Visual Effects

Higher Education Diploma, 120 credits

Location & housing: Eksjö

Start date: August 20, 2018

Industrial Placement

Do you want to work as the future visual effects artist in the film and advertising industry? If your answer is yes then we are looking for somebody like you. During the two years of studying we take you through the visual effects processes and challenge you with situations where you need to cooperate and collaborate with different professions within film and advertising productions.

We use different softwares as tools to re-create ideas and our goal is to navigate you through the processes and the techniques behind visual effects. You will learn how to solve upcoming issues through set time frames also how to make your workflow more efficient when producing photorealistic production quality material.

One programme -two tracks

We specialise in the collaboration between the 3D artists and the Compositors who works closely together in real working situations. Taking this to consideration we keep the two profiles under the same roof; Digital Compositing and 3D visualisation. Common for these profiles are courses where you learn the different production phases, time estimation, group dynamics, camera techniques and imagery. Below you can read more about what courses are included in the two profiles.

Read an interview with Sofia Delis, Program Director – Visual Effects, Campus i12

Digital compositing

You focus on the compositing of moving pictures in film- and advertising productions in a creative- , cost effective and production realistic way. You gain insight in the different parts of visual effects and learn how to manage the tools you need. For example, removing ropes holding an actor up in the air or producing set extensions and learning how to integrate rendered 3D in live action material.


If you choose 3D visualisation you learn how to produce photo realistic 3D in a pre-set time frame with high demand on quality. The productions you set up can be used as both stills and moving images for both advertising and film productions. This includes modeling, texturing, shading, lighting and animating objects and environments for live action plates.

Location & housing

The programme is located to Campus i12 in Eksjö – one of Sweden's primary educators within visual effects. Eksjö is situated about 60 km east of Jönköping. The lectures are conducted mostly by people from the industry which also means that you have a big opportunity to gain a big network throughout the course of your education. We have an international perspective through our international students, lecturers and collaborations with companies from all over the world.
Read more about the location and the accommodation that is offered for international students who have been accepted to the under graduate programme Visual Effects.


2 years, 120 credits. The programme leads up to a Higher Education Diploma with specialisation in Digital Visualization.


Check out this showreel with some nice examples made by our students during their studies and internships.

After the programme you will be Compositor or 3D-artist (depending on which profile you choose).


120 credits



Rate of study


Place of study

Campus i12, Eksjö



Start date

August 20, 2018


General entry requirements include high school diploma.
Proof of English profiency is required. Read more about our English Requirements.

Read more about our Admissions Requirements.


Higher Education Diploma

Tuition fees

120,000 SEK per year

Tuition fees do NOT apply for EU/EEA citizens or exchange students

Year 1

  • CGI Introduction 6 credits
  • Pre Production 6 credits
  • Digital Image Management 6 credits
  • Post Production I, Flows and Processes 6 credits

Profile: Digital Compositing

  • Compositing I, 9 credits
  • Rotoscoping and Plate Preparation, 9 credits
  • Compositing II, 9 credits
  • On Set Supervision DC, 9 credits

Profile: 3D visualisation

  • 3D I, 9 credits
  • 3D Animation, 9 credits
  • 3D II, 9 credits
  • On Set Supervision 3D, 9 credits

Year 2

  • Post Production II, Flows and Processes, 9 credits
  • Research Methods and Communication, 6 credits
  • Final Project Work, 9 credits
  • Industrial Placement Course, 27 credits

Profile: Digital Compositing

  • Compositing III, 9 credits

Profile: 3D visualization

Elective courses

  • 3D III - Technical Direction, 9 credits
  • 3D III - Look Development, 9 credits

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