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VFX CERTIFICATIONS

EARN A PROFESSIONAL VFX CERTIFICATION FROM REBELWAY

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Become a Certified VFX Expert

The demand for talented VFX artists has never been greater. By following our learning paths you can showcase your knowledge and earn an official VFX Certification. Our school is trusted by the best VFX studios in the world as a top name in FX education and with a VFX Certification you can prove that you completed your training and know what it takes to create awesome VFX.

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Essential Certifications

Houdini FX Essentials Certification

Time to Completion: 6 Months

 
Our Houdini FX Essentials Certification is designed for anyone who is a beginner to FX inside Houdini. If you are ready to kickstart your VFX career, this is the path for you.
  1. Houdini Fundamentals*
  2. Introduction to Houdini FX

*If you already have experience inside Houdini you may skip Houdini Fundamentals. However, you will not receive a Houdini FX Essentials Certification.

Compositing in Nuke Essentials Certification

Time to Completion: 6 Months

This path is perfect for anyone looking to learn the essentials of compositing inside Nuke. From tracking to green screen, we’ll cover it all in this learning path.

  1. Compositing in Nuke
  2. Advanced Compositing for VFX

Note: You do not need to have experience in Nuke or Houdini before starting this path.

Advanced Certifications

VFX Certification Learning Path - Houdini FX Mastery

Houdini FX Mastery Certification

Time to Completion: 18 Months

 
Our Houdini FX Mastery Certification is the ultimate path for anyone looking to develop well-rounded FX skills and land a dream job in the industry. If you complete this path you will have the skills required to create FX that rivals the best studios in the world.
  1. Magical FX in Houdini
  2. VEX for Houdini Artists
  3. Explosion FX in Houdini
  4. Water FX in Houdini
  5. Destruction FX in Houdini
  6. Sci-Fi Visualizations in Houdini

Our desire is for you to know not just the technical, but also the artistic side of FX. As a result, proof of demo reel and online portfolio is required to earn Houdini FX Mastery Certification. Please send a link to both when requesting a Houdini FX Mastery Certification. Both items will be reviewed and approved by our team.

Note: Completion of the Houdini FX Essentials Certification and the Compositing in Nuke Essentials Certification is recommended (but not required) before starting this learning path. If you are new to FX, we do not recommend starting this path before essential training.

VFX Certification Learning Path - Hollywood FX Certification

Hollywood FX Artist Certification

Time to Completion: 12 Months

 
Have you ever dreamed of working on Hollywood-level productions? If so, our Hollywood FX Artist Certification will give you the skills you need to land a job in the industry. We’ve partnered with the best artists to create a pipeline to your dream job.
  1. Explosion FX in Houdini
  2. Destruction FX in Houdini
  3. Water FX in Houdini
  4. Advanced Houdini FX – Rise

Our desire is for you to know not just the technical, but also the artistic side of FX. As a result, proof of demo reel and online portfolio is required to earn Hollywood FX Artist Certification. Please send a link to both when requesting this certification. Both items will be reviewed and approved by our team.

Note: Completion of the Houdini FX Essentials Certification and the Compositing in Nuke Essentials Certification is recommended (but not required) before starting this learning path. If you are new to FX, we do not recommend starting this path before essential training.

Topic-Based Certifications

Game FX Unreal Engine Certification VFX

Game FX Certification

Time to Completion: 6 Months

 
If you want to get into realtime FX, our Game FX Certification is for you. This is perfect for anyone looking to create FX like those seen in League of Legends, Overwatch, and more.
  1. Stylized FX for Games
  2. Realtime FX for Games and Cinematics

Note: Completion of the Houdini FX Essentials Certification is recommended (but not required) before starting this learning path. If you are new to FX, we do not recommend starting this path before essential training.

VFX Certification Learning Path - Motion Design Certification

Motion Design in Houdini Certification

Time to Completion: 6 Months

 
If you’re more into the artistic side of FX, our Motion Design Path is for you. In this path, you’ll learn how to create magical FX & Sci-Fi HUDs. This is a great path if you want to become a title designer.
  1. Magical FX in Houdini
  2. Sci-Fi Visualizations in Houdini

Note: Completion of the Houdini FX Essentials Certification and the Compositing in Nuke Essentials Certification is recommended (but not required) before starting this learning path. If you are new to FX, we do not recommend starting this path before essential training.

VFX Certification Learning Path - Houdini Simulations Certification

Real-World Simulations Certification

Time to Completion: 12 Months

 
Do you drool at the thought of creating realistic simulations of real-world features? From water to environments, you’ll learn how to create beautiful landscapes in our Real-World Simulation Path.
  1. Environment Creation Using Houdini
  2. Water FX in Houdini
  3. Destruction FX in Houdini
  4. Advanced Houdini FX – Rise

Note: Completion of the Houdini FX Essentials Certification and the Compositing in Nuke Essentials Certification is recommended (but not required) before starting this learning path. If you are new to FX, we do not recommend starting this path before essential training.

VFX Certification Learning Path - Technical Director Certification

Technical Director Certification

Time to Completion: 6 Months

 
If you love the technical side of VFX you’re in good company. Our TD path will teach you all of the coding and technical skills required to get a start as a Technical Director in the industry.
  1. Python for Houdini Artists
  2. VEX for Houdini Artists
  3. Math for FX Artists (Instant Access Course)
  4. Using Solaris in Houdini (Instant Access Course)

Note: Completion of the Houdini FX Essentials Certification is recommended (but not required) before starting this learning path. If you are new to FX, we do not recommend starting this path before essential training.

Ready to Claim Your Certification?

Did you achieve the courses necessary to receive a certification? Just email [email protected]. Our team will be happy to create and send a certification to you. Remember, you must complete all homework lessons and assignments to receive a certification. Miss a course deadline? No worries. You may upload homework assignments after your course is complete.

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VFX Certification FAQs

To receive a certification you must do the following:

  1. Take all of the classes necessary to receive the certificate.
  2. Turn in all of your homework in each course (100% Course Completion).

You may only skip Houdini Fundamentals if you are already experienced inside Houdini. Otherwise, you must watch and complete every listed class in the certification to receive your VFX Certification.

Yes, you can receive as many VFX Certifications as you like. As long as you’ve completed the qualifying courses, you can apply for a certification.

Yes, you may use your certification as proof of your VFX competency on LinkedIn and your Resume. Many studios acknowledge our certifications as proof of your VFX knowledge.

While we do not specifically offer job placements for our alumni, we often post and share alumni-only jobs in our private discord channels. We also prioritize artists with VFX Certifications for potential jobs that pop up around the industry.

The choice to go to a VFX school is an individual’s choice and often depends on a variety of factors including geography, finances, and family situations. While we do appreciate a few VFX schools out there, we have also seen plenty of artists land jobs at studios after completing one of our Advanced Certification paths.

At the end of the day, the choice to attend a VFX school is up to you. But you will also need a great demo reel, good interview skills, and the flexibility to relocate if you want to score a dream job in VFX.

Yes, you can receive a VFX Certification if you retroactively complete all of your homework for a given course. Simply upload all of your homework to your homework portal. Our support personnel may ask for proof of homework, so be prepared to share your work with our team once you request a certificate.

Yes, our online training is certified official training from both SideFX and Autodesk. 

No, unless otherwise stated, you are free to take the courses in any order.

Yes, you can take more than one course at a time, but please be mindful of the prerequisites. If you can only devote part-time hours to a course, we recommend taking only one at a time. If you can dedicate full-time work, you can do up to two at a time.

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