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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

    Shooting Texture and Look Development Reference 1002

    This on-demand short course will teach you how to shoot texture and look development reference for VFX, animation and games projects.
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    Shooting HDRIs and Panoramas 1002

    This on-demand short course will teach you how to shoot HDRIs for lighting under shoot conditions, and panoramas that can be used for texture and DMP/environment work.
  • CAVE

    Introduction to Cameras and Lenses 1002

    This on-demand short course will give you an overview of using cameras and lenses with a leaning towards VFX data capture.
  • CAVE

    Onset Data Acquisition 1004

    05.10.2021 - 20.12.2021
    This online course will teach you the skills to acquire industry-standard data for Visual Effects, Feature Animation and Games.
  • OWT

    Introduction to Character Modelling 1002

    This on-demand course will introduce you to character modelling techniques to create a production-ready asset.
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    Camera Realism 1001

    Throughout this in-person course, we will explore how a real-world camera sees the world. By having a greater understanding of cameras, lenses and photography, you’ll have the knowledge to create photorealistic images for VFX, Games or Real-Time projects.
  • CAVE

    Photoreal Compositing using Nuke 1001

    During this in-person course, you'll learn a range of established high-end techniques in photoreal VFX compositing, using Foundry Nuke.
  • CAVE

    CG and VFX Overview 1002

    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.
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    Unreal for the Automotive Industry 1002

    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 the interface and the mechanics of the application, how to create materials, set up your lighting, and author your project to create a cinematic.

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

Featured internship

Clear Angle Studios – Capture Assistant Internship

If you are a fan of working onset, cameras, lenses, scanning, films, VFX and games, then this is the 4-week internship for you.
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CAVE Academy Studio Space WIP 1001

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