We put experience in your learning

Industrial Strength Training For VFX Compositors

1 on 1 Mentoring

giving you years of experience

Experience matters! Get mentored by one of our visual effects veterans who is grounded in the real world of production. How you approach a shot or problem comes with years of production experience.

Each of our award winning mentors have 20+ years of production experience in various disciplines in the world of visual effects using applications such as Nuke and After Effects.

Cut to the chase and get your questions answered and your problems solved!

Tailored Training

fitting your needs

Master VFX Compositing and Foundry Certified Nuke® Trainer, Steve Wright, delivers visual effects compositing, Nuke, and skills enhancement training to artists in the VFX industry around the world online or on on-site.

Using real world skills, techniques and knowledge garnered in his over 20 years of production experience on 70+ feature films and as many commercials, he can dramatically enhance the skills and knowledge of your visual effects artists and students.

When Steve speaks

learning happens

FX Ecademy master trainer Steve Wright is often asked to speak at events like NAB, SIGGRAPH and other industry trade shows, at educational institutions and even goes back to his roots to speak at classic gaming venues.

Steve is a VFX Pioneer having begun his career in the gaming world at Atari and Sega Paramount before joining the ranks of Hollywood’s Robert Abel & Associates the premiere trailblazer of CGI. From there he had a 20+ year distinguished career in the VFX industry.

Since 2005 Steve Wright
has been serving the visual effects industry with
mentoring, consulting, training and speaking engagements.

On-site at NAB 2012 Steve works with Jon Wadelton

Experience matters!

Get Mentored Training

Get mentored online by one of our visual effects veterans who is grounded in the real world of production.

How you approach a shot or problem comes with years of production experience.

Each of our award winning mentors have 20+ years of production experience in various disciplines in the world of visual effects using applications such as Nuke and After Effects.

Cut to the chase and get your questions answered and your problems solved! 

On-site services at Stereo VFX Bootcamp

One on One Mentoring

Personal Mentoring and VFX Consultation

Personal Mentoring

Help Me!

Perhaps you are a student at an institution of higher learning, but can’t get sufficient help from your instructor. Or perhaps you are working on a job and feel you need more training quickly on a specific subject such as motion tracking, bluescreen/greenscreen keying, camera projection, or any other topic.

Contact us and arrange for personal mentoring in Nuke or After Effects to get answers to your questions and professional solutions to your compositing problems.

Personal Mentoring is done via remote training using desktop sharing and can be arranged by an email inquiry to fit your schedule. The hourly rate is $75 per hour with a minimum block of four hours required at time of purchase. Time is scheduled with your mentor as requested.

Contact FX Ecademy to arrange your personal mentoring today!

We provide 1 on 1 Mentoring and Shot Consultation with our CompCoach™ service

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Solving problems and finding best approaches is what consultation is all about.

VFX Shot Consultation

Rescue Me!

Using Nuke or After Effects and having trouble with a shot on the job? Need a senior industry veteran to show you the correct approach to solving the problems of your shot?

Arrange for some personal mentored training where we will show you how to approach the shot, solve the problems, and produce a great shot both technically and artistically. Time is spent only on the subjects you want so you get the fix you need in the shortest possible time!

VFX Shot Consultation is done via remote training using desktop sharing and can be arranged by email inquiry to fit your schedule. The hourly rate is $75 per hour with a minimum block of four hours required at time of purchase. Time is scheduled with your mentor as requested.

Contact FX Ecademy to arrange your VFX Shot Consultation!

Providing customized distance learning training in Malaysia

Enhancing Skills

Customize Your Skills Training

Master VFX Compositing and Foundry Certified Nuke® Trainer, Steve Wright, delivers visual effects compositing, Nuke, and skills enhancement training to artists in the VFX industry around the world online or on on-site.

Using real world skills, techniques and knowledge garnered in his over 20 years of production experience on 70+ feature films and as many commercials, he can dramatically enhance the skills and knowledge of your visual effects artists and students.

Customized on=site teaching at Lytro, Inc in California

Custom VFX Training

Distance Learning,  On-site Training  &  Custom Courseware

Steve teaching online with students at hkVFX. Malaysia

Distance Learning

Targeted, cost-effective training

With the Internet’s pervasiveness, Distance Learning has become the hottest, most cost effective way to get training for a classroom full of students or for your VFX facility no matter where you are in the world!

