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3 Students
35 Lessons
Beginner

What Will You Learn?

  • From simple to advanced compositing in Nuke
  • The use of Nuke for compositing of 2D live-action shots
  • Know the tricks and cheats in optimizing Nuke scripts and your workflow

Curriculum

4h 8m
Section 1: Compositing Basics
18:31
What is Compositing?
01:48
This is Compositing
02:05
Software for Compositing
01:45
Moving from After Effects to Nuke
08:09
Section 2: Getting Comfortable with Nuke
36:12
Nodes not Layers
04:41
Tabs, Panels, Windows
02:34
Categories of Nodes
14:45
Nuke's Capabilities
03:39
Section 3: 2D Compositing in Nuke
2:43:34
Basic Compositing
11:58
Green Screen, Primatte & Ultimatte
21:57
Refining Mattes
06:43
Shuffle, Copy, Premult
16:10
Color Correction
10:44
2D Tracking in Nuke
10:51
Set Extension (Part 1)
19:54
Set Extension (Part 2)
12:53
Creating & Matching Shadows
10:20
Log vs. Linear Images
11:16
Rendering & Render Formats
15:34
SHOT TRYOUT: Composite this!
02:40
Section 4: Shortcuts & Tips in Nuke
15:47
Postage Stamp
03:34
Efficiency Hacks
04:11
Section 5: Compositing Summary
09:02
Compositing Best Practices
02:34
The War between After Effects & Nuke
03:21
The Thing about Compositing
01:58
Stay Tuned for More!
01:09
Section 6: BONUS
05:15
Networking
Bonus Lecture: NEW "VFX Production On-Set: Becoming a Visual Effects Supervisor"
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Bonus Lecture: "How to Get a Job in Hollywood"
01:01

Description

Requirements

  • The Foundry Nuke (non-commercial/ commercial version)

About the Instructor

Vicki Lau

Multi-Hyphenate Artist, VFX Pro, TEDx & Keynote Speaker
Reviews 38
Students 6,103
Massive audience
Courses 11

Vicki started as a humble student of digital media back in the small city of Singapore with a background in visual effects in film and television and computer programming. Without any contacts or connections in the United States, she began her career at the age of 18 from Singapore, working her way up into the Hollywood film industry and landing her first break working on AMC's hit series, The Walking Dead. Since then, she has worked on movies such as Guardians of the Galaxy, War for the Planet of the Apes and the recent Aquaman.

At only 24 years of age, she was one of the youngest speakers and presenters at the SMPTE Annual Technical Conference in its time, where she was a panelist and speaker for virtual reality in motion pictures.

She gave a TEDx talk on visual effects and virtual reality in May 2016 at Napa Valley, CA and in November 2018, was invited to speak as a keynote speaker at Elliott Masie's Learning 2018 conference, along with keynote speakers Former First Lady Laura Bush and Hamilton star Leslie Odom, Jr.

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