VFX Basics: Moving from After Effects to Nuke

Step-by-step guide to transitioning your visual effects compositing skills from After Effects to Nuke.

Beginner 4.3(188 Ratings) 9,223 Students enrolled
Created by Vicki Lau Last updated 11/2019 English English [Auto-generated]
What will i learn?
  • Know what, when and how to navigate and use basic nodes in Nuke
  • Understand the functional differences between After Effects and Nuke
  • Translate compositing skills from After Effects to do compositing with industry software Nuke

Curriculum for this course
22 Lectures 01:14:42
After Effects to Nuke Basics
3 Lectures 00:08:20
  • Who am I and Who are you? 00:01:49
  • The 5Ws and 1H of Nuke 00:04:05
  • Nuke Software 00:02:26
  • After Effects to Nuke Basics 3 questions
  • Interface Basics 00:10:32
  • Structure: Layers to Nodes 00:10:45
  • Work Space: Hierarchy to Web 00:06:04
  • VFX: Effects Panel to Node Types 00:04:32
  • VFX: Basic Effects to Basic Nodes 00:07:10
  • Organization: Precomps to Backdrops 00:08:44
  • Export: Render Queue to Write Node 00:08:22
  • SHOT TRYOUT: Nuke this! 00:01:13
  • SHOT TRYOUT 3 questions
  • Nuke Best Practices for the Beginner 00:02:09
  • The War between After Effects & Nuke 00:03:21
  • The Thing about Nuke 00:01:57
  • Moving from Beginner to Nuke Artist 00:00:33
  • After Effects to Nuke Summary 3 questions
  • Bonus Lecture: "How to Get a Job in Hollywood" 00:01:00
  • Networking 00:00:52 Bonus Lecture: NEW "VFX Production On-Set: Becoming a Visual Effects Supervisor" 00:00:22 Bonus Lecture: Access ALL Our VFX Courses Here 00:01:31
Requirements
  • Passion and Good Follow-Through
  • Adobe After Effects CC
  • The Foundry Nuke (non-commercial/ commercial version)
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Description

If you want to learn how to use industry-standard software, Nuke, to create fancy visual effects (VFX) shots, but you don't even know how to bring in your files - then you're looking at the right course. This beginner course will help you get a head start with Nuke's interface or even help you transition your compositing skills from After Effects - either way, you are introduced to the intimate details of Nuke.

Learn that Other Compositing Tool to Grow as a VFX Artist.

Learn by working through a revamped version of our very own Filmtorial® where we work on a commissioned piece of art for David from Prometheus (2012).

Why This Course?

  • Taught by a real professional in the visual effects and film industry who worked on actual Hollywood blockbusters
  • Step-by-step guide with a practical and hands-on mini project to work on
  • In-depth exploration into the differences and similarities across the two software
  • Networking and open collaboration opportunities with instructor and students
  • Participate in a new e-learning movement and style of learning by being a part of a story as student characters


Empower yourself by picking up the tool used by 80% of the Visual Effects Industry.

You will Learn How:

  • To use the Nuke interface from scratch
  • To use and apply basic nodes and effects from After Effects in Nuke
  • To comfortably prepare work files, composite and render your work in Nuke

The best part of it all - this course is utterly and ridiculously FREE.

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About the instructor
  • 6 Students
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VFX Professional, Emmys 2014 Attendee, TEDx & SMPTE Speaker
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