Nuke training for Jam Media (Belfast)

spherevfx was pleased to have trained over a dozen artist at Jam Media (Belfast, Northern Ireland) in The Foundry’s Nuke.


Jam Media specialises in 2D and 3D broadcast animations including ‘Roy’, ‘Funky Fables’, ‘Picme’, and most recently ‘Tilly and Friends’.


During the course we focused firstly on moving from Adobe After Effects to Nuke, and then progressed onto some more unique tools specific to Nuke itself.

This included:

  • Media Management
  • Timeline vs. Time Nodes
  • The Viewer
  • Applying Effects as Nodes
  • Transforms and Animation
  • Effects
  • Layers and Channels
  • Premultiplied Alpha
  • BBox and Black Outside
  • Concatenation and Filtering
  • Working with Photoshop files
  • Colour Correction and Grading
  • Roto and Paint
  • 2D Tracking
  • Lens Distortion
  • 3D Camera Tracking
  • 3D Particles