeline and tools

Shooting Texture and Look Development Reference

Shooting a HDRI Onset for CG Lighting

Animation Exercises: Biped


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CAVE Academy at FMX 2022

Let's Talk about Mental Health and Wellbeing in Creative Industries, Directing Game Cinematics

Onset Training at NFTS

HDRI Lighting Training at Union VFX

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