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Compositing Visual Effects

Compositing Visual Effects
Your Price: $61.95 CDN
Author: Steve Wright
Publisher: Focal Press
Format: Softcover
# of Pages: 330
Pub. Date: 2011
Edition: 2nd
ISBN-10: 0240817818
ISBN-13: 9780240817811

About the Book:

Compositing Visual Effects is an introductory book on digital compositing for visual effects that is designed specifically for newcomers to the industry. This book is digital compositing lite, designed to be fun and easy to read, yet full of essential concepts and terminology for those new to the industry, students looking to understand what role compositing plays in visual effects, or production professionals like directors and DP's that just want to understand what digital compositing is all about because it affects their productions. Eminently readable and highly informative.

This revised and updated second edition Compositing Visual Effects has been updated to include chapters on 3D and stereo compositing, planar tracking and digital capture as well as an in-depth look at how a VFX shot is produced from its inception to getting the shot’s final approval from the VFX supervisor. You can now have a look inside the world of VFX with interviews from the film’s Director, the cinematographer, the 3D Animator and the VFX Compositor.

If you are looking for a more advanced book on digital compositing then check out Steve Wright’s other book Digital Compositing for Film and Video.

What people say:

"Wright leads the reader through the entire process and techniques used to create blockbuster effects, but makes the journey easy for the layperson. This is a MUST-HAVE book for anyone who wants to know the magic that digital compositing is." — Jeffery Jasper, VFX Compositor, New Deal Studio (The Good Shepherd, X-Men 3, Pirates of the Caribbean 3)

About the Author:

Steve Wright is a senior visual effects veteran with over 20 years in the chair compositing visual effects for over 70 feature films. His film credits include Night at the Museum 2, Shutter Island, Solaris, Traffic, Air Force One, and many more. Since 2005 he has taken on the role of master trainer for compositing and Nuke and has to date taught well over 600 digital artists in over 25 visual effects studios around the world.

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