Film FX

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BDes (Hons) Special Effects for Film and Television
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Effects Modelmaking for Film and Television
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Make-up Effects for Film and TV
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BSc (Hons) Visual Effects and Animation
Full-time
Mode of study
3 years
Duration
104
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Effects for Film and Television with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Effects Modelmaking for Film and Television with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

BDes (Hons) Special Make-up Effects for Film and TV with foundation year
Full-time
Mode of study
4 years
Duration
48
UCAS Points

University of Bolton

Welcome to Film FX

How great would it be to turn your special and visual effects passion into a career? Based in the Centre for Film FX, the special and visual effects courses at the University of Bolton are designed to ensure that you are provided with all the skills and knowledge to graduate as a proficient special or visual effects professional.


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Welcome to “Unlocked”

Our virtual show designed to promote and celebrate the creative work that has been produced by students from across the School of the Arts throughout this memorable academic year. Within the confines of lockdown, students have been exceptionally busy and have used their talents and determination to overcome the restrictions of recent months. “Unlocked” captures the huge energy and commitment of our students to creatively reach beyond the barriers behind which they have been living to achieve their goals.

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News

2022 Movies or Shows with the Best Special Effects!

02 Feb 23

2022 was great for special effects and the year ended in style with the release of the popular Netflix series, Wednesday; the spin-off show for the Addams Family! In a show dedicated to ‘outcasts’ with the ...

Bolton Graduates Create Hollywood Films

23 Nov 22

It takes a lot of ability to be a successful special effects make-up artist and even more to create impactful looks for the big screen. ...

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2022 Films With the Best Special Effects!

10 Nov 22

In recent years, films with incredible special effects have become more and more common. Thanks to advances in technology, what was once impossible to film is now possible, and directors can bring their vision ...

Your Journey to a Career in Make-Up and Special Effects at Bolton

25 Oct 22

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Special Effects: The Unsung Hero of Film Production

03 Aug 22

Want to use your creativity, and love the idea of working in the film industry? [image src="/assets/fbf0ed9faa/Film-FX-4.JPG" id="24661" width="448" height="299" class="left ss-htmleditorfield-file image" title="film fx at Bolton" a...

Top Special Effects Make-Up Artists to Look Out For

22 Jul 22

It’s no secret that the film industry is rapidly evolving, particularly in the special effects sector. Perhaps, you’re a fan of Harry Potter, Avatar, or even Lord of the Rings? These are examples of some of the best-selling films tha...

Testimonials

Adam Jackson - Compositor at BlueBolt

Visual Effects & Animation | 2017

"The University of Bolton produces an exceptional standard of graduate, because the course structure and content is so finely in tune with current industry practices, and gives them an amazing work ethic that is vital for a VFX studio environment."

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Rebecca Albrecht

Special FX for Film & TV | 2017

"The University of Bolton’s Special Effects course is fantastic way to explore new creative skills to an industry standard. I have especially enjoyed being able to pick my own projects and really tailor the brief to my needs; allowing me to explore everything from 3D modelling, sculpting and 3D printing to creating snap moulds for makeup prosthetics. It’s also great to have access to a variety of staff with industry knowledge on hand, to really help make your projects next level and ready for your graduating portfolio."

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