The John Hughes Institute (JHI), established in 2013 in Los Angeles, the entertainment capital of the world, specializes in computer animation and visual effects (VFX) training for creative technologies and the entertainment sector (feature films, commercials, and themed entertainment). Headed by VFX pioneer and founder of Rhythm & Hues Studios (R&H), John Hughes, the faculty and subject matter experts (SME’s) of JHI have award-winning credentials in VFX for feature films, commercials, and themed entertainment. Many of the faculty contributed towards the award-winning feature film, Life of Pi, which won an OSCAR for the best VFX in 2013.
HKVFX Training, founded in 2013, is The Foundry, NUKE Authorised Training Centre and an Adobe Authorised Training Centre. HKVFX Training provides application and technique-based training for high-quality Film, Animation, Commercial or Broadcast content using high end applications such as, Nuke, Maya & Adobe Production Suite. The training centre is headed by former R&H Educator, Hussin Khan, who was also credited in the movie Life of Pi.
Life of Pi Twentieth Century Fox 2013
The partnership will be a synergy in providing a two-way high quality Animation and VFX learning to the entertainment industry in Malaysia. Training sessions will be hosted in Malaysia and Los Angeles with various types of workshops. Among them;
13 participants underwent a 5-day intensive NUKE 3D Compositing workshop from 20th to 24th Jan 2104. The workshop was conducted by fxphd/The Foundry Certified NUKE Trainer, Hussin Khan at MDeC's MAC 3 lab in Cyberjaya. Among the topics covered were, NUKE's node compositing workflow, understanding NUKE's powerful channel system, working in linear light, understanding and dealing with Premultiplication, Rotoscoping, proper Alpha channel generation, Greeescreen/bluescreen keying, 2D Tracking, Planar Tracking, 3D Tracking and Matchmoving and working in NUKE's 3D environment. All 13 participants were the recipient of MDeC's Creative Life Long Learning Programme (CILL). To learn more about NUKE, visit The Foundry's Website. To find out more about the upcoming Level 1, Level 2 and Level 3 Nuke Trainings, please send and email to firstname.lastname@example.org