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The Redesigned Classroom for Visual Effects Artists.

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Discover the most effective way to learn real-time visual effects and animate the elements.

In classic art schools, apprentices honed their skills under master teachers. VFX Apprentice harnesses the power of that model, delivering professional visual FX training across the globe, on-demand and entirely at your pace.

Taught by Leading Industry Professionals
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Over 170 Hours of Video Content
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Drew Skillman

Founder - Tilt Brush

I've had first hand experience learning from, and being inspired by, Jason Keyser.  He's an exceptional artist, a leader in the Real Time VFX industry, and a phenomenal teacher who deeply, deeply cares about sharing the elusive techniques behind best in class VFX and helping people realize their creative dreams. Jason is the real deal - I learn from him every chance I get.

Kevin Leroy

VFX Artist - Riot Games

I truly wish this website existed when I first started VFXs, haha! ... It's chock-full of industry-defining resources and tutorials covering a vast diversity of subjects. And maybe even more importantly: it covers different engines and softwares. From concepting to in-engine implementations, those courses have it all, and it is all of the highest quality.

Tyson Murphy

Art Director - Riot Games

Jason is one of the only people I've met throughout my entire career that has world class artistic talent in the craft of VFX, and also has the kindness, wisdom, and dedication of a great teacher.  Jason is an incredible value to any of the world's top studios, and I've personally seen him change the lives of aspiring artists and students everywhere.  He is passionate about his educational work, and it is truly the best I've seen.  Anyone who wishes they were a VFX artist needs to get in touch with Jason and VFX Apprentice.

Bill Kladis

Senior Technical Artist - Epic Games

When it comes to preaching the art & soul behind real-time FX, Jason is truly the most dedicated of anyone I know. Good FX artists of today and tomorrow must be able to balance so many different artistic & technical disciplines. Jason's online courses & industry talks would be a must-have for anyone wanting to break into real-time FX.

Fred Hooper

Lead VFX Artist - NVIDIA

Jason Keyser's VFX Apprentice is THE go-to to learn real time visual effects. Jason will teach you how to make effects from the ground up, from an artistic and technical perspective. These tools will start you on the path to becoming a real time VFX artist.

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Each course in our training library is built by professional artists, full of top-tier assets, and fueled by a peer network committed to helping you succeed!

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Our community will energize and inspire you to create great work.

From concept to completion, you can start at the very beginning and be on your way to keeping up with the pros in no time. You’re welcome at any stage.

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Our instructors have worked on a wide variety of projects from some of the top studios.

Meet the Instructors

Our roster of instructors is made up of successful VFX professionals, currently making their own marks across the games and animation industries.

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Jason Keyser

Founder and CEO at VFX Apprentice

Hadidjah Chamberlin

Lead VFX Artist at Moonshot Games

Alex Redfish

Senior VFX Artist at Riot Games

Ali Sorensen

Senior VFX Artist at Drifter Entertainment

David Shovlin

Senior VFX Artist at Riot Games

Chris Graf

Lead 2D FX Design at Marvel Studios

Sonia Firsova

Lead 2D VFX Artist at Eleventh Hour Games

Dan Elder

FX Supervisor at Jam Filled Entertainment