VFX Compositing Program

Nuke Compositing Program

Take the first steps towards becoming a VFX compositor for film & TV

Learn VFX compositing techniques used by top VFX studios

Start your career as a VFX compositor with mentorship from artists who worked on blockbuster films

This online VFX compositing program prepares you creatively and technically for a career as a compositor for film and TV. Master rotoscoping, digital painting, keying, scripting and lighting, and learn to assemble layers of still and live action footage, animation, and effects into one seamless shot.

Benefits of this VFX compositing program:

  • Learn from VFX artists who have worked at top studios
  • 100% online, study from anywhere
  • Financial aid for those who qualify
  • Career services and a supportive online community

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Get your career off to a great start with Hussian College powered by CG Spectrum. 

Hussian College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC).

Progress faster with mentorship from established industry professionals who will share their valuable insights as you build job skills and a polished portfolio to show employers. Inquire today!



Study duration

16 months

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What you'll learn in the Nuke compositing program

Get more out of your education with a high quality curriculum, career services, live weekly sessions with your industry mentor, plus support, regular events, and networking in our amazing online community.

Learn Nuke compositing essentials and get the hang of using professional workflows and tools.

Master Nuke’s user interface and start experimenting with complex rotoscoping techniques (a fundamental aspect of VFX compositing).

Next, you’ll jump into green screen keying and find out how to integrate different elements into live-action footage.

Put your new knowledge into practice by building several VFX shots from scratch for your portfolio. 

Put the skills from last semester to the test with more challenging projects!

Use your creativity to try out advanced rotoscoping and keying tools to produce complex shots.

Move on to digital painting to clean up tracking markers and unwanted elements, then create digital set extensions and sky replacements.

Discover how to set up simple expressions and gizmos. By now you’ll be good at managing clean, organized workflows. 

Expand your compositing artist toolkit by learning commonly-used, task-specific skills.

Discover how to create screen inserts and split-screen comps. Gain skills in de-aging an actor–(more commonly referred to as beauty work).

Work with model miniatures and learn compositing techniques with a matte painting. Build many exciting shots that will help to show off your growing skillset! 

Discover how to polish and present your portfolio to impress employers, learn how to network and market yourself effectively, and understand how to tap into the hidden job market.

Learn all you need to know to take your work and package it up for post-study employment. You'll explore avenues to host your work on industry websites to gain visibility, as well as ways to host work on your own site in a professional manner. 

As a student you also get access to career services to get clear on your career goals, polish your CV/resume and portfolio, write appealing application letters. You'll also get an insight into freelancing: finding work, discussing finances, and applying standards for private client-based work. 

Graduate feeling ready and confident to kick-start your career in this exciting industry!

Equipment & software

For a complete list of program software and minimum computer system requirements please download the Hussian College Catalog. Click the link below and select the catalog for our "Online" campus!

Meet your mentors

All of our mentors are carefully vetted industry professionals who have worked at major studios on feature films and video games. Meet with your mentor each week for a live Q&A call and receive recorded personalized critiques on your assignments. See who you could be learning from!


Need financial aid? See if you qualify

Learn more about your financial aid options, what you may be eligible for, and how to apply.

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