10 Results for Tag: nuke

From teaching compositing at Seneca College in Toronto to crafting in-depth NUKE tutorials online, Joe Raasch has a passion for helping VFX artists level-up their skills. Over the years, his students have gone on to work on numerous blockbuster films, including Life of Pi, The Avengers, Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon, The Dark Knight Returns, X-Men: Days of Future Past and more. We spoke with Joe about his approach to teaching NUKE, how students can get the most fro…

What makes NUKE special? We asked our creative specialists to tell us which features—new and old—they feel really set it apart. Take a look at their top ten, and if you haven’t already, why not get to know them all? Perhaps there’s something here that could really save you time on your next project.

Victor Perez has won the respect of numerous technical directors, effects supervisors and film compositors around London. His NUKE skills, solid photographic knowledge, and an eye for balance, color, structure and detail make him a highly sought-after compositing artist. Many, however, are unaware of how Victor came to be working full-time in the industry. It’s an inspirational story—one that should even impress George Lucas.

Ask The Foundry’s Head of Education Nicki Morris why she loves her job and she’ll tell you it’s the students’ creative energy and drive to learn. Take Andreas Feix. Using NUKE he created a six-minute stereoscopic short in just one year. This short has won him a Visual Effects Society Award, a place in the Electronic Theatre, and helped him secure a job at one of London’s top studios.

It’s one thing creating 3D stereoscopic experiences from scratch in the current millennium, but how do you go about adding an extra dimension to centuries-old masterpieces? Check the cereal package for some anaglyph glasses and read on to find out from industry veteran Steve Wright (still a great read without the glasses!).

With the recent announcement of NUKE 10, it seems a fitting time to look back at where it all started, and at the journey we’ve taken down the years. We caught up with Bill Spitzak, the original author of NUKE at Digital Domain, and Simon Robinson, co-founder of The Foundry, to get the scoop.

At Pause Fest in Australia, 2015 we had the chance to work with a handful of exciting artists who submitted motion response videos around the Pause Fest theme of “Pure”.

Ingenuity Studios put MODO 901 through its paces, along with HIERO, MARI, NUKE and NUKE STUDIO to bring pop megastar, Taylor Swift's latest video to life.

It's the buzzword on everyone's lips right now, but what have the team at The Foundry got planned and where do we see this tech heading in the future?

We grabbed our recently promoted "Mr NUKE" Jon Wadeelton, to find out what he's looking forward to in 2015 and how he's finding the transition.