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Class on Demand Announces Content Distribution Partnership with Focal Press

Focal Press titles will now be available via the Class on Demand online training platform (June 06, 2012)
DMN Newswire--2012-6-6--Hoffman Estates, IL, June 06, 2012 Class on Demand, a leading provider of video-based training classes, announced today a partnership with Focal Press, a Taylor and Francis Company, and leading provider of training products around the world. Under the terms of the agreement, Focal Press will make part of their extensive library of video-based training covering film, video postproduction, visual effects, and motion graphics products available via Class on Demands secure online delivery platform.

One of the first titles to be made available under the agreement is Complete Training for Nuke 6. Three separate modules of instruction provide training from beginners to advanced users. The online training delivers almost 12 hours of learning and covers; the user interface, keyframe animation, color correction and rotopaint, for beginners. The intermediate module covers channels, compositing CGI and keying techniques. For advanced users, there is an introduction to 3D compositing, 3D Geometry and shaders and 3D production examples. Nuke 6 joins other Focal Press training available through the Class on Demand platform including Complete Training for Adobe® After Effects with Chris and Trish Myers.


The course is instructed by Steve Wright, a senior visual effects compositing artist and Foundry- certified Nuke trainer, with over 20 years of production experience on over 70 feature films such as "Night at the Museum 2", "Shutter Island", "Solaris", "Traffic", "U-571", "Air Force One" and "Hart's War". Steve is also a master trainer, traveling around the world conducting VFX compositing training for major studios such as Disney Feature Animation, Prime Focus, Reliance MediaWorks, and Pixar Animation.


?We are very pleased to see our titles available via the Class on Demand online training platform, Says Dennis McGonagle, Senior Acquisitions Editor, Focal Press. ?Class on Demand has an outstanding reputation in the industry for producing first class training and their on demand delivery platform sets the bar for security, functionality and usability,

?We have built our reputation by delivering incredibly high quality titles, explains Paul Holtz, CEO at Class on Demand. ?The Focal Press titles deliver the same quality and breadth of learning. Were excited about the partnership between our two companies and look forward to offering many more Focal Press titles via the Class on Demand platform in the future.

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