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How To Composite VFX Stock Footage Into Any CG Star Wars Scene | Nuke VFX Tutorial

How To Composite VFX Stock Footage Into Any CG Star Wars Scene | Nuke VFX Tutorial

Learn how to composite ActionVFX stock footage to a CG Star Wars scene in Nuke.

In this Nuke tutorial, we are going to a galaxy far, far away! Inside Nuke, we are going through the details in setting the comp up, and then adding the perfect touch of ActionVFX elements throughout.

The Star Wars-inspired scene we're compositing VFX stock footage with is an aerial battle between a TIE Fighter and the famed X-Wing.

This Nuke Tutorial Covers:

  • Positioning VFX stock footage in 3D space using Geo
  • Utilizing TimeOffset to produce accurate timing between footage
  • Using the 3D scene camera
  • Using ScanlineRender to quickly determine scene positioning
  • Using Dirt Blasts, Sparks, Gun Smoke, & Exploding Debris VFX for blaster impacts
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