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Introduction to Nuke Compositing

Get started in Nuke in this fun compositing course taught by film industry experts

Overview

Nuke compositing for beginners

Take your first step towards a career as a film compositor

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:

  • Get the latest skills studios are hiring for
  • Learn from artists with real-world experience
  • Private 1-on-1 or small group classes (max 4 students)

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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 powerful visual effects digital compositing package.

Get a more personalized education experience with 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 Nuke Compositing Diploma.

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Industry Qualification

Certificate

Study duration

3 months

Commitment

20 hrs weekly

Skill level

Beginner

Prerequisites

Basic computer skills & min. computer specs

Delivery

Weekly online classes, feedback and support

Included software

Nuke

Start date

Nov 1, 2021

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Why study with us

Learn Nuke from industry pros who have worked on blockbuster films at top studios

Whether you’re straight out of high school, changing careers, or upgrading skills, our expert-led programs help you build practical job skills that will serve throughout your career.

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Flexible Scheduling

Plan your studies around your work and family commitments

Industry Mentors

Learn from experts who have worked on blockbuster films

Job-Ready Skills

Build practical and relevant job skills studios are looking for

Payment Plans

Pursue your passion and start working sooner with flexible payments

Curriculum

Industry-approved curriculum to help you get started as a Nuke VFX Compositor

Term 1: 12 weeks
Introduction to Nuke Compositing

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 Nuke Compositing Diploma and will give you the foundational skills you need to continue on your educational pathway.

  • Compositing basics
  • How to use the Nuke interface
  • Rotoscoping and color keying
  • Adding VFX elements to a live-action shot
  • Seamlessly integrating digital backgrounds
  1. Introduction to VFX Compositing
  2. Common Nuke Tools
  3. Introduction to Rotoscoping and Tracking
  4. Intro to Live Action & CG Compositing
  5. Rotoscoping Explained
  6. Color & Light: Otherworld Planet Project
  7. Colour Keying 101
  8. Practical Effects and Live Action Compositing 01
  9. Practical Effects and Live Action Compositing 02
  10. Greenscreen Driving Comp
  11. Alien Invasion 01
  12. Alien Invasion 02
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Mentors

Be mentored by professional Nuke compositing artists

All Nuke compositing classes are taught by industry mentors with years of experience working on films and video games.

Study Options

Small Class

The most affordable way to learn from top industry mentors in a fun, collaborative environment, while still getting plenty of personalized feedback.

  • Max. 4 students per course
  • Affordable high-quality education
  • Network while you learn
Study Options

1-on-1 Private

Progress faster and enjoy more flexiblity with private mentorship. Ideal for busy schedules, career-changers, or artists upgrading skills or changing specialties.

  • Maximum level of mentor interaction
  • Greater flexibility to schedule classes
  • Customized learning experience

 

Monthly
$1,185 USD

(3 x payments)

Monthly
$1,485 USD

(3 x payments)

Student Showcase

High quality student work that speaks for itself

With a focus on portfolio preparation, we help students build their competitive edge with high quality work that gets noticed. See what they are creating.

Studios that hire our students

With a focus on portfolio preparation, we help students build their competitive edge with high quality work that gets noticed. See what they are creating.