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ADVANCED HOUDINI FX - THE CHASE

ADVANCED HOUDINI FX (THE CHASE) IS THE ULTIMATE KICKSTART FOR YOUR VFX CAREER

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START DATE

31 Jan 2021

DURATION

10 weeks

SKILL LEVEL

Intermediate - Advanced

SOFTWARE

Houdini & Nuke

Most up-to-date techniques

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ADVANCED HOUDINI FX - THE CHASE

LEARN HOUDINI FX FROM GROUND UP

Houdini has become the go-to tool in the FX industry.   Whoever wields its power is unstoppable!

The only downside is… Houdini can be difficult to learn.

This is where Mastering FX in Houdini Level 1 comes in.
In this course, we will help you unlock your inner Houdini FX skills and empower you to create groundbreaking FX shots in the world’s most exciting VFX application.

INSTRUCTOR

SABER JLASSI

Rebelway Founder & FX Supervisor

Saber started working in CG almost 15 years ago. He has occupied different positions as an artist in different countries around the world.
Before creating Rebelway, Saber worked as a Generalist TD at MPC, Senior Lighting TD at Framestore, Senior Technical Director at Blizzard Entertainment, and Senior FX Artist at Barnstorm VFX, during which he received a VES and an Emmy nomination for FX work.

 His continuous pursuit of knowledge and learning inspired Saber to create Rebelway and teach others around the world. He is incredibly excited to share his profound passion for the FX industry with aspiring and practicing artists alike.

ENROLLMENT IS OPEN!

Inspiring VFX Courses for Modern FX Artists.

Real-world VFX courses and coaching

Learn, share and grow together

This is your opportunity to grow your skills and achieve your VFX goals.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

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Our GOAL is to make our classes as affordable as possible.

Earn 10% back on every purchase.

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If you purchase a $500 course you will earn $50 in points.

Claim up to 20% off with points.

Example:
You can claim up to $100 off a $500 course.

Existing customers before June 15, 2020 have received anywhere from 50 to 300 points which can be used as a discount on any course.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

COURSE OUTLINE

Students should have an intermediate understanding of Houdini before taking this course. As a result, we recommend the following courses as a prerequisite:

• Houdini Fundamentals
• Introduction to Houdini for FX 

If you are unsure if you are qualified for this course, please reach out to us at [email protected]

  • • Introduction to Houdini 18.
  • • Workflow And Tools.
  • • Wedging and iteration.
  • • Hardware & Software.
  • • Crafting FX workflow.
  • • Procedural Modeling In Houdini.
  • • Geometry Processing Tools.
    • Creating a Production Ready Mesh.
  • • Procedural modeling of a simplified version of the environment.
  • • Putting the environment together.
  • • Destruction Workflow.
  • • Fracture The Bridge based on impact points.
  • • Sop Vs Dops Bullet simulation. 
  • • Setting up the exploding bridge.
  • • Workflow, Iteration and caching.
  • • Particle simulation Workflow.
  • • Where and how to use particles.
  • • How to craft Spark, debris using particles.
  • • Caching and rendering.
  • • Rendering & Shading With Arnold.
  • • Rendering & Shading With Mantra.
  • • Setting up a basic light-rig.
  • • Look-dev the various elements.
  • • Nuke, Houdini and visual Look-dev.
  • • Sparse and Pyro solver in H18.
    • Pyro simulation Tools and workflows.
  • • Smoke simulation for debris trail.
  • • Atmospherics.
  • • Creating the In between walls explosion (last shot).
  • • Rendering The various elements previously created.
    • Smoke, Particles, Interactive lighting.
  • • How to build complex visual.
    • • Water Simulation Workflow.
    • • Advanced Meshing Workflow.
    • • Collision And geometry Interaction.
    • • Wind forces.
    • • White-Water Simulation.
    • • Water Shading and rendering using a simple environment setup.
    • • A in-depth look at an existing composite of a final shot with all the elements.
       Please Note: This won’t be a Nuke training, but instead, it’s an overview of what a nuke composite look like.
    • • This workshop contains lot more information. This weekly breakdown is just the highlights.
      • Assignments and weekly lectures are very very demanding and can be challenging to new Houdini artists.
      • It is recommended that students have a very good CG background in shading and lighting.
    • INSTRUCTOR:  SABER JLASSI
    • FX ARTISTS:
      -SABER JLASSI
      -GAVIN THIN
      -URBAN BRADESKO
      -IGOR ZANIC

