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Nuke - Deep Compositing Specialization (English group)

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Nuke - Deep Compositing Specialization (English group)

Short description

This course is an introduction to Deep Compositing. 

Target clientele

Nuke composers already in the industry who wish to complete their skills with Deep Compositing notions.


Knowledge of Nuke software (node graph, merge, color correct, 3D environment, ScanlineRender etc...)


Regular    250,00 $ + taxes
Partners and member of a recognized NAD association    224,10 $ + taxes



12 hours   



Friday February 18 : 10:00 am at 5:00 pm

Friday February 25 : 10:00 am at 5:00 pm


The training will be conducted online.

Type of course


Certificate issued at the end of the course

A certificate of participation is given to those who have attended more than 80% of the training hours.

About the teacher

Xavier Bourque has been compositing since 2000 (exclusively on Nuke since 2008). He has worked on more than thirty feature films over the years including a few films with a Deep Compositing component (Prometheus, Arrival). He also created the Pixelfudger suite of tools which is widely used in the industry.

Detailed description

Through a series of hands-on exercises, students will cover the following topics: 

•    Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of Deep vs. traditional RGBA images
•    Explore all the Deep tools included in Nuke
•    Importing and exporting Deep data into Nuke
•    Creating Deep images in Nuke without external software
•    Combine multiple Deep sources
•    View a Deep image in Nuke's 3D space
•    Optimize performance with large Deep scenes
•    Using Deep tools with RGBAZ (non-Deep) renders
•    How to take advantage of Deep tools in a complex 3D scene in Nuke (ScanlineRender)
•    How to make Nuke's particle engine usable in production with Deep 
•    Explore the potential of Deep to manage depth of field (DOF) in a 3D render

Informations or 514-288-3447 ext. 1426

Each student will have remote access to an individual workstation and a zoom link sent a few days before the start of the course. He/she will have access to the didactic material and media content necessary for learning.