• How To Level Up As A Compositor
    1 Hour, Free Session

HOW TO LEVEL UP AS A COMPOSITOR

FRANCESCO DELL'ANNA
The ‘How to level up as a compositor’ webinar provides an overview of the steps that are necessary for every artist’s and compositor’s growth.
The webinar is led by Francesco Dell’Anna from Vancouver, Canada. Francesco is currently working as a compositing supervisor at Dneg Vancouver and he has over 14 years of experience working in computer graphics.

A good compositor should possess a combination of creative and technical skills. It's essential to have a good eye for detail and problem-solving skills. These and other topics on how to succeed as a vfx artist will be covered in the webinar.
If you are looking for tools and tips on how to advance your career and want to learn how to take your skills to the next level, make sure to join this webinar with an industry expert!
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HOW TO LEVEL UP AS A COMPOSITOR

FRANCESCO DELL'ANNA
The ‘How to level up as a compositor’ webinar provides an overview of the steps that are necessary for every artist’s and compositor’s growth.
The webinar is led by Francesco Dell’Anna from Vancouver, Canada. Francesco is currently working as a compositing supervisor at Dneg Vancouver and he has over 14 years of experience working in computer graphics.

A good compositor should possess a combination of creative and technical skills. It's essential to have a good eye for detail and problem-solving skills. These and other topics on how to succeed as a vfx artist will be covered in the webinar.
If you are looking for tools and tips on how to advance your career and want to learn how to take your skills to the next level, make sure to join this webinar with an industry expert!
  • How To Level Up As A Compositor
    1 Hour, Free Session

FRANCESCO DELL'ANNA

COMPOSITING SUPERVISOR AT DNEG

Francesco has over 14 years of Television and Film industry experience. He started his career working on feature films in Italy and moved to Prague in 2013, where he worked on movies such as “Die Hard”, “Snowpiercer”, “The walk”, “Blackhat”, “Palo Alto” and several TV series. 
He then moved to London, where he worked for Double Negative and then relocated to Vancouver where he has been working as Lead Compositor for 5 years and during this time, he received VES Award in “Outstanding created environment in a photoreal feature” category for the movie Blade Runner 2049.

In 2019, Francesco has been nominated for VES Award for "Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Feature” category for the feature film “First Man”. He is currently working on “Dune” as Compositing Supervisor.
Winner of the 90th Academy Award for Best Visual Effects – Blade Runner 2049 and of the 91th Academy Award for Best Visual Effects – First Man.

About Francesco

FRANCESCO DELL'ANNA

COMPOSITING SUPERVISOR AT DNEG

Francesco has over 14 years of Television and Film industry experience. He started his career working on feature films in Italy and moved to Prague in 2013, where he worked on movies such as “Die Hard”, “Snowpiercer”, “The walk”, “Blackhat”, “Palo Alto” and several TV series. 
He then moved to London, where he worked for Double Negative and then relocated to Vancouver where he has been working as Lead Compositor for 5 years and during this time, he received VES Award in “Outstanding created environment in a photoreal feature” category for the movie Blade Runner 2049.

In 2019, Francesco has been nominated for VES Award for "Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Feature” category for the feature film “First Man”. He is currently working on “Dune” as Compositing Supervisor.
Winner of the 90th Academy Award for Best Visual Effects – Blade Runner 2049 and of the 91th Academy Award for Best Visual Effects – First Man.

About Francesco

WEBINAR TOPICS

ASK


Surround yourself with people you can learn from.
Ask them to share their techniques with you.
An effective way to learn and improve skills in a shorter time.

 

OBSERVE


Watch vfx.
Improve attention to details.
Look for imperfections.

 

RESEARCH


Read books about compositing
Visit other compositors’ websites.
Watch tutorials.
Open other people’s Nuke scripts.

 

LEARN HOW TO HANDLE PRESSURE


VFX artists are under constant pressure.
Prioritize what’s important.
Set boundaries and provide realistic expectations.

 

OPTIMIZE


Make sure your Nuke script is optimized.
Precomp.
Bounding Box.
Only work with the layers that you need.
Keep your script organized.

 

PLAN THE COMP IN YOUR HEAD


Plan your work conceptually first, then open the software.
Try not use all the time you have been given.
Meet deadlines.

 

PROBLEM SOLVING


Anticipate potential future problems.
Act to prevent them.
Apply solutions that could save time.

 

ADD YOUR OWN IDEAS AND INPUT


Your ideas have value.
Don’t be afraid to share your thoughts.
Ask for feedback.

 

BE YOUR OWN BIGGEST CRITIC


Learn to analyze your work.
Set high standards.
A skill that grows with your experience.

 

     

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