Visual effects work is ultimately a matter of problem solving, with each effect or composite being a problem with multiple avenues of approach. This course will teach you the interface and core tools you’ll need to find the solutions that work best for you.

Meet your instructor

Software Instructor

James Roe

James Roe teaches film production and post-production techniques at the University of New Orleans. Prior to working at UNO, James had a successful career as an editor and visual effects artist in film and television, with credits on national and regional commercials, documentaries, television shows, and feature films. In addition to his work in the post-production field, James has also written and directed multiple short films and documentaries. His short film, "AM800" was a finalist in the Student Academy Awards in Los Angeles, and won “Best Louisiana Short” in the New Orleans Film Festival.