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ADVANCED HOUDINI FX - RISE

READY FOR YOUR NEXT CHALLENGE? IT'S TIME TO TAKE YOUR FX TO THE NEXT LEVEL.

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START DATE

29 Jan 2021

DURATION

10 weeks

SKILL LEVEL

Advanced

SOFTWARE

Houdini 18 & Nuke

Most up to date techniques

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ADVANCED HOUDINI FX - RISE

LEARN HOW TO CRAFT COMPLEX VISUAL EFFECTS IN HOUDINI

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

Advanced Houdini FX – Rise is designed to push you beyond what you thought was possible. We will tackle all the major FX you will come across in a daily studio environment.

Meet your INSTRUCTOR

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SABER JLASSI

Rebelway Founder  &  FX Supervisor

Over 15 Years of Experience.

Saber started working in CG over 15 years ago and has occupied different positions as an artist in various countries around the world.

Before creating Rebelway, Saber worked as a Generalist TD at MPC London, a Senior Lighting TD at Framestore, a Senior Technical Director at Blizzard Entertainment, and a Senior FX Artist at Barnstorm VFX, during which he received a VES and an Emmy nomination for outstanding VFX work.

His continuous pursuit of knowledge and learning inspired Saber to create Rebelway. Now he teaches around the world and to shares his profound passion for the FX industry. 

Imagine a movie or game without FX …Neither can we!

Join the Rebels and embark on a journey of FX and CGI.

We will guide and mentor you along the way.

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.

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

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Example:

A purchase of a workshop priced at $499 will grant you 50 Points.

( 10% of the price ) 

Get up to 20% off with points.

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If you have 300 points and wan to purchase a product for $500, the maximum points you can redeem is 100, which is equal to 20% off the course price.

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WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

WORKSHOP OUTLINE

This course will require 5-10 hours a week with 50-100 total hours of active learning and practice by the end of the course.

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 have a working knowledge of Houdini you will likely succeed in this course.

If you are unsure if you are best suited to take this course, please reach out to us at [email protected]

  • • Houdini 18 rbd workflow.
    • Ways to create a ground collapse.
    • Guided rbd simulation.
    • Creating the initial ground collapse using rbd-bullet in sops.
    • Overview of the assets, environment and how to create something different.
    • Create a universal and flexible debris system.
  • • Universal and simple render-time edge displacement with texture preservation.
    • Creating a universal system to reapply the render-time edge displacement back in Houdini to get proper cracks for realistic collision and emission.
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  • • Create the crack propagation FX and the various simulations that go with it.
    • Flowing lava workflow.

  • • Create an efficient system to post-simulate particles that match the smoke simulation without having to cache velocity field.
    • Advance ember motion and simulation.

• Large scale dust and smoke simulation using Houdini 18.

    • • Workflow to efficiently render rigid body simulation.
      • Thought process on how to break up the various passes that will give us the most flexibility in comp.
      • Shading and lighting the ground collapse scene.
      • Shading the embers, lightning propagation.
      • Shading the fire and smoke.
      • Atmospherics.
    • • Karma, Mantra, USD.
      • How everything works and how to replicate everything shown in Arnold.

       

• Compositing using Nuke.

    • • This workshop contains a lot more information and the weekly breakdown is just the highlights.
      • Assignments and weekly lectures are very demanding and can be challenging to new Houdini users.
      • It is required that the student have a very good background in Houdini to be able to follow along.
      • Demo reel will be requested to verify that the student has the correct prerequisite.
      • Students will be requested to provide a valid ID document.
    • INSTRUCTOR: SABER JLASSI
    • FX ARTISTS:
      -SABER JLASSI
      -GAVIN THIN
      -URBAN BRADESKO
      -IGOR ZANIC
    • Modeler: cgtrader to be added

What Makes Rebelway Awesome?

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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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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.

Yes, click here to download a free PDF with information regarding our courses, time commitment, and program features.

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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