Film FX

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BDes (Hons) Special Effects for Film and Television
Full-time
Mode of study
3
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Effects Modelmaking for Film and Television
Full-time
Mode of study
3
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Make-up Effects for Film and TV
Full-time
Mode of study
3
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Visual Effects and Animation
Full-time
Mode of study
3
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Full-time
Mode of study
12
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries: Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Full-time
Mode of study
12
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Effects Modelmaking for Film and Television with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Make-up Effects for Film and TV with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

The University of Bolton

MA (Specialist Title) for Creative Industries
Part-time
Mode of study
24
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism)
Part-time
Mode of study
24
24 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA /MSc Professional Practice (Specialism): Extended
Full-time
Mode of study
18
18 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

MA Film FX Creative Practice
Full-time
Mode of study
12
12 months
Duration

The University of Bolton

Welcome to Film FX

How great would it be to turn your special and visual effects passion into a career? Based in the Centre for Film FX, the special and visual effects courses at the University of Bolton are designed to ensure that you are provided with all the skills and knowledge to graduate as a proficient special or visual effects professional.


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Welcome to “Unlocked”

Our virtual show designed to promote and celebrate the creative work that has been produced by students from across the School of the Arts throughout this memorable academic year. Within the confines of lockdown, students have been exceptionally busy and have used their talents and determination to overcome the restrictions of recent months. “Unlocked” captures the huge energy and commitment of our students to creatively reach beyond the barriers behind which they have been living to achieve their goals.

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Testimonials

Adam Jackson - Compositor at BlueBolt

Visual Effects & Animation | 2017

"The University of Bolton produces an exceptional standard of graduate, because the course structure and content is so finely in tune with current industry practices, and gives them an amazing work ethic that is vital for a VFX studio environment."

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Rebecca Albrecht

Special FX for Film & TV | 2017

"The University of Bolton’s Special Effects course is fantastic way to explore new creative skills to an industry standard. I have especially enjoyed being able to pick my own projects and really tailor the brief to my needs; allowing me to explore everything from 3D modelling, sculpting and 3D printing to creating snap moulds for makeup prosthetics. It’s also great to have access to a variety of staff with industry knowledge on hand, to really help make your projects next level and ready for your graduating portfolio."

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News

Film FX Model Making Student University of Bolton

What a career in Film FX looks like

03 Jun 20

Deciding on a career path can seem like a tremendous task to begin with. After studying multiple subjects for years, you finally have an idea about what you enjoy learning and potentially a career to pursue. The next step is to look for ...

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The four main areas of visual effects

26 May 20

Being able to convey a storyline, or a message has always been important in creating a good film or TV series, but now with HD and 4K screens, people aren’t just looking for a tale to be told. There is a growing emphasis on quality, cr...

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The benefit of working closely with industries

07 May 20

Studying for a degree can seem like a tall order, with plenty to revise, learn and recite some students start to ask how this knowledge will help them after they graduate. But at the University of Bolton, our students are equipped with m...

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Special Effects for Film and Television course highlights

04 May 20

Visual Effects & Special Effects for films are powerful storytelling tools that help us create more engaging stories in our video productions. Our highly practical Special Effects for Film and TV degree explores a wide range of speci...

University of Bolton Film FX Blog

The best special effects movies to watch during isolation

01 May 20

It would be an understatement to suggest that many people in the country currently have a lot of time on their hands. While plenty struggle to find ways to fill their time, others are starting new hobbies or working on bettering themselv...

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Films that changed the industry

23 Apr 20

We all love seeing special effects in movies, but did you know that some of the special effects we know and love today like the green screen and virtual reality came out of earlier films such as King Kong and The Terminator?

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