Digital VFX Production

The Master Digital VFX Production is the 3D, Visual Effects and Compositing track in collaboration with 22Dogs

The Master of Digital VFX Production is a comprehensive course aimed at fans of Films, TV Series and Commercials that integrate 3D and Special Effects. The VFX course is in collaboration with 22Dogs, a leading company in Italy in the Special Effects industry. The goal of the course is to train artists ready for the working world, make students understand image processing and alteration both static and animated, working at an integrated level both with elements shot from life and in 3D and 2D Computer Graphics.

By participating in this Master's program, you will obtain:

  • Rainbow Academy Certificate of Attendance
  • Autodesk Certification

  • To learn more, attend the next Open Day
Digital VFX Production

Course Objectives and Competencies

Realization of a full animation shot Personal portfolio production
Production workflow management

Professional opportunities

3D Artist Generalist, VFX Artist specializing in Compositing

Instrumentation needed

Online attendance requires:
Computer, stable Internet connection, headset with microphone, webcam.

Minimum PC Requirements: Microsoft® Windows® 10 -- Processor: Intel Core i7 12th Gen or AMD Ryzen equivalent
Ram at least 32GB -- Minimum Video Card: Nvidia RTX 3050/3060 or higher
MAC is not recommended.



High school diploma
Basic computer skills and excellent command of PC use. Basic knowledge of Photoshop (interface, masks and layers).


  • Maya
  • Substance Painter
  • Nuke
  • Photoshop
  • Arnold


Included in tuition you will have workshops in ZBrush, Python and Motion Capture

Departure Course start October 21, 2024 ・ 7 Places available
Duration 8 months - 350 hours
Frequency Monday - Wednesday - Friday ・ h: 9:00 - 13:00
Didactics Online
Cost 7,900 (including statutory charges)

Choose the payment method you prefer: lump sum or installment. Learn more about how to apply for financing

Courses that are short in duration and cost less than €1,000 do not require funding.
Open days are not required for Zbrush and After Effects courses, just request information on the contact page about that course and request registration documents.

Enrollment procedure

1. Attend the Open Day

The first step is to attend the OPEN DAY. Reserve your spot

2. Support the interview

Afterwards, you will be able to take the one-on-one interview with those in charge of the Academy's Orientation Department.

3. Confirm your enrollment

You will be able to request enrollment documents from our secretary's office.

4. Choose the payment method

Choose the payment method you prefer: lump sum or installment. Learn more about how to apply for financing

Courses of short duration and costing less than €1,000 do not provide funding.


Digital VFX Production

Educational Program

Production Workflow

It starts with the basics to understand the process and the rules that guide it

Introduction to Maya

Using the international market-leading software Autodesk Maya, the first props begin to be produced


During the development of the polygonal model, we will focus on topology, mesh optimization and artistic rendering


Creation of a system of controls useful for the operation and movement of the asset present in the scene


Starting from the basic principles we work on the chambers and animation applied to the model

Lighting and Rendering

Realistic visual rendering is the main focus of this module, relying on Arnold processing high-resolution images for post production


Working module on Nuke, starting with the basics of Digital Compositing

Advanced Compositing

More advanced processing to better understand Compositing

Additional Tools and Plugins

New tools and increasingly high-performance plug-ins come alongside the artist to simulate and speed up productive work

Advanced Workshops

Module dedicated to in-depth study of software such as Zbrush, programming basics in Python and Motion Capture workshops

Final Portfolio and Reel Production

The Showreel is the business card of any graphic designer, representing the best of his or her artistic and technical but also communicative skills to show to companies