2 Semesters (8 Months)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Graduate Certificate

Program and course delivery

This program is offered in Seneca's hybrid delivery format. Some coursework is online and some must be completed in person. Students will need to come on campus to complete in-person learning requirements.

About the Program

The eight-month Visual Effects for Film and Television program is a leading provider for training in the dynamic and challenging special effects industry. This is a Houdini-certified school and all other software taught (Maya, Nuke) is industry standard. You will work on assignments that mirror the practical work you would do at a VFX studio to create a high-quality portfolio.


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Digital painting and retouching
  • 2D/3D integration
  • 3D modelling, texturing, rendering and lighting
  • 3D tracking
  • Procedural dynamics simulations

Your Career

Graduates of the program can explore the following career options:

  • Digital effects artist
  • Digital compositor
  • Lighting artist

Your knowledge, skills and experiences will enable you to pursue opportunities in the entertainment industry to create visual effects.


  • Visual Effects Society
  • Toronto Animation Arts Festival International (TAAFI)

Student Works and Experiences

Success Story

Amy Daye

“I didn’t in a million years think I’d have the opportunity to travel and go to amazing studios and work on huge movies that people have actually heard of. Opportunities come very quickly out of nowhere, and if you don’t jump on them you’ll regret it.”

Amy Daye
3D Animation, Visual Effects for Film and Television

Read Amy's success story

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