Whether you’re just starting out as a digital artist or making the switch from Adobe After Effects, our Nuke course has you covered. Learn the art of integrating green screen footage with digital assets and kickstart your career in this exciting industry.
Why learn Nuke compositing at CG Spectrum:
The VFX industry is rapidly growing and the need for highly-skilled, talented compositors is too. There’s never been a better time to learn Nuke, the most popular visual effects digital compositing package.
Get a more personalized experience via live weekly calls with your mentor each week, and study from the comfort of your own home.
On completion of this course, you may choose to continue your studies with the more advanced Nuke Compositing Course, which will prepare you for a career as a professional digital compositor.
Learn Nuke compositing essentials and get the hang of using professional workflows and tools. Master Nuke’s user interface and start experimenting with complex rotoscoping techniques (a fundamental aspect of VFX compositing). Next, you’ll jump into green screen keying and find out how to integrate different elements into live-action footage. Put your new knowledge into practice by building several VFX shot's from scratch for your portfolio.
*This short course is a prerequisite to the more advanced Nuke Compositing Course. It will give you the foundational skills you need to continue on your educational pathway.
To be successful in this program you will need basic computer skills and a computer that meets the minimum specifications (see next question).
A student license of Nuke will be provided for free. You will also get access to a library of VFX assets to use throughout the course.
You will need a dedicated graphics card, and a computer that meets the minimum requirements for Nuke.
Studying VFX compositing can open up a variety of career paths in the entertainment industry.
This short compositing course will get started on your journey, but in a competitive industry, continuing your studies with the more advanced Nuke Compositing Course will better prepare you for a job in the industry and help increase your employment opportunities.
The course covers more complex techniques and includes an entire term dedicated to career development and portfolio preparation to get you industry-ready. Some of the junior VFX compositing jobs you could pursue after completing the full study pathway include:
Discover more VFX jobs, tips, and salary expectations on our careers page:
Sean's worked at Walt Disney Animation, Technicolor VFX, and Sony on 100+ films and TV projects. Credits: Star Trek: Picard, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Avengers: Infinity War.Read full bio
Gen is an Oscar-nominated VFX Supervisor & Compositor who has worked at ILM, Mill Film, and Animal Logic. Credits: Love and Monsters, Doctor Strange, Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Mad Max: Fury Road.Read full bio
Brittany has 50+ film & TV credits to her name including three Star Wars films, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Black Panther, Mad Max: Fury Road, Blade Runner 2049.Read full bio
With a background in compositing, design, motion graphics, animation and 3D, Jai's work can be seen in Ant-Man and Wasp, Thor: Ragnarok, and Spider-Man: Homecoming.Read full bio
Based in London, Josh has worked at MPC, ILM, and Double Negative on films like Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Ready Player One, The Jungle Book, The Martian, and Spectre.Read full bio
Jason is a Compositing Supervisor and Senior Compositor for TV. Credits: The Walking Dead, American Horror Story, Bones, Criminal Minds, Empire, Ozark, Prison Break, and The Tick.Read full bio
Gregory Ng is a Lighting and Compositing Artist at Luma Pictures in Melbourne. His long list of credits includes: Captain America: Civil War, Deadpool, Ant-Man and Doctor Strange.Read full bio
Since scoring his first compositing role on Iron Man 2 for Double Negative, Joel's been nominated for two VES awards and worked as an Additional VFX Supervisor for The Mandalorian.Read full bio
The most affordable way to learn from top industry mentors in a fun, collaborative environment, while still getting plenty of personalized feedback.
Progress faster and enjoy more flexiblity with private mentorship. Ideal for busy schedules, career-changers, or artists upgrading skills or changing specialties.
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