VFX Shot Creation from Scratch with Maya and After Effects

VFX Shot Creation from Scratch with Maya and After Effects


  • Passion and Good Follow-Through
  • Basic Understanding of the Autodesk Maya interface
  • Basic Understanding of the Adobe After Effects interface
  • Basic Understanding of the Adobe Photoshop interface


Learn how to create a visual effects shot from scratch by being a part of an unfolding, untold story.

The First “Filmtorial®” of Its Kind in MOOC Industry & Possibly, the World.

Using 3 different graphics software to solve footage shot from a mere mobile phone, learn by actually watching a short film story unfold whilst helping the story’s main character create the final visual effects shot through the course’s step-by-step guide to 3D modelling, texturing, animation, 2D tracking and compositing.

Why This Course?

  • Taught by a real professional in the visual effects and film industry who worked on actual Hollywood blockbusters
  • Actually be able to create your own visual effects shots from scratch, using your own mobile phone to capture usable footage
  • Learn only what is necessary to be able to see a shot from pre-production to final rendering of visual effects
  • Major and innovative leading course of a series of other more advanced visual effects tricks, tips and methods
  • Participate in a new e-learning movement and style of learning by watching and being a part of the short film as student characters

It’s like 3 courses and a movie ticket, for the price of 1 course.

You will Learn How:

  • To use Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects effectively, based on the case shot provided
  • To plan to shoot your own custom visual effects shots
  • To solve problems with real world film shots and post-production scenarios

Whether you’re a filmmaker, movie-goer or just an avid e-learner, be one of the first few students to experience a new style and movement of learning how to create your own visual effects shot from absolutely nothing.

Even if you don’t want to become a visual effects artist, at least you will enjoy the film and experience.

© 2016 Vicki Lau

Who this course is for:

  • Film students and graduates interested in visual effects post-production
  • Professionals from other industries looking to learn visual effects post-production
  • Aspiring or new filmmakers
  • Movie-goers or short film lovers
  • Students of the instructor’s other VFX courses
  • General students looking to learn something new in an interesting way


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