LEARN NUKE COMPOSITING FOR VISUAL EFFECTS

The online digital compositing school

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Take your skills to the next level and learn the industry's most powerful visual effects digital compositing package. The VFX industry is rapidly growing and the need for highly-skilled, talented artists has never been greater. From the exhilarating battle scenes in Game of Thrones to the mind-bending sequences in Doctor Strange the art of VFX compositing helps seamlessly integrate digital assets with live action footage to bring the final shot together. VFX compositing is everywhere and jobs are in high demand.

CG Spectrum’s Diploma of NUKE VFX Compositing teaches you the highly technical skills that are required to master this amazing step in the VFX pipeline. Students can start from the basics or jump into more advanced classes with the guidance and knowledge of industry professionals who have worked on Hollywood's biggest blockbusters and TV shows.

Whether you’re just starting out, wanting to upgrade your skills or looking to get your demo reel noticed CG Spectrum’s Diploma of NUKE VFX Compositing is the course for you.

CG Spectrum gives you direct access and connects you to the best mentors from around the world, delivering a personalised education that gives you the competitive edge you need to succeed.

 

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"This is how teaching should be, I learned so much faster! The one-to-one mentorship was perfect for me; not only was my mentor awesome, but every lesson without fail had several eureka moments when my work was critiqued."

Cian Plumbe CG Spectrum Student

COURSE INFORMATION

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NUKE VFX COMPOSITING COURSE CURRICULUM 

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TRIMESTER 01 Full Time - 15 Weeks

The Introduction to Compositing course material lays the foundation for future compositors desiring to be fully versed in compositing basics. By understanding the how and why of basic compositing, you are given the tools to evolve into an industry-bred compositor.

TRIMESTER OVERVIEW

  1. Introduction to VFX compositing
  2. Breaking down a typical NUKE comp
  3. Navigating NUKE: Introduction to UI
  4. Compositing basics
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TRIMESTER 02 Full Time - 15 weeks

The Intermediate Compositing coursework builds upon the foundations laid out in the previous Intro course material. As the budding compositor, you now know the background of what compositing is capable of and are able to begin applying it to real-world, entry-level compositing projects.

TRIMESTER OVERVIEW

  1. Learning NUKE tools
  2. Rotoscoping and keying techniques
  3. Digital painting and plate clean-up
  4. Tracking and live action integration
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TRIMESTER 03 Full Time - 15 weeks

In Advanced Compositing, you will simulate multiple studio-grade, high-quality projects designed to begin building your demo reel portfolio. By finishing these out with actual portfolio projects, your demo reel will reflect not only your personal artistic aesthetic but also skills required to start working in the industry.

TRIMESTER OVERVIEW

  1. Advanced rotoscoping techniques
  2. NUKE scripting
  3. Shooting live action plates
  4. Portfolio assembly

HOW IT WORKS

Start: Lessons / Video Content

  • Review the recorded lectures and supportive material
  • Review the assignment requirements
  • Begin researching and planning their week 
  • Start assignment 

Middle: Live Q&A Session / Feedback

  • Submit their first pass of work for the mentor’s video critique
  • Meet instructor online for a Q & A and critique session
  • Download and review recorded Q & A session and revise their work according to mentor feedback

End: Critique / Feedback

  • Submit their final pass of work for the week
  • Review additional recorded critique by their mentor working within their file
  • Review the following weeks recorded lectures and supportive material
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CG SPECTRUM STUDENT SHOWCASE

GRADUATE INDUSTRY PLACEMENT

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CONTACT US FOR MORE INFO

Do you have questions about one of our courses? Contact us and we'll get right back to you.

HEAR FROM SOME OF OUR STUDENTS

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"Their system has a perfect rhythm and their methods made me always feel motivated. The lectures and exercises are excellent and the attention from the teachers is way above standards."

Alejandro Dvalos VFX Compositor - Zoic

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"I hadn't even finished the course before I was offered a job in the industry. My understanding of NUKE Compositing was minimal when I started with CG Spectrum. With the help of the mentors, I managed to build my skills and get my foot in the door at a major VFX studio."

Anne Palm VFX Compositor - Iloura

COURSE Tuition

SMALL CLASS

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SMALL CLASS OVERVIEW

At CG Spectrum you're never just a number. We cap our class sizes at 5 students so you get the most attention possible at a more affordable price. Studying in a small class setting also allows you to learn from your peers and build a larger network. 

1-ON-1 MENTOR

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1-ON-1 MENTOR OVERVIEW

By choosing the 1-on-1 option you will receive an educational experience unlike any other. Get more individual time with your mentor and customise your learning by focusing on areas you're really interested in. You'll also have greater flexibility with finding a schedule that works for you.