After consultation, Steve creates a custom training program based on the individual’s or group’s needs so you can be assured that his training is targeted, highly informative and specific to you. This includes Nuke application training and VFX skills training such as

  • keying
  • color correction
  • working in linear light space
  • camera tracking,
  • stereo conversion 
  • rotoscoping

Contact Steve for more information to arrange remote training today.

Some of our Distance Learning clients are:
  • Sky 3D Television, Italy
  • Ringling College of Art + Design
  • hkVFX, Malaysia
  • Syracuse University
  • Anibrain, India
  • Rochester Institute of Technology
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On-Site Training

Take your team to a new level!

Whether you are a VFX facility, an educational institution or an industrial client,
Steve has the expertise and training materials to take your team to the next level!

Steve designs highly targeted training programs

His courses are highly targeted to the audience on a wide variety of topics. providing students his rare combination of Nuke expertise, superb training skills and vast production experience.

Steve’s training courses are in a league of their own.

He brings a vast library of 2K & 4K feature film quality elements, video and digital cinema plates to the training table or he can incorporate the client’s materials into the training program.

Steve has traveled to over 25 visual effects studios

He has created custom training programs and conducted staff training for dozens to hundreds of VFX employees at some of the top VFX Studios worldwide.

Steve is an accomplished Master Trainer

He can address a myriad of subjects— such as color theory and practices, advanced keying techniques, stereo conversion, the Digital Intermediate Process, Flame to Nuke transition training, ACES color management and the up and coming light field cinematography.

Facilities look to Steve for their Nuke training

• Pixar Animation Studios • Troublemaker Studios  • Disney Feature Animation • Reliance MediaWorks • Prime Focus • Ubisoft • New Deal Studios • UPP Studios

 
He is the premiere Foundry Certified Nuke® Trainer who has been conducting VFX compositing training on various compositing software packages since the 1990’s.

 Contact Steve

to start a training dialogue for your VFX facility, educational institution or corporation today!

As the 2014 SMPTE Kodak Educational Award winner and premiere Foundry Certified Nuke® Trainer who has been conducting VFX compositing training on various compositing software packages since the 1990’s, Steve is ready to create Nuke courseware for your VFX or educational facility.

Custom Courseware Development

Need custom Nuke courseware developed?

Look no further than Steve Wright a 20+ year industry veteran and VFX pioneer to design your curriculum.

After an initial consultation with your Comp Supers or your school’s Instructors, he composes a custom training program tailored to your needs tapping his huge library of feature film quality training elements or can incorporate your production elements.

Contact Steve  today to learn more about courseware development!

Steve has designed programs for VFX facilities such as Reliance MediaWorks, FrameBoxx, ICO VFX and a 1 year VFX Diploma course fully accredited by both the Canadian (PCTIA) and Australian (ASQA) governmental accreditation bodies.

Steve at Frameboxx Delhi Seminar

Engaging Speaker

Bring Experience and Insight to Your Audience

Steve Wright is a VFX Pioneer having begun his career in the gaming world at Atari and Sega Paramount before joining the ranks of Hollywood’s Robert Abel & Associates the premiere trailblazer of CGI. From there he had a 20+ year distinguished career in the VFX industry.

Since 2005 he has been doing visual effects training and speaking engagements. He is often asked to speak at events like NAB, SIGGRAPH and other industry trade shows, at educational institutions and even goes back to his roots to speak at classic gaming venues.

Steve at NAD

Steve speaks on a wide variety of visual effects topics... Speaking with authority ... topics such as greenscreen keying, 3D compositing, color theory, stereo conversion and the state of the VFX industry — to name a few.
Going Deep An exceptionally engaging speaker backed up by exciting visuals
Engaging Audiences Steve speaks at association events, educational institutions and industry expos.
Essential Skills & Master Secrets
for Visual Effects Compositors Industrial Strength Training

Event Speaker

Over the years, Steve has been asked to speak on a wide variety of visual effects topics such as greenscreen keying, 3D compositing, color theory, stereo conversion and the state of the VFX industry to name a few. As an exceptionally engaging speaker backed up by exciting visuals, he has conducted these talks at various industry association events, educational institutions and expos.

Here are some of the venues where he has spoken:

SIGGRAPH  Visual Effects Society  NAB  Denver Comic Con  Digital Cinema Society  Large Format Cinema Association Los Angeles Post Production Group Classic Gaming Fest & Expo Kodak Motion Picture Educator’s Symposium

Contact Steve to have him speak at your event!