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GenArts Sponsors Upcoming Popular Nuke Webinar

Center for New Media Studies and Steve Wright are pleased to announce the addition of GenArts as a Bronze Sponsor (January 20, 2010)
DMN Newswire--2010-1-20-- Center for New Media Studies and Steve Wright are pleased to announce the addition of GenArts as a Bronze Sponsor to the growing list of sponsors for Steve Wright’s upcoming free webinar titled “What’s so Hot About Nuke?”


This free “how-to” webinar, scheduled for January 26, 2010 at 10 PST, will lift the hood of Nuke to reveal those unique features that make it the hot new power tool in the visual effects production pipeline.


“Nuke is moving the boundaries between the 2D and 3D departments so that more and more of the work is being done in the 2D department where it is faster and more cost effective.” stated Steve Wright, senior digital compositor, Nuke trainer, and the webinar presenter.


“In addition to the great content that Steve Wright will present, The Foundry will also be giving away one free Nuke license plus a year of support valued at $4500 during the webinar.” stated Marcelo Lewin, Founder and CEO of Center For New Media Studies, the producer of this webinar, “All of our sponsors have graciously donated many prizes to give away during this webinar and we are extremely thankful to all of them for doing so!”


As an added bonus GenArts is also contributing two copies of the Sapphire Plug-Ins for Nuke package to give away to 2 lucky attendees.  This prize is to be added to the large list of giveaways from all of our sponsors for attendees of the “What’s So Hot About Nuke?” webinar.


“As visual effects have become essential to the art of storytelling, GenArts Sapphire has emerged as the go-to tool in the arsenal of many of the world's best artists and editors. 13 consecutive years of Academy Award nominated films give Sapphire an unmatched pedigree that make it an ideal companion to Nuke”, stated Steve Bannerman, Chief Marketing Officer of GenArts. “This webinar is a great way for artists to discover the full potential of Nuke, and how visual effects tools like Sapphire can unleash their imagination.”


To date, the sponsors for the webinar include The Foundry, Pipeline FX, Smith Micro, AJA, RFX, GenArts, Sony Creative Software, RE: Vision and Phyx Inc.


The list of giveaways at the webinar include a full Nuke license, PipelineFX Qube Package, 2 copies of Poser Pro, an AJA IO Express PC Interface,  2 copies of GenArts Sapphire plug-ins for Nuke, DE:Noise by RE:Vision Effects, Sony Vegas Pro 9, Sony SoundForge Pro 10, a copy of Phyx Keyer and Steve Wright’s two books on digital compositing.


To find out more information about this webinar or to register for free, please visit  If you are interested in becoming a sponsor on this webinar, please visit



About GenArts

GenArts, Inc. is the premier provider of specialized digital visual effects for the film, broadcast and video industries. The GenArts Sapphire, Monsters and Raptors portfolio equips digital artists with a collection of state-of-the-art image processing and synthesis effects such as glows, light rays, lens flares, lightning, film damage, fire and fluid effects. The effects seamlessly integrate as software plug-ins into leading editing and compositing systems from Adobe, Apple, Avid, Autodesk, Assimilate, Eyeon, FilmLight, The Foundry, Quantel and SGO. The company was founded in 1996 in Cambridge, Mass. For more information, please visit


About Steve Wright

Steve Wright is a Senior Compositor, 2D Technical Director and a senior industry veteran in visual effects compositing with over 20 years of production experience. He has over 70 film credits such as "Night at the Museum 2", "Shutter Island", "Solaris", "Traffic", "U-571", "Air Force One", "Hart's War" and many, many more as well as 70 broadcast television commercials. Steve is now a master trainer traveling around the world conducting VFX compositing training for major visual effects studios using Shake and Nuke. He also produces training programs and conducts classes and workshops both on-line and location based. He has published two books on this fascinating subject (available on and his Shake training videos are available on He is a member of the Visual Effects Society (VES) and the Digital Cinema Society (DCS). Steve’s training website can be found at


About CNMS

Center For New Media Studies is a producer of many popular webinars including “What’s So Hot About Nuke”, “Working With Green Screen Shots”, “Monetizing Digital Content”, “Beginning Podcasting”, “Twitter For Leads” plus many others.   In addition, Center For New Media Studies offers various new media services including web design and development, podcast and web video production and post, eMarketing and social network strategy consulting and tactical implementation.  Through it’s sister site,, they offer web videos and podcast shows for “The New Media Generation”.  You can learn more at

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