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Foundry Webinar: Lighting the future with Katana

About this webinar

Light the way for your students by teaching Katana! Quickly growing as an industry leader, Katana’s highly efficient and collaborative approach to look development and lighting allows for creative scope and scalability to meet the needs of today’s most demanding CG-rendering projects. Teaching Katana gives your students the skill set needed to become successful VFX professionals.

During this webinar Nick Boughen, Director of Education at CG Masters, will discuss why it’s important to know Katana, its value in production and how your students will benefit from learning it. Nick will also provide advice on teaching Katana and insight on how to overcome the technical challenges of an educational setting.

Katana Creative Specialists Arielle Martin and Brian Fukushima will also be joining Nick to talk about Foundry’s educational resources and for the live Q&A.

Hosted by

  • Team member
    Brian Fukushima Katana Creative Specialist @ Foundry

    I worked in Visual Effects as a Lighting and Lookdev TD in Katana for four years before moving to Foundry as a Katana Creative Specialist.

  • Team member
    Arielle Martin Creative Specialist @ Foundry

    Currently working as a Creative Specialist at Foundry, covering training and demos for Katana and Flix. Previously worked with Katana as a Pipeline Artist on animated films.

  • Guest speaker
    Nicholas Boughen Co-Founder | Director of Education @ CG Masters School of 3D Animation & VFX

    Nicholas Boughen is a 25 year veteran of VFX in Vancouver. An Emmy and Gemini nominated artist and VFX Supervisor, he has worked on 28 films, 4 TV series and many commercials. He has been teaching vfx since 2001. CG Masters uses most of the Foundry tools extensively in its production pipeline.


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