Visual Effects

Learn how to create visual effects for 3D animations, film, or television with After Effects, Maya, CINEMA 4D, as well as other compositing packages like Nuke. These courses also show how to create realistic composites, dynamic particle systems, and other special effects.
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  • view course page for CINEMA 4D Rendering Tips for NUKE

    Take a render directly from CINEMA 4D, or any other 3D package, and bump it up a notch with NUKE.

    1h 31m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for NUKE Compositing: Sci-Fi Force Field

    Acclaimed Nuke instructor Steve Wright shows how to create a show-stopping sci-fi force field using NUKE.

    2h 12m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Nuke Essential Training

    Nuke Essential Training with Steve Wright

    Learn about keying, compositing, rotoscoping, tracking, color correcting, and many other vital techniques in the high-end VFX compositing package, Nuke.

    7h 30m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for VFX Techniques: Creating a CG Flag with Nuke X and CINEMA 4D

    Learn how to composite a 3D-animated flag into a live-action shot using Nuke and CINEMA 4D.

    1h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Nuke 8 New Features

    Nuke 8 New Features with Steve Wright

    Join digital compositing pioneer Steve Wright for a tour of the new features in Nuke 8.

    1h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Nuke 7 New Features

    Nuke 7 New Features with Steve Wright

    Explore the new 2D and 3D features and improved performance in Nuke 7, the premiere compositing package for visual effects in film and television.

    4h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Photorealistic Lighting with Maya and Nuke

    Demonstrates how to light an object onto a live-action still plate, using Maya, Nuke, and Photoshop.

    2h 24m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Nuke 6 New Features

    Nuke 6 New Features with Steve Wright

    Explores the new features found in the 3D digital compositor Nuke 6.

    4h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Nuke 5 Essential Training

    Nuke 5 Essential Training with Steve Wright

    Provides both a solid foundation of the Nuke 5 core functions of keying, motion tracking, and color correcting, and an overview of 3D compositing.

    10h 9m
    Beginner
     
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