Smart people tend to come to CG Masters for visual effects training. Often these smart people will already have a credential from another institution, usually an accredited university. Sometimes they have completed a visual effects training program at a university. You’d expect this to be a very good thing. After all, they have shown resilience, commitment, and perseverance.
Troubleshooting is a critical primary skill in digital media, including 3d animation and visual effects. It is critical because so much can go so wrong so quickly. ‘Primary’ because things often do go wrong and it’s up to us as animation / visual effects artists and technical directors to sort out the problems and fix them.
You want to find the top visual effects school and you’ve stumbled across CG Masters with all it’s ‘attitude’ and ‘philosophy’. You’re wondering if it’s real or just a bunch of marketing nonsense. CG Masters claims to be the first school to implement “2nd Generation Training”. It’s reasonable to ask exactly what is meant by that and to expect some rational explanation. A solid explanation requires a little history lesson. So here it is.