Formations professionnelles

Un programme varié de formations conçu pour répondre aux exigences de l’industrie, développé en collaboration avec elle et enseigné par ses maîtres.




General Description

This course is an introduction to the Nuke compositing software.

NUKE is the industry standard for image compositing and visual effects. Its node-based layout is designed to optimize the production pipeline for any project allowing mixing of 2D and 3D to achieve complex composites.

Training Goals

Introduction to Nuke is aligned with the workflows of the visual effects industry and alternates between theory and practice. Learn the fundamental concepts and techniques of digital compositing with Nuke-specific tools to achieve a finished scene. Professional industry practices are covered through real-world examples and relevant exercises.

Target Audience

This course is designed for professionals in the film industry, whether you are a 3D animator, illustrator or VFX compositor.


Proficiency in the Windows operating system and a 3D or visual effects software such as Adobe Photoshop or After Effect. Experience in digital post-production or image composition is considered an asset.


  395 $ + taxes



42 hours   



Tuesday June 13, 6PM to 9PM

Thursday June 15, 6PM to 9PM

Tuesday June 20, 6PM to 9PM

Thursday June 22, 6PM to 9PM

Tuesday June 27, 6PM to 9PM

Thursday June 29, 6PM to 9PM

Tuesday July 4, 6PM to 9PM


* The NAD-UQAC School has been approved by the provincial and federal governments, as well as Québec Emploi, and is on the list of Designated Learning Institutions (DLIs). Therefore, all our training programs are eligible for Bill 90 or Canada Triaining Credit, whether you are a company or  an individual.


NAD-UQAC School, Îlot Balmoral, 1501 de Bleury, 7th Floor, Montreal, Quebec  H3A 0H3

The training is offered onsite

The instructor will teach in the classroom and participants are encouraged to join her onsite. If they are unable to attend in person, participants have access to a remote NAD computer to work on the network in a shared environment as they would in production.

Type of Training

Theoretical and practical

Certificate of Completion

Participants must attend a minimum of 80% of classes to be eligible for a Certificate of Completion

About the instructor

Lyne Lepage

Lyne Lepage is a visual artist who has been working in the film industry for over 20 years. She has collaborated on numerous local and international productions as a colorist and VFX compositor with an extensive training experience in these fields.


Course Contents

  • Navigation and interface
  • Principles of digital composition
  • Production-specific workflows
  • Painting and rotoscoping
  • Tracking and stabilization
  • Color correction and integration
  • Keying tools and processes
  • Techniques for a successful composition scene



In the case of online teaching, every participant will be provided with a remote access to an individual work station and a web link a few days prior to the beginning of the training. Participants will have access to all necessary educational material and media contents.