IPVAD - International Program in Visual Arts and Design




Bollywood is one of the biggest producer of films & employs thousands of creative individuals every day. The Indian media & entertainment industry is one of the largest industries in the country and is considered a benchmark by people around the globe. With the right training & guidance from MAAC you too can build a high-paying career in this dynamic industry.


International Program in Visual Arts and Design (IPVAD) is a comprehensive advanced career course designed to give students a complete understanding of the global media & entertainment industry. The course takes you through all the facets of computer graphics & creative skills required to excel in the field of animation, VFX & digital design. IPVAD is an ideal course for becoming a job-ready professional for all available job opportunities in the industry.

This course offers thorough exposure to leading software used for digital content creation in the media & entertainment industry. During the course, you will be mentored for short film projects & get opportunities to interact with industry professionals. IPVAD also provides access to value added content such as self directed online training videos on Onlinevarsity.

The learning outcomes for each semester is assessed as per industry standards to ensure that students have a complete understanding of latest concepts & emerging technologies used in the production workflow of the digital content creation process.

What’s more? The course offers you the unique opportunity for double specialization, giving you an edge & increasing your chances to get your dream job.



Visual art & aesthetics, and digital design

  • Creative learning
  • Photography
  • CorelDRAW™
  • Adobe InDesign™
  • JavaScript HTML
  • Adobe Dreamweaver™
  • Adobe Flash™



  • Pre-production
  • Digital filmmaking
  • Digital design
  • Compositing
  • Sound editing
  • Video editing
  • Stop-motion animation


3D design with 3ds Max®

  • Modelling
  • Texturing
  • Lighting
  • Rigging
  • Animation
  • Dynamics
  • Tech animation


CG film production with Maya®

  • Modelling
  • Digital sculpting
  • Texturing
  • Lighting
  • Rigging
  • Animation


Specialisation I (Elective- Modelling / Light/ Animation/ FX)

  • Maya®FX & Dynamics
  • Asset integration with Unity™ game engine
  • Interactive design
  • Node-based compositing with Fusion™


Specialisation II (Compositing)

  • Advanced compositing with Silhouette, PFTrack™ & Nuke™
  • Advance rendering with Arnold
  • Augmented reality
  • Mobile gaming
  • Project - Portfolio development


  • Graphics designer
  • Web designer
  • Motion graphics artist
  • Modelling artist
  • Digital sculptor
  • Lighting artist
  • Layout artist
  • Rigging artist
  • Character animator
  • FX artist
  • 3D designer
  • Matte painter
  • Camera tracker
  • Compositor
  • Clean-up artist
  • Depth artist
  • Roto artist
  • Paint artist
  • BG Prep artist
  • Matchmove artist
  • VFX Generalist
  • Stereoscopy artist
  • Pre-visualisation artist
  • 3D interactive designer
  • UI designer
  • Render Wrangler

Course duration: 36 Months