fxphd VFX 101 - Intro to Compositing with Ron Brinkmann | project files | .mov | 3.29Gb
Each week, Ron Brinkmann and Mike Seymour explore the fundamentals of visual effects compositing. Brinkmann is well known throughout the industry; a visual effects supervisor who co-founded Nothing Real and helped create Shake. More recently he has served as an advisor on The Foundry’s Nuke compositing software. He is author of the recently released second edition of The Art and Science of Digital Compositing (Morgan Kaufmann). This book forms the foundation of the course, and the weekly discussions expand upon the principles found in the text.
Class 1: Accuracy vs Art. And how our minds can be tricked. It is art and science.
Class 2: Compositing hierarchy: who has what roles?
Class 3: Camera issues and greenscreen
Class 4: Resolution, colour space and formats
Class 5: Roto and keying
Class 6: 3D tracking and on set
Class 7: Matte painting. morphing, and telegraphing effects
Class 8: 3D multipass rendering and lens curvature
Class 9: Bit-depth, compression, codec and aspect ratio.
Class 10: Selling the shot