Learn Smoke 2013 at Manhattan Edit Workshop

[prMac.com] New York, New York – Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, now provides certified training in Autodesk Smoke 2013. The latest version of the high-end editing suite, which was unofficially launched in early 2012, is now one of the most popular post-production tools on the market to offer both editing and effects capabilities. Interested students can learn the basics of the program in Smoke 101 and more advanced compositing in Smoke 201. MEWshop is also offering bundle pricing for students interested in attending both workshops.

Smoke 101: An Introduction to Smoke:
This three-day hands-on course introduces key interface components, media management, editing essentials, color correction, basic animation techniques, keying and compositing. The goal of this course is to enable editors and compositors to quickly learn the essential skills needed to use Smoke in the post-production industry as well as understand the concepts that will allow them to expand their skills while using Smoke in their daily work. Among other topics, students will learn how to:

* Navigate the user interface
* Import and organize media
* Perform basic editing on the timeline
* Apply and edit timeline effects
* Color correct shots
* Composite multi-layer scenes
* Create a basic 3D scene
* Render and export the final project

Upcoming Dates:
* August 12-14, 2013
* September 13-15, 2013
* October 4-6, 2013
* November 25-27, 2013
* December 16-18, 2013

Cost: $1,695

Smoke 201: Advanced Compositing:
Complementing the Smoke 101 course, this two-day hands-on course focuses on advance compositing and visual effects. Students will learn keying, color correction and tracking techniques to achieve complex composites with professional results. Students will create 3D scenes that take full advantage of Smoke’s powerful 3D compositing environment and 3D tools. Among other topics, students will learn how to:

* Composite a 3D scene
* Achieve complex keying
* Color correction techniques
* Tracking techniques
* Import 3D objects and scene
* Create and modify 3D text

Upcoming Dates:
* August 15-16, 2013
* September 21-22, 2013
* October 19-20, 2013
* December 19-20, 2013

Cost: $1,195

Students may take Smoke 101 and Smoke 201 as a bundle for a total of $2,499 (a savings of almost $400) if they register and pay for the classes at the same time. Students will have up to a month to redeem this bundle. To receive this discount, simply indicate which dates you’d like to attend in the comments box. Register via the link below.Manhattan Edit Workshop
Smoke 101: An Introduction to Smoke
Smoke 201: Advanced Compositing
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Autodesk Smoke Overview

Headquartered in downtown New York, Manhattan Edit Workshop was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing cutting-edge instruction on Apple(R), Adobe(R) and Avid(R) platforms. Since then, Mewshop has added Digital Cinema Production classes, DaVinci Resolve, Autodesk(R) Smoke(R), Assimilate Scratch training and a two-week documentary film production course to its already impressive curriculum. MEWshop’s signature Six-Week Intensive is a jump-start for anyone looking for a career in post-production, while weekend and one-week courses introduce and solidify core editing concepts. Corporate and group training offer a customized curriculum, either in-house or on-site, for professionals eager to learn a new skill or to build on existing ones. The facility’s focus on small workshops, highly skilled and certified faculty, and a results-oriented curriculum have quickly won it the reputation as New York’s premier post-production teaching facility. Copyright (C) 2002-2013 Manhattan Edit Workshop. All Rights Reserved. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.

###Anya Oskolkova
Media Relations
United States
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