School of Design & Media (SDM), Nanyang Polytechnic (NYP)




•• Multiple Houdini Courses | • Single Houdini Course | ☼ Houdini available for Project/Studio Use

Nanyang Polytechnic’s (NYP) Diploma in Animation & Visual Effects places you right at the heart of modern digital entertainment. Through the carefully planned curriculum, dedicated staff, and industry infused projects and network, Nanyang Polytechnic has become the  Singapore National Ministry of Education elected; Digital Media Sector leader for all Polytechnic Schools in Singapore.

At NYP, you’ll be trained in both art fundamentals and technical techniques to produce next-generation animation and visual effects. Their faculty is made up of top designers, star animators, highly sought-after game artists and game designers from around the globe who have worked on Disney animations, Ubisoft game titles and Industrial Light & Magic visual effects, as well as popular titles that include Star Wars, Iron Man and Transformers.

Specialist Diploma in Visual Effects:

The 10-month Specialist Diploma in Visual Effects has been developed in collaboration with industry partners such as SideFX to provide participants with in-depth competency in procedural workflow using SideFX Houdini, a critical tool used in animation, games, and visual effects. The programme is designed to equip participants with knowledge of procedural workflow via strong foundation in Houdini. With two project modules, participants can propose and apply their skills to practical situations that suit their current or interested domains.