UNREAL CONNECTORS

Storytelling for Virtual Production

Format

100% Live Online + In-person studio practices (optional)

Duration

32 classes + Internships and Mentoring

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May 4

Cursada

Tuesdays 19 to 22 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 15 p.m.

Level

Advanced

academic requirements

  • It is not necessary to have prior knowledge of Unreal 5, however those who understand the basic operation of Unreal 4 or some 3D or video post-production software will have an easier time carrying out the assigned tasks.

Technical requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10 64-bit or higher.
  • Processor: Intel i7 or higher / AMD Ryzen 7 or higher.
  • Memory: 32 GB of RAM or higher.
  • Graphics: Nvidia RTX 2070 or higher / AMD RX 5700 XT or higher.
  • Storage: Free space on system disk: 100 GB (ideally SSD or M2).
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Unreal's Connectors program is an evolution of the Unreal Fellowship, accessible to a wider audience. It is taught and accredited at select institutions around the world, offering a diverse view of storytelling in the audiovisual field. Image Campus is the first Authorized Training Center in Latin America


TOP 23 of the 50 best Animation Schools in the World, according to Animation Career Review

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We have the first educational set in Latin America equipped with state-of-the-art technology for virtual production, visual effects (VFX), body and facial movement capture (MOCAP), volumetric design, fully compatible with UNREAL ENGINE 5. We have a camera tracking system connected to a giant high definition micro LED screen, the first of its kind in the country. Image Campus is the first educational institution designated UNREAL ATC (Authorized Training Center) in LATAM.

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We have been recognized as the first PREMIER authorized Unreal Engine center in LATAM.

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What do you learn?

Unreal Connectors is an intensive specialization track geared toward professionals, artists, or individuals interested in working in state-of-the-art studios. Its main objective is to provide you with the knowledge with which Epic Games revolutionized the audiovisual industry around the world. You will learn new Virtual Production tools with Unreal Engine 5 to make a high-quality animated short film with a focus on Storytelling in a few weeks.
At the end of the course you will make your own demo reel, up to the demands of the national and international industry.

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Agenda

Introduction to Unreal Engine 5.0

Develop the first project in Unreal Engine 5. Import FBX. Learn the use of Quixel Bridge and the new possibilities offered by Nanite. First steps in the creation of materials and scenarios for Virtual Production.

Introduction to animation and lighting

Unreal Engine 5 lighting and animation tools. Build scenes in Sequencer. Introduction to creating Blueprints for Virtual Production. Lead a live Motion Capture session and learn how to animate with Control Rig.

Armed scenes and Livelink

Cinematic techniques in a new workflow, in real time, using Sequencer and CineCamera. Create advanced materials for scenes and crowd animations with retargeting options. Take recorder to record facial motion capture in dialogues and movement from virtual cameras via cell phone or tablet with LiveLink.

Illumination with Lumen

Lighting basics in Unreal Engine 5 with Lumen for realism in scenes. Understand how to analyze and optimize a scene to know where performance is lacking and how to fix it.

Post Production and Final Rendering

Optimize the final look of the scene through Post-Process and learn how to export it in the best quality, with Movie Render Queue.

Who is it for?

  • Film, TV or event producers
  • Visual Effects Supervisors
  • 3D Artists
  • Cinematographers
  • Post coordinators
  • Directors of artistic development
  • VFX Composers
  • engine programmers
  • Creative Directors and Producers
  • Art directors
  • Multimedia writers

Main tools and software to use

Unreal Engine
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Quixel Bridge
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Integration with 3DS MAX or Maya or Blender or Cinema 4D: Optional depending on the tool handled by the student

Program coordinator

Ignacio Pol - Filming in the Metaverse
Ignacio Pol

VFX & Virtual Production Supervisor. Unreal Engine and Virtual Production Authorized Instructor.
Graduated from Unreal Fellowship.

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Instructors & Mentors

Pablo Accame
Pablo Accame

VFX & Virtual Production Producer. Narrative Mentor.

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Javier Carreras
Javier Carreras

Virtual Production Technical Artist. Unreal Engine Authorized Instructor.

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Lucio Anselmi
Lucio Anselmi

Environment Artist. Unreal Engine Authorized Instructor.

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Javier Alito
Javier Alito

VFX and Cinematics Instructor.

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Daniel Cappelletti
daniel cappelletti

Blueprints and Mocap Instructor.

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Aldana drisaldi
Aldana drisaldi

 Fundamentals Instructor. Graduated from Unreal Connectors.

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Laura González
Laura Gonzalez

 Archviz Instructor.

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Marcelo Garone
Marcelo Garone

Fundamentals and Materials Instructor.

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Bruno Scopazzo
Bruno Scopazzo

Animation Instructor. Graduated from Unreal Connectors.

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Mariano Rossi
Mariano Rossi

Virtual Production Technical Artist. Niagara Instructor.

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Luciano Cabrera
Luciano Cabrera

Audio Mentor. Speaker.

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Pablo Toscano - Nucleus Meeting 2021
Paul Toscano

Animation Technical Director. Speaker.

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Areas where our graduates work

3D Animation

Real Time Composition

Lighting design

Virtual Production Supervision

Motion Capture Monitoring (MOCAP)

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Join the Image community

Networking and teamwork will allow you to meet professionals and students from various disciplines that are part of the ecosystem of the industry. video games.
Image is the ideal space to generate opportunities and relationships that enhance your professional future.

Companies are looking for you

Image Campus is connected to a robust network of companies that seeks and values ​​the academic quality of our students and graduates. Be part of this community and apply to your next challenge.

The Image Campus Extension and Professional Practice Center proposes simultaneous activities to the completion of this Path that complete your training.

Image Campus students have a world-class educational platform Blackboard Ultra to see the recordings of online classes again, deliver TPs, check attendance, course schedules, qualifications, internal communication, forums and consultations, among many other benefits.

For a high quality live streaming experience, they will access the Zoom Premium platform, embedded in Blackboard.

Infrastructure and Technological Resources of Image Campus

Infrastructure and Technological Resources

In a building environment specially designed for our activity, all our classrooms are equipped with state-of-the-art computers. One PC per student with all the software required for each course.

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