About the Course

The 10-month Specialist Diploma in Visual Effects has been developed in collaboration with industry partners such as SideFX to provide participants with in-depth competency in procedural workflow using SideFX Houdini, a critical tool used in animation, games, and visual effects. The programme is designed to equip participants with knowledge of procedural workflow via strong foundation in Houdini. With two project modules, participants can propose and apply their skills to practical situations that suit their current or interested domains.

Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Conceptualise, plan for, and organize CG production pipeline using procedural workflow
  • Analyse and synthesise 3D procedural assets creation & visual effects for the digital media platform
  • Utilize cross platform technology to enhance the multi-disciplinary production pipeline
  • Identify opportunities to take visual effects beyond current norms of digital media
  • Design and innovate using procedural techniques to develop time efficient methods in digital media productions

What You'll Study


Upon successful completion of all module requirements, you will be awarded with the Specialist Diploma in Visual Effects. We are the only Houdini Certified Polytechnic in Asia Pacific.

You would be able to move forward in your digital media career in games, movies or any Digital Media production with knowledge in procedural workflow.