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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

    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 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 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

    Creating Realistic Digital Portraits

    Starts on 14.08.2022, at 12:00 BST

    Guest Speaker: Vahid Ahmadi
  • Daily

    Dailies 00051

    Starts on 18.08.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest reviewer: MPC Episodic - Christopher Antoniou
  • Daily

    Dailies 00052

    Starts on 25.08.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest reviewer: TBA
  • Connection

    TCP1001. Welcome to The Connection Programme

    Starts on 05.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Webinar

    Emulating Natural Vision in Real-Time with Fovotec

    Starts on 07.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest Speakers: Alistair Burleigh and Robert Pepperell
  • Connection

    TCP1002. Episode 2

    Starts on 12.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Connection

    TCP1003. Episode 3

    Starts on 19.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Tutor: Jahirul Amin
  • Webinar

    The Art of Feedback

    Starts on 21.09.2022, at 18:00 BST

    Guest Speakers: beloFX, ILM


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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Onset Training for NextGen Skills Academy – London

CAVE Academy recently ran an Onset Data Acquisition course for the folks at NextGen Skills Academy and the surrounding colleges in London.

CAVE Academy at FMX 2022

Onset Training at NFTS

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