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Compositing with Nuke Essentials

Nuke is a swift and powerful node-based compositing application that creates high-quality film, animation, commercial, or broadcast VFX content. Nuke is used for film and television post-production, and it has been used in Bollywood, Tollywood, and Hollywood movies. Compared to other node-based compositing software, the Nuke interface is smoother and loads on an average computer in seconds. ProAlley offers a unique Nuke Compositing course to explore rotoscoping, 3D matte painting, keying, tracking, color correction and re-lighting techniques used by top VFX studios.

This Course is in English
Course Includes
  • 12 Modules
  • 83 Sub Topics
  • 10 Hours of Video
  • 12 Exercise files
  • 56 Quiz
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  • 9 Assignments
  • 2 Mentor Sessions
  • 2 Portfolio Projects
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Skills you will learn
RotoscopyColor CorrectionColor GradingChroma Keying2D Camera Tracking & Stabilizing 3D Camera TrackingMatch-moving Wire Removal/Rig RemovalCleanup 2D Compositing3D Compositing
Course Brief

Nuke is one of the most powerful compositing and visual effects applications. It allows the compositors to achieve high-end, pixel-perfect digital content.  

Nuke's toolsets, framework, and flexibility allow users to create stunning visual content using footage, computer-generated graphics, 3D models, text, and images. 

Get ready to understand & learn all techniques of compositing, color balance, color grading, and rotoscopy. 

In this Nuke course, you will also learn several compositing workflow techniques such as 2D point tracking, 3D camera tracking, stabilizing, camera projection, color correction, Chroma Keying, spill suppression, 2D and 3D compositing with Nuke. 

Who should take this course?
  • Those who are already familiar with any layer-based compositing application like Adobe AfterEffects
  • Those who want to become compositors in a node-based compositing application
  • Artists looking to composite and render visual effects for the scenes of the film
  • Those who wish to become VFX supervisors for films and television content
  • It is required for you to have basic knowledge of computer operations
  • It is advisable to have the latest version of Foundry Nuke installed on the learners' laptops or desktops
  • Basic understanding of Adobe Photoshop & Adobe After Effects
Technical Requirements
  • Windows 10 (64-bit only)
  • Processor: Intel or AMD Multi-Core Processor
  • 5 GB disk space available for caching and temporary files
  • Minimum 8 GB of RAM (16 GB Ram recommended)
  • Pro Certificate
  • ProPlus Certificate


What is Nuke used for?
Nuke is used for compositing and visual effects, and it is widely used in the film industry. In fact, in recent times, Nuke has been used as the mainstream compositing application.
What is the job profile of a Nuke artist?
Nuke artists create stunning composites and visual effects for movies, games, TV series, web series, TV commercials & more.
How does Nuke workflow function?
Nuke is a node-based program. Nodes are interconnected and saved in the form of a script. Each attribute and function is stored in the nodes and is non-destructible.
Who uses Nuke?
Professionals use Nuke for compositing & visual effects in films, TVC, TV & web series, etc. It is also used by Compositors, Roto Artists, Nuke Generalists, and VFX artists.
Which one is more important, assignments or projects?
Both are equally important for your skill development. However, assignments are designed to understand the topic further and may not necessarily be the final output driven. On the other hand, projects are as per the overall software, which will require the implementation of the concepts, skills, and tools covered in this Nuke Compositing course, and the project is entirely output-driven.
Are features of Nuke similar for mac and windows? Or are they different?
Every feature of Nuke is identical for windows and mac operating systems. However, there are few platform-specific differences with shortcuts keys.
Can I get all the work files demonstrated in the videos?
Yes, we term them as exercise files. You can download them and follow the lectures to practice and learn the tool. However, it is recommended not to use these images as a part of your portfolio. And go for something unique to demonstrate to your employers.
Is Nuke available for mac?
Yes, Nuke is available for mac, windows, and linux.
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