January 15, 2010 in Multimedia (F)
[prMac.com] San Dimas, California - On January 26, 2010 at 10am PST, Steve Wright, world-renowned author of two digital compositing books, in partnership with the Center For New Media Studies, will be presenting a free 1-1/2 hour webinar titled "What's So Hot About Nuke?" In this captivating webinar, Steve will lift the hood off of Nuke to show those special features and unique capabilities that make it the hot new power tool in the visual effects industry.
"This is not a sales pitch but a focused demonstration of the specific design features unique to Nuke that make it the compositing program of choice for visual effects studios around the world." stated Steve Wright, "We want to make sure that after attendees leave this webinar, they have some great newfound real world knowledge about Nuke."
Nuke has emerged as the runaway bestseller next generation visual effects compositing program being adopted by power-hitters like ILM and Weta Digital. Developed at Digital Domain, Nuke advances a powerful new workflow paradigm between the 3D and 2D departments.
"The trend in the visual effects industry is to move more and more of the work traditionally being done in 3D into the 2D department where it can be done faster and cheaper" stated Steve Wright, senior digital compositor, "Nuke really pushes the envelope on this critical new industry trend."
Center For New Media Studies is producing this webinar for Steve Wright, taking care of everything required to make this a successful webinar.
"We are very happy to be producing this webinar for Steve Wright. He knows his stuff and is really well known in the visual effects industry as a top notch digital compositor, author and trainer." stated Marcelo Lewin, founder and CEO of Center For New Media Studies, "We have already attracted many sponsors including The Foundry, Sony Creative Software, PipelineFX, RE:Vision Effects and Smith Micro plus we have over 420 registered attendees and our sponsors have graciously donated many prizes to give away during the webinar including one full free license of Nuke."
To find out more information about this webinar, to register for free, or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor on this webinar, please visit them online.
About Steve Wright
Steve Wright is a Senior Compositor, 2D Technical Director and a senior industry veteran in visual effects compositing with over 20 years of production experience. He has over 70 film credits such as "Night at the Museum 2", "Shutter Island", "Solaris", "Traffic", "U-571", "Air Force One", "Hart's War" and many, many more as well as 70 broadcast television commercials. Steve is now a master trainer traveling around the world conducting VFX compositing training for major visual effects studios using Shake and Nuke. He also produces training programs and conducts classes and workshops both on-line and location based. He has published two books on this fascinating subject (available on Amazon.com) and his Shake training videos are available on Lynda.com. He is a member of the Visual Effects Society (VES) and the Digital Cinema Society (DCS).
About The Foundry
The Foundry is a world-leading innovator of visual effects and image processing technologies that boost productivity in motion picture and video postproduction. The company now holds a trio of Academy Award(R) winning products including the high-end compositing system NUKE, and keying application Keylight. The Foundry's products support a wide range of host platforms including After Effects, Autodesk(R) Media and Entertainment Systems, Avid DS, Baselight, Film Master, NUKE, Scratch and Shake. Customers include: ILM, Digital Domain, The Moving Picture Company, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Bros and Weta Digital Ltd.
Center For New Media Studies is a producer of many popular webinars including "What's So Hot About Nuke", "Working With Green Screen Shots", "Monetizing Digital Content", "Beginning Podcasting", "Twitter For Leads" plus many others. In addition, Center For New Media Studies offers various new media services including web design and development, podcast and web video production and post, eMarketing and social network strategy consulting and tactical implementation. Through it's sister site, CNMSTV, they offer web videos and podcast shows for "The New Media Generation".