Toonz Academy first Training Centre of Nuke in Kerala


Trivandrum: Technopark based animation institute, Toonz Academy has announced that it become the first Authorized Training Centre (ATC) of Nuke in Kerala. Nuke is sophisticated visual effects (VFX) software from The Foundry, UK.

At the official launch of the Toonz-Nuke ATC held in the city, Ajith Kumar C, Head of Toonz Academy said, “The Toonz-Nuke Centre is setup aiming at pioneering and imparting a more effective way of learning and better way to nurture students for exciting careers in visual effects & animation.”

In her remarks, Nicki Morris, Head of Education vertical, Foundry UK said, “Global production studios, creative teams and individual artists face increasing demand for innovative, high-quality visual experiences. Delivering the best feature or animation film, games, television and shortform content requires fast, efficient and flexible compositing capabilities at the heart of the production pipeline. Compositing is the creative process of assembling and combining filmed or rendered elements from multiple sources, to create a final lifelike illusion or fantastical visual effect, delivered as a set of still or moving pictures, the Nuke is the Best.”

Nuke provides artists and developers complete creative control, cutting-edge compositing toolsets and more extensive customization options. Nuke’s broad range feature updates make it the perfect tool to get the job done on projects big or small.

A S Vinod, VP, Toonz Academy said, “Toonz Academy has entered into an association with The Foundry, UK, creators of the cutting edge technology visual effects software, Nuke, for setting up this ATC. The Foundry will provide the curriculum, lesson plans, exercise files and also the certification. The faculties are also trained by the Foundry experts. This will help students in developing multi-disciplined skill-sets that can be employed in an individual or global facility environment”.

“Nuke was used in creation of award winning movies like Avataar, Life of Pi, Gravity, Hobbit, etc. With this association, the VFX course imparted by the Toonz Academy will become the best in the arena”, he added.

The Toonz Academy Team along with Mohan Subramanium, Chief Creative Officer and Nuke Southern Regional Head, R Siva Shankar were also present on the occasion.

Kerala IT News