The Art of Visual Effects in Films

This 3-day course aims to train the participants on how to make visual effects in films; and introduce the history of visual effects and the production process of a Hollywood blockbuster. 

Date and Place
14 – 16 December 2018, from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm in the courses venue in Colors Of Saudi Arabia Forum, Riyadh International Convention & Exhibition Center – RICEC.

Each participant will get certification accredited by SCTH (Saudi colors) and Saudi Films Council



Name: Christoph Roth

A senior VFX Producer with over 16 years of experience in the world of cinematography and art. During his VFX career so far he has produced various nominated Commercials, TV Shows and films including feature film "After Earth", "Rush", "A Most Wanted Man" and his Emmy Award-winning episode for "Game of Thrones" as well as having delivered the 2nd Highest Grossing Movie Worldwide for 2014 - "Guardians Of The Galaxy".

Training Course Topics

- History of VFX: From George Melies to Jungle Book
- Insights into the Production Process of a Hollywood Blockbuster: From Script to Cinema
- Explanation of fundamental VFX terms and methodologies

- Introduction into a CG production pipeline using SideFX Houdini
- Screening of SideFX Houdinis Showreel
- Modeling and Texturing of a Houdini Scene
- Introduction to Animation & Rendering

For this workshop it will be useful for the workshop attendees to bring their Laptops (Apple or Windows), so that we can install the free software Houdini and can do exercises together. Also the participants should bring a mouse with three buttons.

- Walkthrough of Behind the scenes and Making of footage for various Blockbusters
- Hugo Cabret
- The Jungle Book
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Q & A

Registration Fees
Registration fees for this course: 700 SAR.

How to Register
اIf you are interested, kindly register through the Registration Form, complete all the required data, and read and accept the participation terms and conditions.Apply

Useful Tips 

  • If you wish to register in this training course, we suggest you bring your own camera, camera accessories, and your laptop to achieve the utmost benefit.
  • This course is for +17 years old, males and females.
  • To get the accredited certificate, you must attend the whole course.
  • The course is in English and there is simultaneous translation into Arabic.

To get all the details about the course and registration fees, you can contact:
Tourism Contact Center: 19988