A new frontier for design |

A new frontier for design

George Town, 3 January – Be part of an exclusive intake as you master the art of visual effects in KDU Penang University’s (KDU Penang) new two-year course. Be under the guidance of industry experts as you prepare to enter this exciting field!

As part of a partnership with Korea’s Dongseo University, KDU Penang University College is offering Advanced Diploma in Visual Effects; where those passionate about design, art, animation, games and visual effects can develop themselves into excellent VFX professionals. Aiming towards creative and artistically inclined individuals, this programme is ideal for those looking for both theoretical and practical training in animation and VFX.

While using high-end industry standard software, students will develop the core skills and techniques to create VFX assets. They will also gain an understanding of best practice through feedback and guidance from VFX professionals Under the new programme, students get the best learning experiences in both institutions, with an expert faculty and state-of-the-art facilities, so they are industry-ready upon graduation.

Dr. Chong Beng Keok, Vice Chancellor of KDU Penang, said, “This programme is developed by educators who are award-winners and have deep connection with the industry across the globe. By enrolling in this programme, you will be surrounded by dynamic creative community and learn from idea-intensive, creative professionals”.

“The new double-degree programme provide comprehensive training in digital content production, including informatics-based methods, within the game, digital animation and audio-effect industries. By expanding on its programme offerings to meet industry demands, we offer more opportunities for students to venture into the creative multimedia industry”, she added.

Broad concepts covered in this course include story and script development, character design, storyboard, 3D modeling, texturing, lighting, animation and rendering. Related elements will include special effects, sound and post production.

For more enquiries on the Advanced Diploma in Visual Effects, visit KDU Penang at its Jalan Anson campus or call 04-238 6368 now.