Film FX

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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 (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

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

The University of Bolton

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

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

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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The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Space Digital
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Saddington Baynes
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with The Farm Group
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Screenclay FX
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Foundry
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Industrial Light & Magic
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Flipbook Studio
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with BlueBolt
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Union
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Studio Lidell
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Cinesite
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Peerless
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Real Time
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The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with DNEG
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Framestore
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with NVizible
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with MPC
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Freefolk
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Cloth Cat Animation
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Weta Digital
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Gelato
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with One of Us
The University of Bolton Special and Visual Effects School is proud to be accredited with Jellyfish

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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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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What Can i Do with a FilmFX Degree

What can I do with a Film FX degree?

13 Apr 20

Under our Film FX subject area umbrella, there is a wide range of courses with very specific job prospects. Here we will look at the main areas in more depth so you know what type of career you could enjoy after graduating from these res...

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Off to La La Land

12 Jun 19

April saw 50 Special Make-Up Effects students and staff attending a major event in Los Angeles.

Monsterpalooza is an American multi-genre convention focusing on horror, creatures and makeup work which draws tens of thousands of att...

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