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88 Students
20 Lessons
Beginner

What Will You Learn?

  • You'll know the basic nodes in Nuke, when to use them, and how to use them
  • You'll understand the functional differences between After Effects and Nuke
  • You'll transition with your After Effects skills Nuke - the industry standard software for VFX

Curriculum

1h 20m
Section 1: After Effects to Nuke Basics
10:09
Who am I and Who are you?
01:50
Nuke Software
02:26
Section 2: After Effects to Nuke Practices
57:26
Interface Basics
10:33
Structure: Layers to Nodes
10:45
Work Space: Hierarchy to Web
06:05
VFX: Effects Panel to Node Types
04:32
VFX: Basic Effects to Basic Nodes
07:10
Organization: Precomps to Backdrops
08:44
Export: Render Queue to Write Node
08:23
SHOT TRYOUT: Nuke this!
01:14
Section 3: After Effects to Nuke Summary
08:02
Nuke Best Practices for the Beginner
02:10
The War between After Effects & Nuke
03:21
Moving from Beginner to Nuke Artist
00:34
Section 4: BONUS
05:15
Networking
Bonus Lecture: NEW "VFX Production On-Set: Becoming a Visual Effects Supervisor"
Bonus Lecture: Access ALL Our VFX Courses Here
Bonus Lecture: "How to Get a Job in Hollywood"
01:01

Description

Requirements

  • Passion for learning
  • Skills in Adobe After Effects

About the Instructor

Vicki Lau

Multi-Hyphenate Artist, VFX Pro, TEDx & Keynote Speaker
Reviews 38
Students 6,104
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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