Study visual effects

Create impressive visual effects for film and games and kick start your VFX career

Start your journey as an FX artist or compositor with CG Spectrum

Visual effects is an exciting field where no two days are the same! Launch your career with our industry mentors who will walk you through the entire VFX production process step-by-step, give you plenty of hands-on experience, plus the confidence and job skills to pursue a career in the entertainment industry. 

Explore the right study option for your skill level – we have courses for beginners as well as established artists wanting to upgrade their skills.

Our specialized FX & Simulation and VFX Compositing courses will get you job-ready and give you a personalized education experience.

Studying visual effects opens up a variety of career opportunities. Explore the career paths that could be yours after graduating at CG Spectrum.

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Explore all visual effects courses


Learn directly from professional VFX artists

Learn from the best to become the best. All courses are led by highly experienced VFX artists with years of experience working on blockbuster films and hit TV shows at major studios. 

Future proof your skills

We’re proud to say that with an 80% employment success rate the majority of our advanced graduates are now working in the highly competitive film and games industry.

Studying visual effects can lead to many different types of careers, including;

Discover more about VFX  jobs, salary expectations and tips to meet the minimum job requirements on our careers page.


Studios who have hired our graduates

Student Showcase

Explore student work and see what you can learn at CG Spectrum

Our students create high quality work that speaks for itself. We provide you with the tools and resources to help you build a portfolio that gets noticed.


Why study at CG Spectrum

Get a more hands-on education with mentorship from top film and game experts, an industry-approved curriculum and a thriving creative community cheering you on.

By giving you access to the most talented artists in the industry, we help you to become well connected, trained and prepared for life beyond school.

What you get when studying at CG Spectrum:

  • Get job-ready in half the time of an average degree program
  • Personalized job-focused curriculum and training
  • Private 1-on-1 or small group classes (max. 4 students)
  • Live call with your mentor each week + recorded video critiques
  • Flexible schedules & 100% online, study from anywhere!

Progress faster with expert feedback from mentors and join an inspiring and supportive community of industry experts and peers.

About us

The CG Spectrum difference

Our mission is to make sure our students are best prepared for a successful career when they graduate.

We strive to provide affordable, high quality and personalized education and believe in the power of learning first-hand from industry experts who already established a fantastic career.

What makes CG Spectrum unique:

  • Career services to accelerate your journey
  • Quality education at a fraction of the time and cost of university
  • Software licenses included, no additional costs
  • Direct access to industry mentors with years of film & game experience
  • Supportive and active community of peers, alumni & mentors

As an online school with students and mentors in 90+ countries, we're proud to bring the industry to you – wherever you are in the world!