Sunday, May 30, 2010

FX School expands international footprint, partners with FXPHD


Providing students access to a truly international studio calibre training program

Mumbai, May 28, 2010: FX School enters into an exclusive partnership with FXPHD to offer the best visual effects and CG training the world has to offer, to the students of Mumbai. Through this partnership, FXPHD will bring its excellent studio calibre training to the students and FX School will add localization to what is otherwise a purely online self-learning course. FX School will provide the infrastructure and facilities that students will need to learn and practice also giving students an opportunity to capture their own footage through use of its professional studio facilities and equipments rather than use only those provided in the course. Furthermore, students whose primary language is not English will also now have easy access to this training.

Commenting on this partnership, Mr. Abhyudaya Morarka, Director, FX School said, “Our partnership with FXPHD is yet another solid step toward realizing our mission of providing the best CG – VFX edu-training in India and becoming the de facto Gold Standard in the industry.” Present at the occasion to signify this partnership is David Edgar, founder and senior management of FXPHD along with Leonard Coster, a mentor at FXPHD.

FXPHD is a vfx, production, post-production training program led by professionals which offers both application and craft-based courses. The curriculum includes courses in applications such as Nuke, Flame, Maya, Houdini, After Effects, Final Cut, Color, and more. FXPHD’s goal is to provide structured training which builds term upon term in a modular fashion. A perfect match in realizing this goal is FX School, a high-end quality institute that offers specialized education programmes in the fields of animation, visual effects, photography and digital filmmaking. Equipped with world class infrastructure and being the first institute in India to have a production-ready environment including a state-of-the-art chroma studio, fully-equipped practice labs and art rooms, FX School offers an inspirational learning environment which results in students graduating as polished, industry-ready professionals poised to start from at the top.


About FXPHD

FXPHD is a vfx, production, post-production training program led by professionals. They offer both application and craft-based courses. Their curriculum includes courses in applications such as Nuke, Flame, Maya, Houdini, After Effects, Final Cut, Color, and more. Their goal is to provide structured training which builds term upon term in a modular fashion.

Members of FXPHD -- called postgrads -- have access to the high quality footage from FXPHD shoots as well as other effects material, such as traditional 2D animation and advanced multi-pass 3D render. This allows the users to create their own composites and build shots for their reels under the instruction of FXPHD Professors. Footage ranges from NTSC and PAL all the way up to 4:4:4 1920x1080 imagery.

Over the history of FXPHD, they have grown to become the leading online subscription site for high-end post-production training. Over 90% of FXPHD’s members rate FXPHD a "brilliant" or "great" value for their money -- with the same percentage rating their course professors "great" or "exceptional".


No comments:

Post a Comment