Louisiana International Film Festival


In this demonstration-based workshop, students were introduced to Blue/Green screen theory and practice. Topics covered: theory, screens, lighting considerations, as well as keying software. Blue/Green screen keying and digital compositing techniques were demonstrated using Adobe After Effects.

Please follow the following link for notes on this workshop: LIFF


Intro to 3D Animation Workshop

Intro to 3D Animation Workshop
Presenter: Jamil Lahham of Moonbot Studios
January 28, 2012, Technology Center Rm 225A
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
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Register online or bring exact change to pay at door

A quick overview and demonstration of the principles of 3D character animation using Autodesk Maya.

Jamil is a Lead Animator at Moonbot Studios, where he worked on the award-winning short film, The Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Lessmore.

Stills by Jamil Lahhan

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Applied Green Screen Workshop

Applied Green Screen
Presenters: Greg Nelson of Zydeco FX and John Miralles, LSUS AVE Program
November 12, 2011, Technology Center Room 225B
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Join Visual Effects Veterans Greg Nelson of Zydeco FX and John Miralles of the AVE Program for a one of a kind look at applied visual effects green screen workflows utilizing the LSU Shreveport’s digital media green screen stage and the Foundry’s Nuke visual effects compositing software back to back.

Students will go through a real world exercise of lighting in the studio and keying in the classroom as part of this unique workshop. This workshop will be instructive for anyone who has to work on either side of the process as rarely are they shown in this context.