Final ABQ Boot Camp Schedule

by Lee on December 3, 2009

Visual Effects Supervisor’s Boot Camp FINAL Schedule

Friday, Decemeber 4

7:30pm – Opening reception
Meet students and instructors and have some pizza.

At Carrarro’s Pizza
108 Vassar Dr Se
Albuquerque, NM 87106http://yellowpages.kob.com/carraro+s+pizza+italian+restaurant.9.15315719p.home.html

Saturday, Decemeber 5

At ARTS Lab Digital Media Garage
http://artslab.unm.edu/where.html
131
Pine Street SE Albuquerque, NM 87106

8:00am – Script breakdown and budgeting
Learn how to break down a script for visual effects purposes.

9:00am – Shooting Stills
Shooting panaromas and HDRI probes, working with the Nodal Ninja nodal offset head

11:00am – The Location Shoot
Set etiquette for visual effects supervisors, understanding crew positions, camera, lighting and grip equipment and shooting plates with the Red One Camera

4:00pm – Green Screen & Studio Shooting

More work with the Red One Camera, shooting compositing elements,

7:00pm – Motion Capture

Setting up an infrared camera system for motion capture, directing stunt actors, facial motion capture, working with BVH data

Sunday , Decemeber 6

At ARTS Lab Digital Media Garage (Same location as Saturday)
http://artslab.unm.edu/where.html
131
Pine Street SE Albuquerque, NM 87106

8:00am LiDAR Capture

Shooting large exterior elements for pre-vis and set extensions with LiDAR

11:30 Boot Camp Wrap Up Session

Q & A, working with data, students receive hard drives and certificates of completion

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More VFX Boot Camp Drives

by Lee on December 1, 2009

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Your Bonus: Plug-In License From GenArts

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If you’re coming to New Mexico to build you reel and resume at the Visual Effects Supervisor’s Boot Camp – bring your camera! We’re proud to announce our partnership with the number one maker of precision panoramic heads in world – Nodal Ninja. One of things we’ll be teaching at the Visual Effects Boom Camp [...]

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Hotel For Visual Effects Boot Camp

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Attendees of the upcoming Visual Effects Boot Camp can stay at any hotel in the Albuquerque Airport or Downtown Albuquerque area and we’ll provide free shuttle service to and from all Boot Camp events. But some people have asked if we have a suggestion so I wanted to let you know about a special deal [...]

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