Learn Smoke 2015 at Manhattan Edit Workshop

New dates now available for basic and advanced workshops in Autodesk’s editing & effects powerhouse Smoke 2015.

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New York, NY (PRWEB) August 14, 2014

Manhattan Edit Workshop (MEWShop), the cutting-edge authorized digital training destination for post-production and content creators, now provides certified training in Autodesk Smoke 2015. The latest version of the high-end editing suite is now one of the most popular and efficient post-production tools on the market to offer both editing and effects capabilities. Interested students will learn the basics of the program in Smoke 101: An Introduction to Smoke and more advanced techniques with Smoke 201: Advanced Compositing. MEWShop also offers bundle pricing for students who attend both workshops.

Smoke 101: An Introduction to Smoke
The goal of this three-day course is to enable editors and compositors to quickly learn the essential skills needed to use Smoke in the post-production industry. This class introduces key components of the software as well as an understanding of the concepts that allow them to expand their skills while using Smoke in their daily work. The curriculum includes:
●    Learning the interface
●    Media management
●    Editing essentials
●    Composite multi-layer scenes
●    Create a basic 3D scene
●    Color correction            
●    Basic animation
●    Keying and compositing
●    Rendering & exporting the final project

Upcoming dates:
September 22 - 24, 2014
October 20 - 22, 2014
Cost: $1,750

Smoke 201: Advanced Compositing
This two-day hands-on course dives deeper into the full capabilities of Smoke’s 3D scene creation. Students will build upon keying, color correction and other skills learned in the 101 as well as advanced compositing, visual effects, and tracking techniques that allow students to create a complex compositions with professional results. The curriculum includes:
●    Composite a 3D scene
●    Keying in action
●    Color correction techniques
●    Tracking and stabilizing techniques
●    Import 3D objects and scene
●    Create and modify 3D text
●    Media management

Upcoming dates:
September 25 - 26, 2014
October 23 - 24, 2014
Cost: $1,195

Students may take Smoke 101 and Smoke 201 as a bundle for a total of $2,499 (that’s over 15% off!). To receive the bundled price potential students must 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 at https://www.mewshop.com/registration.

About Manhattan Edit Workshop – Certified Training in New York City and Your City
Headquartered in the Flatiron District of New York City, Manhattan Edit Workshop was founded in 2002 with the goal of providing cutting-edge instruction on Apple®, Adobe® and Avid® platforms. Since then, MEWShop has added Digital Cinema Production classes, DaVinci Resolve, Autodesk® Smoke®, 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 has quickly won it the reputation as New York’s premier post-production teaching facility.

Follow @mewshop on Twitter and Facebook. For more information on Manhattan Edit Workshop please visit: http://www.mewshop.com.

Press Contacts
Jason Banke
Manhattan Edit Workshop
Vice President of Operations
Jason(at)mewshop(dot)com
212-414-9570

Talia Simpson
Manhattan Edit Workshop
Social Media and Marketing
Talia(at)mewshop(dot)com
212-414-9570

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