site news | Posted by John Montgomery | June 21, 2017
New course release: <em>Flame for Nuke Artists</em>

New course release: Flame for Nuke Artists

This brand new 12-part course contains over eight hours of video instruction and is designed to get Nuke compositors up to speed on Flame.

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site news | Posted by John Montgomery | June 11, 2017
Free course download: <em>Retro Resolve</em>

Free course download: Retro Resolve

Download and watch the world’s first da Vinci Resolve online color correction classes using both the 2K Plus and Resolve 6, first released in 2007. It’s lead by Warren Eagles, the first fxphd professor teaching colour grading.

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site news | Posted by John Montgomery | May 26, 2017
New release: <em>Nuke and the VFX of RISE</em>

New release: Nuke and the VFX of RISE

In our new project-based course, Abhimanyu Tanwar works through the compositing aspects of several shots he completed for the short film RISE.

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feature | Posted by John Montgomery | May 17, 2017
What’s the story behind NVIDIA’s new Iray AI?

What’s the story behind NVIDIA’s new Iray AI?

At last week’s GPU Technology Conference, NVIDIA showed off Iray AI which provides much faster resolution of ray-traced images. We found out more details about how machine learning leads to faster cleanup of noise in renders.

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site news | Posted by John Montgomery | May 13, 2017
New release: <em>Cinema 4D Particles Masterclass</em>

New release: Cinema 4D Particles Masterclass

Our new Cinema 4D Particle Masterclass goes beyond the basic particle tools available and discusses workflow problems and solutions aimed at real life particle productions so you can get the best results possible.

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feature | Posted by John Montgomery | May 11, 2017
NVIDIA GTC Keynote: a focus on AI

NVIDIA GTC Keynote: a focus on AI

The 2017 GPU Technology Conference keynote address by CEO Jensen Huang focused on the new & faster flagship Tesla Volta V100 GPU and the promise of machine learning and artificial intelligence.

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site news | Posted by John Montgomery | April 30, 2017
New course: <em>Transitioning from Mental Ray to Arnold</em>

New course: Transitioning from Mental Ray to Arnold

This new Maya course is specifically designed for artist looking to move from Mental Ray to Arnold. Mental Ray was first bundled free with Maya 4.5 back in 2002, but over the years other renderers such as Arnold have become … Continued

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site news | Posted by John Montgomery | April 13, 2017
New course: <em>Advanced VFX: The Desert Sandstorm</em> just released

New course: Advanced VFX: The Desert Sandstorm just released

In this new course at fxphd, Liam Whitehouse will take you through the latest release of Houdini FX 15 and Nuke X to learn how to create a photoreal high quality dust storm from beginning to end.

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