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  1. Advanced Building Replacement in Fusion Studio Lee Lanier

    We are proud to introduce a Fusion masterclass in background replacements with instructor Lee Lanier! With 7 easy-to-follow video lessons,  you will learn advanced techniques that can be used to create complex and stunning effects inside of DaVinci Resolve Fusion or with the standalone version of BlackMagic Design Fusion.

    The project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Editors, Colorists, Compositors and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Motion tracking
    • Stabilization
    • Rotoscoping building-elements and face
    • Fine-tuning roto shapes
    • Inserting sky in the background
    • Adding grain
    • Simple color correction

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or the free standalone version of Fusion

    Get access

    Enjoy the two first lessons for free, and become a premium member to access the full course.

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  2. Sky Replacement in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier

    We are proud to introduce a Fusion masterclass in sky replacement with instructor Lee Lanier! With 6 easy-to-follow video lessons,  you will learn advanced techniques that can be used to replace a sky inside of DaVinci Resolve Fusion or with the standalone version of BlackMagic Design Fusion.

    The DaVinci Resolve project files and footage are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    Editors, Colorists, Compositors and other finishing artists

    Some of the topics

    • Motion tracking
    • Keying techniques
    • Inserting sky in the background
    • Adding grain
    • Simple color correction

    Software required

    A free version of DaVinci Resolve or the free standalone version of Fusion

    Get access

    Become a premium member to access the full course.

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  3. Rotoscoping in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier

     

    The art of rotoscoping is probably the most important skill to master for everyone working with visual effects and compositing.

    Rotoscoping is frequently used as a tool for removing unwanted objects, separate objects from the background so they can be placed on top of other elementsm isolating color, effects or parts of your image, cleaning-up green screen composites and much more.

    Rotoscoping can be a very difficult, time-intensive process that ends with a bad result, but in this course you will learn techniques to work fast, intuitive, with great precision and have fun with your work.

    The rotoscoping course is taught by Lee Lanier which has written several books on the topic and teached rotoscoping techniques at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood. The first part of the course Lee will demonstrate basic techniques, and as the course progress he will move on to more advanced topics.

    The course is taught in DaVinci Resolve but users of other tools (NUKE, After Effects, Flame, Silhouette etc) can also benefit from taking this course. 

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Compositors
    • Editors
    • Colorists

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Introduction 
    • 02: Color Power Windows
    • 03: Color Window Tracking
    • 04: Masking in Fusion
    • 05: Using masks with merge tools
    • 06: Custom masking in Fusion
    • 07: Rotoscoping in Fusion
    • 08: Masking toolbar options
    • 09: Using double edge masks
    • 10: Advanced masking options
    • 11: Creating luma masks in Fusion
    • 12: Other Luma Mask techniques
    • 13: Using the Color Qualifier
    • 14: Importing and exporting masks
    • 15: Mask tracking in Fusion
    • 16: Paint tools in Fusion

     

    Software required

    DaVinci Resolve
     

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  4. Chroma Keying in After Effects Lee Lanier

     

    In this course you will learn essential and advanced chroma keying techniques in Adobe After Effects. Instructor, Lee Lanier will explore a range of different techniques to give you the tools you need to create the perfect key, over and over again.

    Most of the time will be used inside of After Effect's Keylight, which is the go-to-keyer for many compositors, and Lee will solve complex shots with poorly lit green-screens, soft lenses, blonde hair details and much more. We know this is what you have to deal with in production.

    Chroma keying can be a very time-intensive process that ends with a bad result, but the techniques you will learn in this course will prepare you to take up any complex task with confident and deliver a good result.

