VFX Shot Creation from Scratch with Maya and After Effects
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- Know what, when and how to create a visual effects shot from scratch using various software
- Know how to use Autodesk Maya for 3D model creation
- Know how to use Adobe Photoshop for the creation of textures
- Know how to use Adobe After Effects for the compositing of a live-action shot
- See through the entire process of finishing a visual effects shot
- Compliment the visual effects skills picked up in the instructor's other VFX courses
- Passion and Good Follow-Through
- Basic Understanding of the Autodesk Maya interface
- Basic Understanding of the Adobe After Effects interface
- Basic Understanding of the Adobe Photoshop interface
Learn how to create a visual effects shot from scratch by being a part of an unfolding, untold story.
The First "Filmtorial®" of Its Kind in MOOC Industry & Possibly, the World.
Using 3 different graphics software to solve footage shot from a mere mobile phone, learn by actually watching a short film story unfold whilst helping the story's main character create the final visual effects shot through the course's step-by-step guide to 3D modelling, texturing, animation, 2D tracking and compositing.
Why This Course?
Taught by a real professional in the visual effects and film industry who worked on actual Hollywood blockbusters
Actually be able to create your own visual effects shots from scratch, using your own mobile phone to capture usable footage
Learn only what is necessary to be able to see a shot from pre-production to final rendering of visual effects
Major and innovative leading course of a series of other more advanced visual effects tricks, tips and methods
Participate in a new e-learning movement and style of learning by watching and being a part of the short film as student characters
It's like 3 courses and a movie ticket, for the price of 1 course.
You will Learn How:
To use Autodesk Maya, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe After Effects effectively, based on the case shot provided
To plan to shoot your own custom visual effects shots
To solve problems with real world film shots and post-production scenarios
Whether you're a filmmaker, movie-goer or just an avid e-learner, be one of the first few students to experience a new style and movement of learning how to create your own visual effects shot from absolutely nothing.
Even if you don't want to become a visual effects artist, at least you will enjoy the film and experience.
© 2016 Vicki Lau
- Film students and graduates interested in visual effects post-production
- Professionals from other industries looking to learn visual effects post-production
- Aspiring or new filmmakers
- Movie-goers or short film lovers
- Students of the instructor's other VFX courses
- General students looking to learn something new in an interesting way
Introduction to the instructor as well as an opportunity for you to introduce yourself and your aspirations in visual effects (or film), to the community. Learn why the instructor is qualified and the best option to be guiding you through your visual effects compositing learning journey.
Vicki spends her day at the beach, a monthly activity she does every month. This time however, things would turn out a little differently.
This lesson will explore how to understand your subject or character and the environment of your production, including things to look out in the environment for when creating a visual effects shot with limited resources.
For new Autodesk Maya users, this lesson goes through the basics of the default interface of the software as well as my own personal preferences and set-ups, in preparation for the 3D tasks ahead. If you are a seasoned Autodesk Maya user, feel free to skip this class.
For new Photoshop users, this lesson goes through the basics of the default interface of the software as well as my own personal preferences and set-ups, in preparation for the design tasks ahead. If you are a seasoned Photoshop user, feel free to skip this class.
For new After Effects users, this lesson goes through the basics of the default interface of the software as well as my own personal preferences and set-ups, in preparation for the compositing tasks ahead. If you are a seasoned After Effects user, feel free to skip this class.