Level up! Transitioning from After Effects and Learning Nuke

Level up! Transitioning from After Effects and Learning Nuke


  • Have an understanding of After Effects (this is an After Effects to Nuke course!)

  • Install Nuke (It’s FREE for non-commercial use!)


There’s a reason Nuke is the industry standard for visual effects compositing.

This free course is a short training on moving over from After Effects and leveling up to a more powerful and capable software, Nuke.

Nuke is capable of more complex compositing through a visual node-based compositing system.

Why take this course:
-If you’re serious about getting good at compositing, you need to be learning Nuke

-The instructor is a digital compositor who has worked on numerous Hollywood blockbuster films , at the highest level.

You will learn in this After Effects to Nuke Training:
-The difference between node based, and layer based compositing
-The basics of the Nuke interface

-Editing properties, learning about different node types and effects

-Learning basic color correction

-Learn about the timeline, and how to set keyframes and create basic animations

-The difference between after effects “precomp” system, and Nuke’s viewer system

-How to render out of Nuke

There is a small project file associated with this class to follow along with, with a sign up and free download if you want to follow along.

Who this course is for:

  • People familiar with After Effects, who want to step up in VFX and learn Nuke!
  • Beginners in Nuke who are unfamiliar with the software
  • Individuals curious about “node based” compositing, instead of layers