    The chroma keying course is taught by Lee Lanier which has written several books on the topic and teached chroma keying techniques at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Compositors

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Introduction 
    • 02: Extract
    • 03: Color Range
    • 04: Linear Color Key
    • 05: InnerOuter Key
    • 06: Color Difference Key
    • 07: Difference Matte
    • 08: Keylight
    • 09: Spill Supression
    • 10: Adjusting Mattes
    • 11: Matte Effects
    • 12: Garbage and Core Masks
    • 13: Other Spill Techniques
    • 14: Refine Matte Effects
    • 15: Using a Second Keyer
    • 16: Custom Luma Mattes

    Software required

    After Effects
     

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  5. Chroma Keying in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier

     

    In this course you will learn essential and advanced chroma keying techniques in DaVinci Resolve Fusion. Instructor, Lee Lanier explores a range of techniques to give you the tools you need to create the perfect key, over and over again.

    Lee will solve complex shots with poorly lit green-screens, spill issues, fine details, reflections, tracking marks, soft lenses, and much more. Typical shots you have to deal with in production.

    Chroma keying can be a very time-intensive process that ends with a bad result, but the techniques you will learn in this course will prepare you to take up any complex task with confident and deliver a good result.

    The chroma keying course is taught by Lee Lanier which has written several books on the topic and teached chroma keying techniques at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    The footage and assets used in this course are available for download so that you can easily follow along.
     

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • DaVinci Resolve users
    • Compositors
    • Finishing artists

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Introduction 
    • 02: Chroma Keyer
    • 03: Ultra Keyer
    • 04: Luma keyer
    • 05: Delta keyer
    • 06: Spill supression
    • 07: Keying bluescreen
    • 08: Removing tracking marks
    • 09: Combining keyers
    • 10: Additional matte inputs
    • 11: Custom luma masks
    • 12: Keying in color tab
    • 13: Sending a matte to the color tab

     

    Software required

    DaVinci Resolve

     

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  6. Screen Replacement in After Effects & Mocha Lee Lanier

     

    In this course you will learn all the techniques you need to do a perfect screen replacement regardless of the difficulty level of the shot.
      
    Instructor Lee Lanier will walk you through different approaches on a variety of screens with several challenges such as out of focus screens, hidden corners, motion blur, hands obscuring the screens, missing reflections and much more. These strategies will help you solve the most complex shots inside of After Effects & Mocha.

    The footage and assets used in this course is available for download.
     

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Finishing artists
    • Compositors
       

    COURSE OVERVIEW

    • 01: Introduction
    • 02: Monitor A - Two point tracking
    • 03: Monitor A - Applying tracking data
    • 04: Monitor A - Chroma keying
    • 05: Monitor A - Final adjustments
    • 06: Monitor B - Corner pin tracking
    • 07: Monitor B - Applying corner data
    • 08: Monitor B - Final adjustments
    • 09: Phone A - Planar tracking
    • 10: Phone A - Chroma keying
    • 11: Phone A - Adjusting Mocha track
    • 12: Phone A - Integrating the screen
    • 13: Phone A - Animating the screen
    • 14: Phone B - Planar tracking
    • 15: Phone B - Importing Mocha tracks
    • 16: Phone B - Creating a luma mask
    • 17: Phone B - Creating a custom glow
    • 18: Phone B - Animating the screen
    • 19: Tablet - Using the Mocha brush
    • 20: Tablet - Adjusting the track
    • 21: Tablet - Applying the Mocha data
    • 22: Tablet - Chroma keying
    • 23: Tablet - Grading the new screen
    • 24: Tablet - Animating the screen

     

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  7. Screen Replacement in DaVinci Resolve Fusion Lee Lanier

     

    Learn the techniques that makes you master screen replacements, regardless of the difficulty level of the shot. Lee Lanier will walk you through different approaches on a several scree shots with different challenges such as, hidden corners, screens that are our of focus, motion blur issues, hands that are obscuring the screens, missing reflections in the screen and much more. Learn to solve the most complex shots inside of DaVinci Resolve Fusion.

    The footage and assets used in this course is available for download.

