Visual Effects

120 Credits | 2 years | Start date: Autumn 2018 | Degree: Higher Education Diploma

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.


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 programme, and have a look at some student project works at the website of Campus I12external link, opens in new window.


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

Internationellt perspektiv


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

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

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Meet Zsófia from Hungary

The visual effects programme is located in Eksjö, a small town 60 km east of Jönköping, and I have loved it here. We have been a tight group, a mix of international and Swedish students. Over time we have become very close, almost like a family. During the second year there have been internships ...

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”The Academy Award was a dream come true.”

Today I’ve got big productions like The Jungle Book – for which I was awarded an Oscar, Alien Covenant and Pirates of the Caribbean on my CV. I live and work in Montreal with the opportunity to work at MPC’s locations in London, Vancouver, LA and Bangalore. The fact that MPC, one of the world’s biggest ...

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Credits: 120,0 hp
Level: Undergraduate
Rate of study: Full-time
Place of study: Campus i12, Eksjö 
Language: English
Start date: Autumn 2018
Application code: HJ-KU011
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

Courses within the programme

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

For questions please contact

Contact Persons:
Sofia Delis, Programme Manager
+46 36-101857
Sofia Fransson, Programme Coordinator
+46 381-361 62

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