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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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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REMOTE STAFF TRAINING for ANIBRAIN in PUNE, INDIA!
Steve is conducting remote compositing training for the senior staff of Anibrain in Pune, India. Anibrain Team Leaders present Steve with extremely difficult production shots from their recent productions; Steve works up the solutions offline and then in a remote training session he reveals the solution and teaches the Team Leads how to use these advanced keying techniques.
STEVE RECEIVES SMPTE KODAK EDUCATIONAL AWARD
Established in 2010, The Kodak Educational Award, sponsored by Eastman Kodak Company, honors the recipient by recognizing outstanding contributions in new or unique educational programs. This award recognizes an individual who advances the educational process at any level through innovative and inspirational methods.
"I am very honored to have won the SMPTE Kodak Educational Award and to be recognized by SMPTE (Society of Motion Picture and Television Engineers) who are the innovative scientists and engineers who set the world standards for film and television."
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.
edition of "Compositing
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New material on 3D
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- July 25-28 - Attending SIGGRAPH in Anaheim, CA.
- July 31 - Steve will be a speaker at the Classic Gaming Fest in Austin, TX.
- October 1 - Release of Master VFX Course: Keying on lynda.com. Follow Steve on Lynda.com to be notified when it is released.
- Oct 17 - Nov 21 - Steve is teaching Advanced Compositing Techniques via remote distance learning to Anibrain in Pune, India.
- June 2017 - Steve will be a speaker at the NAB Show Shanghai in China.