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Diploma in 3D Production (Level 6)

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40 weeks

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This qualification is designed for learners who want to acquire skills for a career in 3D animation, including modelling and texturing, essentials in animation processes, technical artistry, and visual effects. This 40 week programme provides learners with the skills to take up an entry-level position or continue study.

Want a career in 3D production? This is where it starts.

Combine artistry with the latest technology and get the skills you need to turn your creative concepts into compelling images that capture the essence of movement, bringing characters and scenes to life.

Learn techniques in character modelling, rigging and character animation, and use dynamics and particles, with cloth and fluid simulations, to achieve impressive visual effects. With sophisticated lighting and rendering techniques, create work with a professional polish.

You’ll use industry-based processes throughout the year, from creating conceptual artwork and storyboards to building a showreel that reflects your talent and skills.

As a Houdini Certified School (one of only three in New Zealand) Yoobee graduates who use Houdini are eligible to receive commercial version free for 6 months to a year depending on the version you choose to go with.

You will learn:

Modelling and Texturing

Technical Artist


Visual Effects

Entry criteria

Students must be 18 years of age or older and have successfully completed the Level 5 Diploma in Digital Design - Animation and Film Production, or have a portfolio assessed by the Head of Faculty.

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate English language proficiency at the level of IELTS 6.0.

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