Our Courses Include

Hours of VFX Training

Project Files & Assets

24/7 Technical Support

Private Group Access

Lifetime Access

Online Networking Events

Instructor Feedback

Completion Certificates

Our community-centric courses are crafted to nurture a collaborative and exciting learning environment. With Rebelway, you will learn VFX while networking with fellow artists.

Our team of industry professionals are ready to help you achieve your CG goals. Let's grow your skills in the most exciting creative industry in the world.

It's time to unlock your creative potential.

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Rewards

Earn rewards points towards future training for every course purchase and completion.

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COMMUNITY

Engage in discussions with fellow FX students and chat with mentors directly on our private forums and chats.

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FEEDBACK

We have a dedicated team of FX artists ready to give feedback on your work and course projects.

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WORLDWIDE

We are currently developing subtitles so VFX artists around the world can achieve their dreams.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Our online program is designed to help aspiring VFX artists have successful careers in FX & CG. Unlike other online schools, our affordable courses are exciting and tactical. Through our courses you will gain the exact skills you need to work on Hollywood-level VFX projects.

In fact, many of our alumni go on to get jobs working for studios such as Dreamworks, Blizzard, EA, & Google.

If you are a beginner, we recommend taking our Houdini Fundamentals course.

If you are already familiar with Houdini, we recommend taking Introduction to Houdini for FX. The course is designed to be an overview of the essential techniques required to work on realistic FX in a modern studio pipeline. By the end of this course you will have an intermediate level of Houdini knowledge.

If you are an experienced Houdini Artist, or if you already have an intermediate-level knowledge of the software, you can pick and choose any course on the site. Most of our courses are designed to give you specific skills required for different VFX projects (Water, Magic, etc.). So feel free to pick and choose as it makes sense for you.

However, if you ever have questions about which course is right for you, please reach out to our Student Assistance Team via our contact page. We’ll happily recommend the best course for you.

Yes! We are an online VFX school that delivers actionable and relevant FX education to the world.

Our online system allows us to deliver affordable education to aspiring CG artists around the world.

After successfully placing the order you will receive an email with complete instructions on how to access your courses and private forums.

The Rebelway online learning platform gives you lifetime access to all the videos and material provided with the workshops. You will also gain access to a private course forum and chat system forever. Once a rebel, always a rebel.

Every class has a dedicated professional instructor who will help you through lectures, project feedback, and Q&As. Every session is designed based on the needs of the student. As a result, every session is unique and updated with the latest FX techniques.

In our courses, you will have full-time support from our FXTAs ( FX Technical Assistants ). This artists will answer any questions you may have during the duration of the course.

Yes, we do offer Certificates of Completion with all our courses.

Our courses are designed to guide you through different modules at a comfortable and exciting pace. As a result, modules unlock on a weekly basis. If you purchased any of our short formed mini-courses, you will receive access to every lesson immediately. 

Rebelway does not currently offer subtitles.

However, we want our education to reach everyone around the world. As a result, we are currently working on subtitles for our workshops in English, Japanese, Korean, Spanish and French. We strive to make our subtitles as good as we can. 

Courses are designed with the goal to teach students how to use a tool-set and develop problem-solving skills. As a result, they are benefited from a group environment with an instructor available to answer questions.

Tutorials on the other hand focus on solving one or two problems in specific topics. They are generally standalone and do not require the instructor’s support.

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