The Short Term courses at MAAC are designed to give you a jump start into the 3D Animation, Visual Effects and Computer Graphics Industry. A clear and concise course curriculum delivered by means of practical lectures, frequent workshops and seminars ensures you take the shortest and best path to your successful career in this Industry.

Short-term courses

DFM: Digital Film Making

MAAC’s Digital Film Making course is the first step into the entertainment & media industry. The course focuses on various concepts of Film Making. Software taught include: Adobe Photoshop™, Adobe After Effects™, Adobe Soundbooth™, Adobe Premiere™, and more.

Course duration: 6 Months
 Course Covers
  • Pre-Production
  • Concepts of Film Making
  • Clay Animation
  • Digital Design
  • Basics of Compositing
  • Sound Editing
  • Concepts of Non-Linear Editing

MAX  Pro

Duration: 6 Months • 144 Hours

MaxPro is a custom made course focusing on the software Autodesk 3dsmaxTM. The course covers training on Modeling, Shading, Lighting, Particle Dynamics and Animation using Autodesk 3dsmaxTM. The course also includes training in the basic to advanced levels of this software

Course Content

  • Introduction to 3D World
  •  3D Design and Modeling
  •  Look development
  •  Lighting & Dynamics
  •  Character set up & Skinning
  •  Character Animation



Duration :8 Months + 4 Months for specialization

MayaPro takes students through the nuances of Modeling, Texturing, Lighting, Rigging, FX & Animation using the industry leading software Autodesk Maya™. Autodesk Mudbox™ is also integrated in the course for students to understand the sculpting techniques in Computer Graphics. Students will also be given an opportunity to do a specialisation to further enhance their particular skill-sets.

Course Content

  •  3D Design and Modeling
  •  Digital Sculpting
  •  Advanced Look development
  •  CG Lighting
  •  Particles & Dynamics
  •  Hair & Fur and Cloth
  •  Character set up & Skinning
  •  Character Animation
  •  Specialisation: 4 Months • 96 Hours



Duration : 6 Months

S3D is a Career program that prepares students to become experts in 3D stereoscopic filmmaking. Learn to create special 3D effects for movies. Work with industry-preferred software like Adobe Photoshop, Nuke, Mocha, Adobe After Effects & more.

Course Content:

    • Digital Enhancement
    • Basics of Compositing
    • Concepts of stereoscopy
    • Clean plate creation
    • Rotoscopy
    • Planar Tracking
    • Depth creation for 2D/3D conversion
    • Advanced Node based Compositing
    • Matchmoving

ADS: Advanced Digital Sculpting

Course duration: 2 Months

Learn to use sculpting software in various industries

The course covers the use of sculpting in the production workflow. Students learn digital sculpting techniques & the leading software used in various industries.

Course Content:

  • 3D Sculpting
  • Character Design
  • 3D Illustrations
  • Form Development
  • Pipeline Integration with Autodesk 3dsmax™/Autodesk Maya™

Advanced Compositing in Nuke & Mocha

Course duration: 2 Months

High-end VFX compositing & stereoscopic pipelineNuke is used in movies such as Inception, Avatar, Eclipse, Alice in Wonderland, 2012, 127 Hours & more.

The course covers the entire process of high-end VFX compositing & stereoscopic pipeline using software like Nuke & Mocha.

Course Content:

  • Live Action Compositing
  • Stereoscopic Pipeline
  • Rotoscopy
  • 3D Camera Projection
  • 3D Camera Tracking