Special Effects Essentials

An introductory level master course looking all facets of  the Physical sfx department in top level film making.

Course Summary

  • Health and safety
  • Showing different examples from movies
  • How to achieve the effects
  • Handling of small machinery.
  • Different materials and samples involved
  • General effects
  • SFX team structure
  • Different roles and responsibilities (from trainees to supervisors)

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  • Duration 2 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £349

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Special Effects Essentials Master course

Led by the best Special Effects Supervisor in the industry, Neil Corbolud, and his team, this two day Special Effects Essentials Master course will take you through all aspects of the SFX department. Providing an overall view of the department, this workshop will provide you with valuable insights into the industry and how to forge a successful career.  On this course, you will build your technical knowledge and a diverse range of skills. Attending will equip you with the basic principles of SFX and of how the department works.

The workshop is a way to ease yourself into the industry. This could be your passport to launching a career. Sit alongside like-minded people and industry professionals to plot your path into SFX

Who is this for?

Pro or career beginner, the Physical sfx the essentials master course is structured to equip you with the skills needed to succeed in this Department. Pro or career beginner alike will benefit from teaching delivered by an abundance of experts throughout the course.

This is an opportunity not to be missed. Develop skills that aren’t taught at university. If you’re serious about working in the SFX Department for film, this is the course to energise your ambitions. Ideal for those with some previous engineering experience. 

If you need financial support towards the cost of this training there are options available to you. Have a look at our Funding guide for more information. 

If you need advice on available travel and accommodation options to attend this training then have a look at our accommodation and Travel guide here. 

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