What Nuke is though that After Effects is not is a dedicated compositing software. The difference here is simply in focus. Think of After Effects like a multi-tool, and Nuke like a fixed-blade Rambo knife. If you want to double down on compositing specifically, Nuke will open up new worlds for you as an artist. Here are three tips for making the jump.

The industry is changing at a rapid pace, so if you’ve become somewhat complacent in your career, or you’re looking to have an edge at your next interview, let this article be an inspiration. It can catapult you into learning something new to ensure your future in the world of visual effects.

The multi-pass system in Cinema 4D can seem daunting from afar, but once you dive into the world of passes with us in this new tutorial, you'll wield it like the VFX professionals. Lendon Bracewell, an ActionVFX Instructor, takes you step by step working with multiple passes inside of Cinema 4D.