CDW Studios School of Visual Effects and Entertainment Design has been running since 2011, providing students Australia wide with the most up to date and relevant education available to work in the VFX and entertainment design industry.

CDW Studios is now working in conjunction with Flinders University to offer the 3 year full time Bachelor of Creative Arts (Digital Media). The course features all instructors, live demos and one-on-one industry feedback that already lead the way at CDW Studios, but now you can do it as a full time University course with Flinders University. Students in the BCA (DM) can choose either the 2D or 3D streams, or the Flinders digital media production stream. 

Studying full time is the best way to fast track your career in the entertainment design and VFX industry. All classes are taught by industry professionals, ensuring students receive an industry relevant education. With highly focused classes in a relaxed learning environment, CDW Studios employs a dedicated but encouraging environment for students to develop their portfolios and learn what it takes to become an industry professional.

These classes will push your drawing, painting, modeling/texturing and design skills to the next level. During the courses you will learn how to how to use industry specific programs with a focus on building your portfolio/reel. You will get to see production techniques used in the industry in every class with the LIVE demos. Each CDW course is taught by working industry professionals who have worked for a range of  international companies such as Disney, Blizzard Entertainment, Rising Sun Pictures, WETA, Wizards of the Coast and LEGO just to name a few.

  • Alex Colvin

    Alex Colvin

  • Peter Yong

    Peter Yong

  • Tim Mcburnie

    Tim Mcburnie

  • Simon Scales

The master classes and the holiday workshops are a unique opportunity to attend  shorter events throughout the year at CDW Studios. These workshops are taught by world class  industry professionals, which give students a great insight to the industry along with teaching students drawing/design and modeling techniques along with how to use various industry specific software which students can begin to use within their own work.

  • Bryan Wynia

    Bryan Wynia

  • Aaron Beck

    Aaron Beck

  • Darren Quach

    Darren Quach

  • James Paick