Steve Wright's VFXIO.com - Industrial Strength Training for Visual Effects Compositing Artists!

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Steve Wright is a Master VFX Compositing Trainer as well as a Foundry Certified Nuke Trainer
Steve Wright's VFXIO.com's mission statement

Master VFX Compositing and Foundry Certified Nuke® Trainer, Steve Wright, delivers visual effects compositing, Nuke, Ocula, Mocha, 3D Conversion and Shake training for artists in the VFX industry around the world. With curricula developed by this senior visual effects artist with over 20 years of production experience and excellent teaching skills, these programs are designed to be very accessible and cost effective. Steve not only teaches individuals in classroom settings and online, but he also travels to VFX facilities around the world to train the staff in skills & compositing techniques gleaned from those years of production experience as well as to improve the facility's 2D/3D production pipeline productivity.

Update your skill set to Nuke, the academy award winning feature film compositing system developed by Digital Domain and now supported by The Foundry. Nuke's superior integration with the 3D production pipeline makes it the program of choice for VFX studios that want to modernize their compositing. Steve creates a training program unique to each facility's needs.

Steve travels to VFX facilities around the world to provide stereo 3D conversion training tailored to the needs of their staff. Mocha rotoscoping techniques that increase accuracy and productivity plus Nuke compositing techniques for stereo workflow, including keying and the creation of clean plates, are core skills for this exciting new industry.

Steve travels to VFX facilities around the world to provide Mocha rotoscope training tailored to the needs of their staff. A firm grounding in Mocha's planar tracker plus proper rotoscoping techniques will improve the output and quality of your rotoscoping artists. You can see Steve's Mocha tutorials on Imagineer's website.

Steve travels to VFX facilities around the world to provide VFX Compositing training for their staff. This is skills training in the technique and art of feature film VFX compositing for bluescreen and 3D composting. With 20 years of production experience compositing feature film FX, this training is grounded in the real world of production and will increase your artists productivity, technical and artistic skills.

Learn Shake , Nuke or Mocha at your own pace with 20+ year VFX veteran Steve Wright as your instructor on Lynda.com. The Shake 4.1 training has 13.25 hours to get you up to speed on node based compositing. If you want a serious VFX job in this industry, you must understand node based compositing! Already node savvy, then learn Nuke5 with 10 hours of instruction or the new features of Nuke6 today!

These eight-week workshops are done at your own pace and offer personal one-on-one training for Nuke or Shake. Steve will review each of your project assignments with you personally to offer suggestions, tips, techniques, and answer any questions you have using remote screen-sharing technology. It's like having Steve sitting right next to you as your personal VFX Supervisor!

Periodically, Steve conducts training classes and workshops in various locations in the US and around the world. Some are week-long workshops and others are 2 or 3-day weekend classes with project media you can add to your demo reel. Come learn from the guru who wrote the book that has become the industry standard for compositors and increase your job potential!

To get a job an any VFX studio you have to show them your demo reel with a breakdown of your work. These programs provide project media with a finished shot video so you can build the shot yourself and put it on your demo reel. Included are tips on how to present your demo reel and shot breakdowns.

Steve has authored two best selling books on the subject of compositing visual effects in addition to his other training products. Be sure to check out the 80 FREE production exercises that work with "Digital Compositing for Film and Video" 3rd edition which you can access from our store just by creating a log in account!

   

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'COLOR for DIGITAL ARTISTS' Webinar
Check out Steve’s 2-hour streaming online webinar “Color for Digital Artists” where you will learn all about color in the digital domain that you work with every day. Key issues such as bit depth, clipping, gamut, color temperature, compression, HDR images and much more are covered. Available 24/7 online.

FREE NUKE HOTKEYS APP for iPHONE NOW AVAILABLE!

Find any Nuke 7 hotkey instantly using our FREE Nuke HotKeys App. It's that easy! You can have all of Nuke's hotkeys available right on your iPhone. The hotkeys have been logically grouped into categories for easy searching. Do you have hotkeys that you use over and over again, no problem! Use our Favorites button to add any hotkey to your personal favorites list.

Developed by Steve Wright, master trainer for Nuke and visual effects compositing for his students, vfx studio clients, and all Nuke users everywhere. Download free and enjoy!

ACES Color Management - Op-Ed

In the last several years the subject of color management has become a colossal issue in the visual effects community, and for two distinctly different reasons. The first is that a modern visual effects project will get images from a wide variety of cameras and sources, so how do we get all of these different images to play nice together in a shot? Secondly, how can you render photorealistic CGI for a movie when the live action clips you need to match to bounce around in different color spaces? The answer is ACES, the Academy Color Encoding Specification, that promises to unify all images into a... Read more at ACES Color Management.


  • 2nd edition of "Compositing Visual Effects" is now available at Amazon.com! New material on 3D compositing, stereo compositing, planar tracking, digital capture and more!! Order your copy today!
  • February 7, 2014 - Steve to speak at the VISION 2014 Visual Effects Symposium at Savanah College of Art and Design, Savanah, Georgia.
  • May 16 - Steve presents a talk at the NAD VFX Summit in Montreal, Canada on "Critical Technology Trends in Visual Effects".
  • May 17 - Steve is the Keynote Speaker at the NAD VFX Summit in Montreal, Canada speaking on "Maintaining Relevance in a Rapidly Evolving Industry" .
  • May 17 - Steve joins his panel discussion at the NAD VFX Summit in Montreal, Canada speaking about "D.I. 'Game Changing: From Story to Delivery'".
  • May 21 - Steve presents "What's So Hot About Nuke" at the Aurora Nuke User's Group sponsored by The Foundry & hosted by MANMADE MEDIA Studios.
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