    About the instructor

    Derek Hansen is a world-renowned colorist with background from MPC, The Mill and Arsenal Creative. He has crafted images for many top directors such as Gia Coppola, Young Replicant, Luke Monahan and Brian Buckley, and graded music videos for artists such as Miley Cyrus, St. Vincent, J. Cole and Mehan Trainor to name a few.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Visual Effects Artists
    • Compositors
    • DaVinci Resolve Users
       

    Lessons overview

    • L01: Introduction
    • L02: Optimization
    • L03: Tablet corner pin tracking
    • L04: Chroma keying
    • L05: Tablet - Animating new screen
    • L06: Tablet - Merging new screen
    • L07: Tablet - Intergrating new screen
    • L08: Tablet - Final adjustments
    • L09: Phone A - Chroma keying
    • L10: Phone A - Planar tracking
    • L11: Phone A - Merging a new screen
    • L12: Phone A - Intergrating the screen
    • L13: Phone A - Rotoscoping masks 1
    • L14: Phone B - Rotoscoping masks 2
    • L15: Phone A - Final screen adjustments
    • L16: Phone A - Paint fixing
    • L17: Phone B - Phone stabilizing
    • L18: Phone B - Building the screen
    • L19: Phone B - Merging the screen
    • L20: Phone B - Making a luma mask
    • L21: Phone B - Adding a reflection
    • L22: Phone B - Final Adjustments
    • Bonus 1: Monitor A - Matchmoving
    • Bonus 2: Monitor A - Applying Data
    • Bonus 3: Monitor A - Chroma keying
    • Bonus 4: Monitor A - Screen integration
    • Bonus 5: Monitor B - Planar tracking

     

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  8. Tracking Complex Surfaces in Nuke 13 & Mocha

     

    This course is about motion tracking complex surfaces in Nuke 13 and Mocha Pro, and taught by master trainer Lee Lanier. 

    You will learn how to add digital make-up, tattoos or scars to organic surfaces such as rippling skin, reflections to curved surfaces, and elements to complex surfaces such as flapping flags or undulating clothes.

    Nuke and Mocha Pro is the perfect combination for all compositing tasks and Lee will teach you the techniques you need to be confident to solve the most complex shots. The course is easy to follow and designed for both beginners and professionals.

    About the instructor

    Lee Lanier has created visual effects on numerous features films for Walt Disney Studios and PDI/DreamWorks. Lee is a world-renowned expert in the video effects field, and has written several popular high-end software books, and taught at the Gnomon School of Visual Effects in Hollywood.

    Who is this course designed for?

    • Compositors
    • Finishing Artists
    • NUKE Users
    • After Effects Users
    • Mocha Pro Users

    Lessons overview

    • 01: Introduction
    • 02: Shot A : Transform tracking
    • 03: Shot A : Transform tracking adjusting
    • 04: Shot A : Preparing the reflection
    • 05: Shot A : Applying the tracking data
    • 06: Shot A : Disorting the reflection
    • 07: Shot A : Adding tracking to a mask
    • 08: Shot B : Nuke planar tracking
    • 09: Shot B : Applying the planar tracking data
    • 10: Shot B : Integrating the text
    • 11: Shot C : Corner pin tracking
    • 12: Shot C : Adding additional track points
    • 13: Shot C : Creating a small matte painting
    • 14: Shot C : Applying the corner pin data
    • 15: Shot C : Using motion blur and grain
    • 16: Shot D : Planar tracking with mocha pro plugin
    • 17: Shot D : Adjusting the planar track
    • 18: Shot D : Mesh tracking in mocha
    • 19: Shot D : Exporting and importing the mesh
    • 20: Shot D : Finishing the 3D network
    • 21: Shot D : Creating additional matte paintings
    • 22: Shot D : Adding the first matte painting
    • 23: Shot D : Copying the 3D network
    • 24: Shot E : Additional mesh tracking
    • 25: Shot E : Adding different textures to the mesh

     

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