Nuke Hotkeys

Thanks to Victor Perez.
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The PDF can also be found here:
http://www.nukepedia.com/miscellaneous/hotkeys-pdf

If you’re looking for an hotkey app for nuke search “NukeHotkeys” in the AppStore (for free). There is also an app called “gfx hotkeys” which contains hotkeys for a dozens of vfx programs but will cost 1€ per program.

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Behind the VFX of The Great Gatsby

A very interesting video of before/after shots of The Great Gatsby. It shows the capability of customizing nuke to deal with certain tasks and to speed up the workflow.

The Orphanage’s use of NUKE on Iron Man

Being a Compositor

A little bit older so that the section “software” (e.g. apple’s shake is dead) is a little bit out of date but everything else is so true:
http://library.creativecow.net/articles/lafauce_john/film_compositor.php

20 Skills of a master-comper:
http://wolfcrow.com/blog/20-steps-to-becoming-a-master-compositor-part-one-the-first-ten-steps/

Some nice VFX Breakdowns

Interview on Dawn of The Planet of the Apes

http://sciencefiction.com/2014/07/07/exclusive-interview-wetas-joe-letteri-special-effects-dawn-planet-apes/

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A very interesting interview with Joe Letteri, senior VFX Supervisor at Weta Digital, talking about creating the apes.

Popular Visual Effects Supervisor Videos

VFX Industry and programs

 

 

Mike Seymour from fxphd has also some great tips of how to get into the vfx industry:
http://www.fxphd.com/tips/getting-that-big-break/

Nuke & Compositing resources

Books:

The Art and Science of Digital Compositing (Ron Brinkmann)
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Digital Compositing for Film and Video (Steve Wright)
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Compositing Visual Effects: Essentials for the Aspiring Artist (Steve Wright)
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The Ves Handbook of Visual Effects: Industry Standard Vfx Practices and Procedures (VES)

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PDF “The core skills of VFX” (http://spherevfx.com/downloads/Core%20Skills%20of%20VFX%20Handbook.pdf)

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Nuke 101: Professional Compositing and Visual Effects (Ron Ganbar)
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Digital Compositing with Nuke (Lee Lanier)
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Professional Digital Compositing (Lee Lanier)
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some books recomended by sphereVFX:
http://spherevfx.com/deliciouslibrary/

 

DVDs

Nuke 7 / NukeX 7 – Fast Forward  – (German language) (Helge Maus, pixeltrain)

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‘ARCHETYPE’ VFX Breakdown (Robert Nederhorst)

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Creating Highly Realistic Composites (Robert Nederhorst)

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Links:

www.thefoundry.co.uk
www.thefoundry.co.uk/support/user-guides/#nuke
www.nukepedia.com
www.digital-tutors.com
www.thegnomonworkshop.com
www.fxphd.com
www.nukestation.com
www.fxguide.com
http://www.cinefex.com/
www.thefoundry.co.uk/products/nuke-product-family/learn/

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