Subject: Special Visual Effects (17 - IGA055)

Basic Information

Scientific or art field:Animacija i vizuelni efekti
Native organizations units

Chair of Animation in Engineering
Course specification

Course is active from 01.10.2010..

Precondition courses

Course idMandatoryMandatory
Character AnimationYesYes

Course which have preconditioned courses Special Visual Effects

Course idMandatoryMandatory
Post-production for AnimationYesYes
Enabling students to solve complex problems in the field of special visual effects.
To apply acquired knowledge in the further educational process as well as in the future professional work.
Lights and Shadows. Dynamics. Particle systems. Liquids simulation. Cloth Modeling. Computer generated hair-style and hair.
Lectures and Practice in the computer laboratory. Consultations. Computer Practice is based on the use of 3D Studio Max and After Effects softwares. During the semester computer animations are done and each student will work on his/her own animation.
Pete DraperDeconstructing the Elements with 3ds Max, Create natural fire, earth, air and water without plug-in2009Autodesk & ElsevierEnglish
Donald House, Devid BreenCloth Modeling and Animation2000A K PetersEnglish
Robert E. McCarthySecrets of Hollywood Special Effects1992Butterworth-HeinemannEnglish
Finch, Ch.The CG Story : Computer-Generated Animation and Special Effects2013The Monacelli PressEnglish
Suffern, K.Ray Tracing from the Ground Up2007A K PetersEnglish
Dinur, E.The Filmmakers Guide to Visual Effects: The Art and Techniques of VFX for Directors, Producers, Editors and Cinematographers2017Focal Press, RoutledgeEnglish
Lanier, L.Compositing Visual Effects in After Effects : Essential Techniques2015Focal Press, RoutledgeEnglish
Gress, J.[digital] Visual Effects and Compositing2015New Riders, san FranciscoEnglish
Perkins, Ch.The After Effects Illusionist : All the Effects in One Complete Guide2012Focal PressEnglish
Kerlow, I.The Art of 3D Computer Animation and Effects2009WileyEnglish
Course activity Pre-examination ObligationsNumber of points
Project taskYesYes15.00
Project taskYesYes15.00
Written part of the exam - tasks and theoryNoYes30.00
Lecture attendanceYesYes5.00
Computer exercise attendanceYesYes5.00
Name and surnameForm of classes
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Obradović Ratko
Full Professor

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Kekeljević Igor
Associate Professor

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Vasiljević Ivana
Assistant Professor

Computational classes
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Mirčeski Filip
Assistant - Master

Computational classes