Longtime fxphd professor Matt Leonard dives into production with his newcourse covering work he did for Red Dwarf: Back to Earth. Leonard is ourleadMaya professor, but he is also an adept compositor who uses toolssuch as Nuke and Fusion. For this course, hell be walking through theentire productionprocess of his work on the show -- from pre-productionto on-set to the final composite. Hell cover all the angles ofdelivering great animation and a realisticcomposite in this hard corehands-on course.More details to come about the course once themini-series airs in the UK the weekend of April 11th. Professor: Matt Leonard (mattdleonard)
Class 1: Pre-Production and Working On-Set Class 2: Live Action Tracking using PFTrack 5 Class 3: Modelling Characters in Maya 2009 Class 4: Rigging Realistic Acting in Maya 2009 Class 5: Painting with Light, Texturing and Lighting in Maya 2009 Class 6: Timing for Animation, the Art of Performance Class 7: Animation, Bringing Life to Animation using Maya 2009 Class 8: Multipass Rendering using mental ray Class 9: Integrating the 3D into the Live Action Plate using Nuke 5.1 Class 10: Adding Realism to the Final Shot, Advanced Compositing in Nuke 5.