Discover The Magic Of Rotoscopy
Unlock your inner artist and venture into the mesmerizing world of animation and VFX. Rotoscopy is an intricate and sophisticated technique that lies at the very core of the industry, enabling the seamless integration of computer-generated images and effects into live-action footage.
Immerse yourself in the fundamental principles of rotoscopy with our industry-leading course. From various rotoscoping techniques to professional workflows and industry-standard tools, you will gain a mastery of the skills, knowledge, and tools required to execute this task with accuracy and finesse.
Our rotoscopy course is designed for students with prior subject knowledge seeking to advance their artistic abilities. You will learn to trace live-action footage frame-by-frame to create precise matte or masks for compositing, allowing you to integrate CG elements into live-action scenes flawlessly.
This comprehensive course will give you an in-depth understanding of this art form and help you develop the skills required to excel in your field. Our expert instructors will guide you through the process, sharing their wealth of experience and knowledge to help you reach your full potential.
- Learn about the history and principles of rotoscopy and the software used in this fascinating process.
- Explore techniques such as motion tracking, keyframe animation, and shape-based rotoscoping that enable you to create precise masks for objects with complex shapes and intricate details.
- The importance of collaboration, time management, organization, and communication in post-production allows you to navigate the workflow easily.
- Creating top-class roto for achieving natural and seamless compositing and colour grading.
- Knowledge of industry-standard tools [can add the tools we will be teaching-Wait for approval] [such as mocha, PFTrack, and Rotobrush], enabling you to execute rotoscoping tasks smoothly and effectively.
- Guides you in creating a professional-level portfolio showcasing your creative abilities.
Why Specialize in Rotoscopy?
Enrol in a rotoscoping course to significantly impact your career prospects and earning potential.
The animation and VFX industry is growing rapidly, with a projected CAGR of 12.1% between 2020 and 2025. This growth creates a high demand for skilled professionals, including rotoscoping experts.
According to Payscale, the average salary for a rotoscoping artist is around 3 Lakhs per year. However, with experience and expertise, professionals in this field can earn salaries ranging from 2Lakhs - 10Lakhs per year.
Rotoscoping is a specialized skill that requires extensive knowledge of software and techniques. By enrolling in a rotoscoping course, you can develop a deep understanding of the subject and acquire specialized skills that can set you apart from other VFX skill sets.
Rotoscoping is an essential skill in the VFX industry, and professionals with this skill are in high demand. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the employment of multimedia artists and animators is projected to grow by 4% by 2029.
Rotoscoping courses use industry-standard software like Nuke and Silhouette, which are widely used in the animation and VFX industries. Learning these software tools can help you stay updated with the latest industry trends and techniques, making you more competitive in the job market.
Enrolling in a rotoscoping course can help you develop your professional skills and broaden your knowledge base. You can learn from industry experts and gain hands-on experience with industry-standard software, which can help you grow in your career.
Unlock the Door to Your Dream Job
In our journey with a student, we ensure that along with top-notch skills in rotoscopy, they get access to the best job opportunities in the industry. Upon completing our rotoscopy course, students are welcomed into our placement assistance program, where our dedicated team works tirelessly to help them take the next step in their careers.
We have built a strong placement assistance program where students can access exclusive job opportunities. Additionally, we help students prepare for interviews, refine their resume, and even arrange mock interviews to ensure they are well-prepared and confident.
What Our Alumni Say?
- I have always been passionate about VFX, and AVGCI’s rotoscopy course was the perfect opportunity to realise my dream. The course content was engaging and practical, and the trainers were always available to offer guidance and support.
- The placement assistance program helped me secure a job that is more inclined to my skills and has wonderful career growth. And I couldn’t be happier to have a wonderful start to my career.
- Enrolling in the rotoscopy course at AVGCI has given me access to extensive in-depth subject knowledge. The trainers were supportive and helped me overcome any obstacles during this challenging course. I could acquire skills and knowledge that enabled me to excel in my career.
An advanced rotoscoping course is typically designed for professionals with a solid foundation in the basic principles of rotoscopy and looking to enhance their skills and knowledge further.
- Overview of the basic principles of rotoscopy, including masking, keyframing, and tracking.
- Review common tools and software used in rotoscoping, such as Adobe After Effects, Silhouette, and Mocha Pro.
- Hands-on practice exercises to reinforce concepts.
- Advanced masking techniques, including B-Spline and bezier shapes, motion tracking with Mocha, and roto-painting.
- Techniques for dealing with challenging rotoscoping scenarios, such as motion blur, hair, and complex object interaction.
- Best practices for creating clean and accurate mattes include edge feathering and spill suppression.
- Techniques for rotoscoping for different scenarios, such as VR, 3D stereoscopic, and green screen compositing.
- Best practices for using rotoscoping for high-quality compositing include fine-tuning edges, colour correction, and lighting adjustments.
- Workflow optimization techniques, such as using plugins, scripting, and expressions.
- Advanced compositing techniques using rotoscoping, including integrating live-action footage with CG elements, matte painting, and motion graphics.
- Techniques for compositing with multiple rotoscope elements and maintaining consistency throughout the composite.
- Using rotoscoping for visual effects in film and video, such as explosions, fire, and destruction.
- Overview of industry-standard rotoscoping practices and workflows.
- Best practices for collaborating with other post-production team members, such as directors, cinematographers, and VFX supervisors.
- Ethics and legal considerations in rotoscoping and compositing.
- Applying learned techniques to real-world projects.
- Personal project development with instructor guidance and critique.
- Peer review and critique sessions.
- Creation of a complex rotoscoping and compositing project using advanced techniques learned throughout the course.
- Presentation and critique of the final project in class, with an opportunity for feedback from industry professionals.
The course is supplemented with guest lectures from industry professionals, workshops, and screenings of relevant films and videos. Additionally, we offer certification and credits toward continuing education requirements for professional development.