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Rigging

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Duration

15 weeks

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Commitment

40 hours / week

About the course

This course offers a 15-week comprehensive journey into rigging for visual effects, blending theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice.

Students begin with an introduction to rigging tools and transformations, mastering basic concepts like naming conventions and parent-child relationships. They progress to advanced topics such as set-driven keys, attribute editing, and constraints, gaining proficiency in precise object control and animation.

Practical activities, including boat animation and object attachment, provide realworld application of learned techniques. With expert guidance from Technicolor instructors, students refine their skills in skeleton layout, skinning, and final asset rendering.

By the course’s end, participants emerge equipped with the expertise to excel in rigging for visual effects in the entertainment industry.

Recommended skills

  • Basic understanding of Maya.
  • Basic knowledge of rigging concepts.
  • Knowledge of basic coding is an advantage but not required.
  • A basic understanding of anatomy.

What we offer

  • Intensive training from our industry-leading artists
  • Access to studio-grade virtual workstations, software, and rendering
  • You will be encouraged and coached to create a professional showreel of your work which you can take with you after completing the course
  • Continued access to tutorials after the course
  • A digital badge and certificate to share on your LinkedIn profile
  • Ongoing recruitment opportunities and continued contact with the Technicolor Academy

Who can apply

  • Students currently enrolled in one of our Partnership Program Schools.
  • Candidates who are ready to cross the bridge from learning to a professional career.

Apply now

New start dates are pending for all locations. Explore our learning resources & materials to get a taster of our courses and explore jobs at Technicolor Creative Studios.

Learn from the best in the industry

Our trainers have worked on award-winning projects, including:

The One and Only Ivan

Over 45% of Super Bowl spots in 2022

The Jungle Book

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Life of Pi

The Lion King

Harry Potter

Gravity

The One and Only Ivan

Over 45% of Super Bowl spots in 2022

The Jungle Book

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Life of Pi

The Lion King

Harry Potter

Gravity

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