Adelaide, South Australia—Rising Sun Pictures (RSP) and Flinders University today
announce the completion of their inaugural ten-week training program in visual
effects. Students from across Australia participated in the high-quality,
work-integrated postgraduate program, enhancing their creative and practical skills
in a professional production environment.

Students spent time at the RSP Studio where
supervisors guided them in developing skills in rotoscoping, camera tracking,
match-moving and compositing whilst utilising high-quality training materials
from a variety of feature films. The students undertook a live-action film
shoot and used that material to develop work for their demo reels.
Additionally, lectures and tutorials given by representatives from all RSP
departments helped students understand the workings of the roles within a VFX

The program provides students with a number
of practical benefits, including: 

  • increased employability
  • entry level skills in
    rotoscoping, plate preparation, camera tracking, match-moving and junior
  • the experience of working on
    feature film-quality material with real-world tasks and problems
  • time management and
    troubleshooting skills while focusing on iterative deliveries
  •  university qualifications –
    aligning with one of Australia’s great universities
  • experience in working in a
    production environment – deadlines, teamwork, quality control, delivering to a
  • demystify industry and roles –
    better understanding of career pathways and roles
  • the opportunity to interact
    with industry professionals and form links with the industry
  • improve portfolio and demo

“We are pleased to have created this
opportunity with Flinders to improve student career pathways and assist in
training students in entry-level skills,” said RSP Managing Director Wayne Lewis.
“We are providing students with the experience they need to work in a
high-paced production environment.”
“Flinders University has a long history of
innovating in education,” added Course Coordinator Theodor Wyeld. “Our
collaboration with Rising Sun Pictures is part of an ongoing program to improve
the quality of education opportunities that the university provides students.”
The second training round is now accepting
applicants. Interested parties are invited to visit to find
out more information and submit an application.

Rising Sun Pictures:
Rising Sun Pictures is a passionate team of
artists, producers and technicians, known globally for providing complex feature
film visual. RSP boasts a filmography of over 100 films, with such titles as
Prometheus, The Hunger Games, Harry Potter series, Pirates of the Caribbean: On
Stranger Tides, Gravity, The Great Gatsby, The Seventh Son and The Wolverine.
Flinders University:

Flinders University enjoys a well-justified
reputation for its excellence in teaching and research. It has a long-standing
commitment to enhancing educational opportunities for all and a proud record of
community engagement.
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