Rising Sun Pictures offers new feature film compositing course

25 August, 2015 by IF




Aspiring visual effects artists will have an opportunity to learn the basics of compositing through a new course offered by Rising Sun Pictures. 


The Introduction to Compositing for Feature Films will be taught by RSP senior compositor, Paul Kirwan, whose more than two dozen film credits include GravityThe Great GatsbyPirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides and The Lord of the Rings Trilogy.


Compositing is a fundamental skill for visual effects artists and the starting point for many visual effects careers.


This intensive, 10-week course provides an introduction to Nuke, one of the industry’s most widely used compositing software, and grounding in day-to-day tasks performed by compositing artists with a focus on feature films.


The course is suitable for beginning artists, ages 13 and older, for experienced artists unfamiliar with Nuke, and for media educators who wish to learn current pipelines and software used in film production.


Students will gain practical, hands-on experience and learn from a highly skilled working professional in a demanding, fast-paced and fun environment. The course includes a tour of RSP and a special presentation on the visual effects industry in the company’s theatre.


Course materials are supplied by The Foundry, developers of Nuke. Software, shots and lesson content are included.


The course starts on October 13 and  consists of 10 three-hour class sessions from 6.30 to 9.30pm. Classes will be held at Rising Sun Pictures, Level1, 180 Pulteney St, Adelaide SA 5000.