Steve Wright is a senior visual effects compositing artist with more than 20 years of production experience on over 70 feature films and almost as many broadcast commercials. Since 2005 he has been a master trainer traveling around the world conducting Nuke VFX compositing training for major studios such as Disney Feature Animation, Prime Focus, Reliance MediaWorks, Pixar Animation and many more. To date Steve has trained
well over 1000 artists on compositing visual effects.
Steve also produces training programs and conducts classes and workshops both online and location based. He has also produced many Nuke tutorials that are featured on LinkedIn Learning, Lynda.com and the Foundry’s website. He has been a featured guest speaker at prestigious learning institutions such as Ringling College, Syracuse University, SCAD, RIT, Art Institute of Colorado and others. He has also conducted remote training for Anibrain India, HKVFX Malaysia, Confetti Institute UK, and others. Steve has published two popular books on compositing that are available on Amazon.com. He is a member of the Visual Effects Society (VES). SIGGRAPH, and the Digital Cinema Society (DCS).
Published books: (available on Amazon.com)
Digital Compositing for Film and Video – an advanced book on compositing
Compositing Visual Effects: Essential for the Aspiring Artist – an introductory book to compositing
2014 – SMPTE Kodak Educational Award for outstanding VFX training
2010 – Telly award for outstanding tutorial videos – Lynda.com
2010 – Telly award for outstanding tutorial videos – CG Society
2008 – Telly award for best VFX for a fantasy short film DORME
2006 – President’s Volunteer Service Award for VFX training in Macedonia
1993 – PROMAX Gold Medallion Award for ACTION 7 News, Florida, campaign
1992 – Regional Emmy for CGI in MASTERS OF ILLUSION for The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
1991 – Dentsu Award (Japanese CLIO) for outstanding CGI commercial REGAL SHOE