Rising Sun Pictures Offers VFX Course with Houdini

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Thu, 11/12/2015 - 11:30 -- Nick Dager

Digital artists will learn how to create realistic explosions, smoke, fire and other dynamic visual effects though a new training class from Rising Sun Pictures. Introduction to Dynamic Effects for Feature Film Using Houdini will introduce students to a software program that has become a standard tool in feature film and high-end television production, especially for working with complex particle systems. The course will be taught by visual effects artist Thomas Cant whose many credits include X-Men: Days of Future Past.

Rising Sun Pictures is hosting an effects seminar with Houdini.Developed by Side Effects, Houdini is a powerful 3D animation platform with a procedural, node-based workflow. Artists proficient in its use are in high demand worldwide. In the latest offering from RSP’s highly regarded training program, Thomas Cant teaches students the basics of working with this highly flexible program in a simulated production environment. By the end of the course, students will have created their own realistic dynamic effects. 3D assets will be provided by RSP.

Introduction to Dynamic Effects for Feature Film Using Houdini comprises 10 weekly session beginning Wednesday, 27th January 2016. Classes will be held on Wednesdays from 6.30pm to 9.30 pm at Rising Sun Pictures.

Enrollment is available through Everbrite at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/intro-to-dynamic-fx-for-film-using-houdi...

Rising Sun Pictures has been offering training for visual effects artists since 2013. Classes are small in size and emphasize practical, commercially viable skills. Its regular training program has produced dozens of graduates many of whom have found work as junior artists at visual effects studios in Australia and elsewhere.

For more information about training at Rising Sun Pictures, visit http://education.rsp.com.au

Rising Sun Pictures http://www.rsp.com.au