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Unreal Engine 5 Essentials: A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide

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2 weeks

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Commitment

40 hours / week

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About the course | speaker

Explore the essentials of Unreal Engine 5 in an engaging manner by crafting a lifelike game-ready environment. Unreal Engine stands out as a favoured choice in AAA studios, spanning applications from gaming to architecture, product design, and filmmaking.

Upon completing this course, you will have mastered the foundational aspects of Unreal Engine 5, guiding you through the creation of your own realistic environment via easy-to-follow instructional videos. Acquire the skills to employ the same workflow and techniques for your future projects.

Develop proficiency in navigating the Engine and applying key concepts, regardless of whether you are a game developer, programmer, artist, or designer. No prior experience is required, as you witness the simplicity of initiation and the rapid pace at which you can bring your own game ideas to life.

Benefit from my extensive experience in both game development and teaching, as I impart best practices for Unreal Engine 5. The emphasis extends beyond mere aesthetics; you’ll also learn to optimise your games for high performance, utilising various optimization tools.

About The Trainer:

Harsh Chaturvedi, currently serves as CG lead at The Mill and a Trainer at Technicolor Creative Studio and works. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Animation & Multimedia from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Ranchi. With more than 11 years of extensive experience in the fields of Computer Graphics (CG) and Visual Effects (VFX), Harsh has dedicated over 6 years to imparting his knowledge through training.

His passion lies in guiding, interacting with, and motivating students to refine their skills, ultimately helping them realise and achieve their dreams. Harsh takes immense joy in contributing to the growth and development of aspiring individuals in the field of animation and multimedia.

Recommended skills

  • Basic understanding of 3D applications i.e Maya, 3D Max, Blender.
  • Reliably understand and apply feedback from Team leads and supervisors.
  • Possess a strong understanding of poly count, mesh flow, UV, Texture, and rig.
  • Should be able to work with all kinds of characters, sets and facial blend shapes.
  • Adequate knowledge of Texture, shading, lighting, and rigging.
  • Attention to high-quality details.
  • Create and collect appropriate references for each new task.
  • Good time management

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 Creative Studios community

Who can apply

  • Recent graduates of a VFX-related program or entry/junior level candidates with some experience looking for their first break in the VFX industry
  • Candidates who are ready to cross the bridge from learning to a professional career

How to enrol

  • Apply with your department-specific demo reel and CV attached
  • Provide the information required in the pre-screening questionnaire
  • Your eligibility is based on the location to which you apply; the Admissions team will review if you are eligible and willing to work in that location after the virtual course
  • All applicants must complete a standardized skills test provided by the Admissions team
  • Receive feedback on results and revise if necessary
  • Complete a brief interview with an Admissions or Academy team member
  • Admissions team will confirm your enrolment in the designated course’s start date

Virtual workstations

We use the Teradici remote desktop client to connect to our Cloud Virtual workstations, which will run on almost any computer with the following operating systems: Windows, macOS and Linux.

You will need at least a 10MB broadband connection (20mb+ recommended).

Our cloud workstations provide all required software and course assets.

Minimum Requirements

  • Laptop or workstation with webcam, microphone and speakers/headset
  • External monitor with HD resolution
  • 3-button mouse
  • 10mb/s Broadband (20MB+ recommended)
  • Wacom tablet – list of Teradici compatible models here

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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