Digital Compositing for Film

Clusters College for Media & Design
In Calicut and Trivandrum

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First ever opportunity for a Vfx aspirant to learn the most powerful compositing tool behind. Watchmen, Speed Racer, Batman: The Dark Knight, Quantum of solace, Narnia- Prince Caspian, Ice Age-3, The curious case of benjamin button, Australia, The Golden Compass, King Kong.
Suitable for: Students, Professional, Graduates

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Where and when

Starts Location
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3rd Floor, Baby Arcade, PT Usha Road, Calicut, 673032, Kerala, India
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2nd Floor, SFS Pointe, Vazhuthacadu, Trivandrum, 695014, Kerala, India
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Course programme

-Week 01
Basics of VFX
Composting Basics
Introduction to composing softwares
Introduction to Camera
Introduction to shooting floor lights
Introduction other equipments used on shooting floor
Understanding VFX workflow

-Week 02 and 03
Composting with Combustion and Nuke
Working with layers
Different methods of keying
Theory behind keying
Chroma key
Luma key
Diffrence matte key

-Week 03
Shooting for Chroma key
Techniques of setting of camera
Choosing key background
Lighting techniques
Shoot footage and key with Combustion and Nuke

-Week 04
Matt painting
Understanding history of matt ainting
Matt painting with photoshop

-Week 05
Rotoscopy using Nuke, Combustion and fusion

-Week 06, 07 and 08
Shooting final footage
Planning keying shot collecting references
Planning shoot
Preparing other elements required for shoots like props etc.
Shooting final footage part of final project
Keying and final composting

-Week 09,10 and 11
Wire and rig removal in compositing
Wire removal, rig removal, clean plate with Photoshop
Roto tracking
Tracking clean plates

-Week 12,13 and 14
Shoot for wire removal
Techniques of setting of camera
Setting wire removal set key background
Lighting techniques
Using wires for stunt shots
Shoot footage and clean wire with Combustion and Nuke

-Week 15
Shooting and tracking with 2D tracker
Shooting background plates
Tracking and composting with Combustion and Nuke

-Week 16 and 17
Combining Chroma with 3D
Introduction to Maya UI and modeling
Maya UV layout and texturing
Maya lighting
Modeling texturing and lighting a set
Shooting Chroma footage suitable for the set
Final keying and compositing

-Week 18
3D tracking
Maya live for 3D tracking
Tracking with Boujo
Importing tracking data in compositing softwares

-Week 19
Shooting for 3D tracking and match move
Techniques of setting of camera
Choosing trackers
Lighting techniques
Track and match move the shot footage

-Week 20
3D Tracking and color correction
Track and match move shot footage
Basics of color correction
Color correction techniques

-Week 21
Final project development preparations
Building concept gathering references
Scheduling and planning

-Week 22, 23 and 24
Final Project Development execution
Plan and execute shoots
Prepare final project with compositing and 3D tools
Professional ethics
Interview Skills

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