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Producing for Virtual Production and VFX

Learn How to Schedule for Virtual Production & VXF

If you are a live-action Production Manager or emerging Producer with little or no opportunity to have explored scheduling and managing projects using 3D and virtual assets, performance and production design, this course is the perfect introduction. Ideal for those interested in Virtual Production, animation, or Visual Effects (VFX). Learn about foundational 3D concepts, working with virtual assets and inverse workflows.

Offering the first delivery of this brand new short course at a SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE of $400 ! Enrol below.

Gain insights into the practice of scheduling when the inclusion of virtual or 3D, or ‘non live action’, assets are required to complete a screen project

Explore non-linear screen production scheduling processes commonly used in animation and VFX

Gain a basic understanding of 3D as it relates to scheduling, casting and crewing for screen projects requiring virtual assets (including Virtual Production, VFX and animation)

Is the Producing for Virtual Production and VFX right for you?

Developed with the support of the Universal Studio Group and Matchbox Pictures, this short course provides live-action Producers, particularly Production Managers and emerging Producers, with an opportunity to develop their skills working with virtual and 3D assets, commonly required in Virtual Production. You will have the opportunity to engage in practical exercises using your pre-existing skills, whilst learning and applying new skills along the way.


If you are completely new to the area of virtual production and VFX we recommend Intro to Volume Studio Basics and Intro to VXF & 3D Animation as a great place to start. If new to screen production in general check out Intro to Producing & Screen Business

If you are an industry practitioner interested in the on-set perspective of working in virtual production and want hands-on experience in a volume studio check out Volume Studio Fundamentals

And for more upskilling opportunities in the producing & production office areas check out Screen Business Essentials, Screen Business Essentials: Navigating Growth, Budgeting Fundamentals and Production Accounting Intensive

Meet Your Tutors

Krista Jordan

Krista Jordan has over twenty years professional industry experience in creative and commercial filmmaking. Her professional film credits include The Matrix,…

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What you will need

  • Note taking equipment (eg: pen/paper, personal tablet).
  • Access to Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Excel or other scheduling software you are familiar with.
  • Curiosity and an open mind!

Producing For Virtual Production And Vfx Offerings


10 Jun 2024 to 30 Jun 2024

3 weeks online with video chat sessions Mon 6:30pm-8:30pm AEST

Course Price:

This is the standard course price.

You will need a computer with speakers, a microphone & webcam (built-in, USB plug-in, or wireless Bluetooth), and good internet connection

For more information please email shortcourses@aftrs.edu.au or call 1300 223 877 or to register for future offerings click here


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This course is for students aged 18+ only.

If a student wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a penalty.

AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled by AFTRS prior to commencement a 100% refund or credit note of the course fees paid will be provided.

Should AFTRS need to cancel a course after commencement, but before its completion, reasonable efforts will be made to reschedule. If rescheduling is not feasible, it is at AFTRS sole discretion to issue either full or partial credit notes depending on the circumstances.

AFTRS will make every effort to ensure the scheduled run of any course.

If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with AFTRS that the course is confirmed before you make your travel bookings. This decision is dependent on course enrolments meeting minimum numbers. AFTRS is not liable for any travel or accommodation costs incurred through course cancellation at any time for any reason.

Find out more information about discounts and refunds here.