Intro to Production Modeling

A 6-week course in which students experience the expectations, techniques, and knowledge required for modeling in a production pipeline

Intro to Production Modeling
COURSE OVERVIEW

Create models for a production pipeline


COURSE OVERVIEW
COURSE OVERVIEW
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN

The more you know, the better.


Intro to Production Modeling
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
Instructor

Taking your skills to the next level

  • Chris O’Connell has over 20 years of experience working in several fields, such as Post Production, Video Games, Vfx and Animation. Moving around from New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Vancouver he has worked on several projects and films, which include Captain America, Oz the great and powerful, Sherlock Holms, Moana, Big Hero Six, Frozen 2 and Encanto. He was fortunate to be a part of the talented team that created two Oscar winners for Best Animated Film, Frozen and Zootopia.

    While working primarily as a modeler for most of his career. In the past few years he has specialized in environments as an Environment Modeling lead. Learning the pipeline, process and working with multiple departments to broaden his career.

    Other positions he has had are Modeling instructor at the Art Institute, Mentor and currently working at Walt Disney Animation Studios

    Career Highlights: Taking the plunge and moving to Los Angeles. First break in the film and Animation industry at IMD 2007. Working on Frozen at Walt Disney Animation Studios.

  • New label

    Min-Yu Chang is currently a senior Modeler at Pixar Animation Studios since 2020 with credits include “Lightyear” (2022), “Luca”(2021). Previous to working at Pixar, Min-Yu started his career at Tippett Studio making CG animals and digital doubles for live-action films before he spent almost 15 years at DreamWorks Animation as a senior Modeler, worked on both characters and environment assets for franchise such as “Shrek”, “Madagascar”, “Trolls”, “Kung Fu Panda”, “How to train your Dragon”, “The Croods” etc. Min-Yu also like to learn and write new tools to import the workflow and he is looking forward to share his production experience with young artists.

fall term registration
Jul 25, 2022 - Oct 11, 2022
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$649
Course Begins
October 7th

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  • Annie Hsu

    Fantastic teacher, I definitely appreciated his prompt feedback and willingness to answer any questions and his positive supportive attitude.

  • Jagrut Kaptan

    I improved very well in terms of Maya modelling and the production workflow. I was not very confident and well learnt in terms of it. I have a better idea of the workflow now.

  • Daria Lezucha

    The course greatly improved my skills and I would strongly recommend it to others looking to start careers in the field. The personal feedback videos (from Vidya) every week were really helpful and critical for improving even further. I also really enjoyed that all classes were live and we could ask questions during them.

  • Andre da Silva

    It gave me a better understanding of the pipeline of production modelling. There is a lot to think about when you’re modelling and this course helped me focus on those key points

  • Joanna

    I sincerely recommend this course to others who want to start a career or develop skills in the field. it gave me a better understanding of the production modeling pipeline and answerd all my questions and doubts. Weekly personal feedback was crucial for me as it brings up the most important topics up-to-date, which allowed me to develop much faster.

  • Vedant

    This course helped me have a clear understanding of the workflow used in the industry. I now have the confidence and skills to model a concept from start to finish while sticking to the production guidelines

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BENEFITS

What makes this learning experience unique?

Personal Feedback
Personal Feedback

Receive personal individual feedback on all submitted assignments from the industry’s best artist.

1+ Year Access
1+ Year Access

Enjoy over 365 days of full course access. This includes all lectures, feedback, and Live Q&A recordings.

Certificate of Completion
Certificate of Completion

Earn a Certificate of Completion when you complete and turn in 80% of course assignments.

Flexible Learning
Flexible Learning

Learn anywhere, anytime, and at your own pace with our online courses.

fall term registration
Jul 25, 2022 - Oct 11, 2022
Only
$649
Course Begins
October 7th