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360 VR Compositing in NUKE

by Doug Hogan

This course will teach you the basics of the virtual reality filmmaking medium, and it will guide you through the setup of your own VR camera rig in Maya and the new compositing workflows in NUKE. Software required: Nuke 9.0v4, and Maya 2016.

What you'll learn

You might have heard of a new little thing called virtual reality (VR). If you have, and you're curious about VR, then this course, 360 VR Compositing in NUKE, is the perfect course for you because it will introduce you to this new filmmaking medium. First, you'll explore the foundations of a VR workflow and how it's different from a standard stereoscopic project. Next, you'll jump into Maya and set up your own VR stereo rig. Finally, you'll take a stereo render from Maya and bring it into NUKE to discuss this new VR compositing workflow. When you're finished with this Virtual Reality course, you'll not only have a solid understanding of this new frontier, but you'll also have the skills to then apply these techniques to your own unique project. Software required: Nuke 9.0v4, and Maya 2016.

About the author

Doug Hogan is the Compositing Supervisor and a Senior Lighter currently working at Reel FX Creative Studios in Dallas, with over 10 years of professional experience working in the Visual Effects industry. A graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006 with a major in Visual Effects and a minor in Film & Television, Doug started his career working for VFX studios in both the United States and Canada, doing exciting feature film and commercial work, and establishing a solid foundatio... more

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