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4 Students
48 Lessons
Beginner

What Will You Learn?

  • What it takes to become a visual effects (VFX) supervisor
  • What goes into the VFX supervisor’s toolkit
  • What the key team players in the VFX team are
  • How to for a VFX shoot from start to finish
  • How to integrate your newly gained skills into a final VFX shot

Curriculum

3h 24m
Section 2: The VFX Team
20:11
The VFX Supervisor
03:49
The VFX Producer
04:00
The VFX Production Coordinator
01:29
VFX PAs
01:29
VFX Studios & In-House Teams
05:50
VFX Post-Production Supervisors
03:34
Section 3: VFX Supervision and Pre-Production
40:42
Script Analysis and VFX Breakdown
04:42
Working with the Director
05:15
Working with the Director of Photography (DP)
04:38
Working with your VFX Team
05:29
Working with Production Design
05:46
VFX Shot Design and Previz
02:48
Establishing VFX Pipelines
05:41
Choosing Vendors & Team Members
06:23
Section 4: VFX Supervision and Production
42:24
The VFX Supervisor's Toolkit
10:16
The VFX Supervisor's To-Do List
05:15
Preparing VFX Props for Production
02:52
Setting up Green Screens for Production
05:07
Capturing Set Data for VFX
06:54
Working with the Camera Crew
03:55
Specialized Equipment for VFX Production
04:45
Working with Virtual Production
03:20
Section 5: VFX Supervision On-Set Practices
02:16
Prepare Your VFX Supervisor Toolkit
00:38
Prepare your Green Screen with Tracking Markers
00:37
Capture On-Set Data
01:01
Section 6: VFX Supervision and Post-Production
45:21
Stereoscopic Production and Post-Production
05:54
Virtual Reality or Dome Production and Post-Production
06:52
Understanding the Editor's Workflow
04:43
Working with Production Data
05:56
Color LUTs
04:06
Working with Post-Production VFX Supervisors
01:41
Draft VFX with Postviz
05:07
VFX Finaling & Post-Production
04:44
Dailies & Editorial Review
06:18
Section 7: VFX Production Summary
18:17
Things a VFX Supervisor Wished You Knew
03:38
VFX Production Best Practices
01:29
The VFX Supervisor & VFX Producer
06:18
The Thing about Supervising
06:05
Stay Tuned for More!
00:47
Section 8: BONUS
04:35
Networking
Bonus Lecture: Access ALL Our VFX Courses Here
Bonus Lecture: "How to Get a Job in Hollywood"
01:01

Description

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of film production
  • Passion for the movie industry
  • Access to the necessary equipment
  • An idea for a VFX Shot
  • MS Word and Excel

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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