CSC 430: Digital Special Effects
Covers aspects of digital image and video representation and manipulation for motion-picture visual effects. Topics include image storage and compression, film and video formats, compositing, filtering, scripting for graphics and visual effects, photorealistic lighting and rendering, virtual cinematography, camera tracking, and particle effects.
(CSC 231 and CSC 220) or (FST 302 and FST 220)
The VES Handbook of Visual Effects
edited by Jeffery A. Okun and Susan Zwerman
The Art and Science of Digital Compositing
Learning Maya: The Special Effects Handbook
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