All FX & Simulation Courses

Specialized FX courses and industry mentorship to fast-track your career


Certified Houdini FX courses taught by film & game industry artists

Study Houdini FX and turn your creative passion into a career!

If you want to create incredible FX for film and games, our industry-driven Houdini FX courses are for you! Guided by a professional FX artist, you'll harness the true power of procedural, node-based workflow techniques to create destruction, explosions, and water simulations, learning how to model, texture, simulate and render cool VFX shots from scratch.

Why study Houdini FX at CG Spectrum:

  • Learn from FX artists who have worked on big films & games
  • Train on industry software at a Houdini certified school 
  • Get the latest skills studios are hiring for
  • Private 1-on-1 or small group classes (max 4 students)


At CG Spectrum visual effects school, all training programs include direct access to highly experienced FX artists who have worked at some of the world's best studios. As you move through the classes you'll build cool pieces to add to your demo reel and develop critical job skills to get you closer to your dream job.


Student Showcase

See what our students are creating

With a focus on portfolio preparation, we help students build their competitive edge with high quality work that gets noticed. 

Studios who have hired our students

Our commitment to job-outcomes and focus on career development has helped graduates find work at studios all over the world.


Learn FX from industry pros who have worked on feature films and best-selling games

Whether you’re straight out of high school, changing careers, or upgrading skills, our specialized expert-led FX programs help you build practical job skills that will serve throughout your career.
Why study with us

Get more out of your education with CG Spectrum

Our hands-on career training helps get you production-ready sooner. By giving you direct access to industry mentors, you can progress faster and build job skills that put you in demand.

Flexible Scheduling

Plan your studies around your work and family commitments

Industry Mentors

Learn from experts who have worked on major films and games

Job-Ready Skills

Build practical and relevant job skills that studios are looking for

Payment Plans

Pursue your passion and start working sooner with flexible payments