Creating connections,
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.
  • 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.

Featured programme

Modelling Props for VFX

Learn the essentials of Modelling to create a photoreal hero prop asset for VFX
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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


Documentation on workflows, pipeline and tools

Skin and Eyes

Shooting a HDRI Onset for CG Lighting

Setting your Mid-Grey Value


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CAVE Academy at BFX

CAVE Academy are delighted to be back supporting the BFX Festival this year.

Happy Halloween!

CAVE Academy at Filmakademie

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