Geometry Tracking and Compositing in Nuke
Taught by Kirill Pleshakov
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- December 2020
- 3 hours 24 minutes
The course begins with an easy shot to lay the foundation for the second more complex shot. In addition to geotracking and layout with GeoTracker and PinTool, the course covers shading and compositing inside of Nuke, until the shots are fully completed. In addition, there will be additional layout and geotracking to clean up clean up items on set and fix visible fake parts left on set by the production team.
Kirill is a producer and VFX supervisor from Saint-Petersburg, Russia, currently working with the director Alexey Talizin in their full production cycle studio Movie Magic. Kirill has spent most of his career compositing and supervising at special effects studio Scandinava which is famous for creating miniature tanks in Panfilov's 28 Men movie.
Class 1: Introductory Shot - GeoTracker OverviewTracking the simple movement of the tank, with a full explanation of GeoTracker.
Class 2: Introductory Shot - Shading and CompositingShading and compositing of the 3D hatch for the simple shot. Also, preparing the setup for the difficult shot.
Class 3: Complex Shot - Camera SolveGeotracking the tank in the complex shot with manual point tracking for user tracks.
Class 4: Complex Shot - Gate TrackingLayout of the gate using PinTool. Geotracking the gate micro movement, leaving the gate's shake movement unrefined in order to save the track of it. Cleanup and Compositing of the gate.
Class 5: Complex Shot - FinalingUpgrading the hatch setup to make it work in our close-up render. Restoring the shadows, animating shading, color correction and defocus to complete the hard shot.