Animation / Visual Effects


Soft Skills


Occupational profiles/working fields

The specialization VFX deals with the planning and creation of visual effects from script to final image at the highest level.

Prof. Juri Stanossek,
Senior Lecturer Visual Effects

Short profile: Visual Effects

Course context

With visual effects (VFX), there are no limits for you to tell your story. Hardly any film, game or spot is made without the use of VFX these days.

Within the program, you carry out your own projects and have the space and freedom to experiment in a variety of ways together with other Filmakademie students. Highly skilled lecturers support you, and even while studying you get to meet important players in the national and international industry.

With your studies, you create the basis for your VFX career in the film and media industry. As a member of our team you contribute your personal strengths while becoming part of a lifelong network. VFX alumni and alumnae of the Animationsinstitut hold important positions in major international film studios and game companies.



Studying at the Animationsinstitut gives you an artistic and technical education in the implementation of VFX in films, games, and other formats. Our technologically sophisticated infrastructure allows you to learn all relevant techniques for VFX production.


Specific Features

While collaborating on VFX projects with other students you specialize in a specific role in the production process. As a VFX supervisor you account for the artistic realization of effects, while as a VFX artist you design digital worlds.

Course content (excerpt)

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Here you can download specific information, such as the admission requirements and the required work samples for the Animation / Visual Effects study course, as well as a step-by-step instruction for the online application portal of Filmakademie Baden-Württemberg.

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If so, please contact Constanze Bühner (Head of Studies) at the Animationsinstitut:

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