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The Foundry Sponsors Upcoming Popular Nuke Webinar

Center for New Media Studies and Steve Wright are pleased to announce the addition of The Foundry as a Gold Sponsor. (January 20, 2010)
DMN Newswire--2010-1-20-- Center for New Media Studies and Steve Wright are pleased to announce the addition of The Foundry as a Gold 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!”


'Steve is one of the industry's most knowledgeable and renowned trainers.” Stated Lucy Cooper, Head of Marketing for The Foundry, “We have a close working relationship and have had a great response to the training videos he's created for The Foundry's website and YouTube channel.  We are excited to be supporting this webinar and look forward to issuing the winning Nuke license.”


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 The Foundry

The Foundry is a world-leading innovator of visual effects and image processing technologies that boost productivity in motion picture and video post production.  The Foundry's innovative products are renowned worldwide and support a wide range of host platforms including After Effects, Autodesk® Media and Entertainment Systems, Avid DS, Fusion, Nuke, Final Cut Pro and Shake.  The Foundry's product portfolio includes two AMPAS Sci-Tech Award® winners - its motion estimation plug-in set Furnace and compositing system Nuke. These products have facilitated ambitious effects sequences on features such as Harry Potter, The Dark Knight, Iron Man, The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Star Trek, Watchmen, District 9, GI Joe, Ice Age 3, 2012, The Final Destination, A Christmas Carol, Where The Wild Things Are, Avatar and many more.


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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