About Erwan Leroy

Erwan is a VFX artist, and main author on the Blog.

CGStudioMap is back! Now Open-source.

Some of you may remember CGStudioMap, which used to be the most comprehensive database about CG studios around the world. It shut down a bit over a year ago, and it's been missed dearly by many. Some tried to imitate it, with more or less success, but now, the real thing is back. The Team [...]

By | July 19th, 2015|General|0 Comments

Coca-Cola T-Rex

The first collaboration between MPC Shanghai, MPC London and MPC Bangalore. We created a full CG dinosaur, digital matte paintings and assembled it into this cool commercial in just a few short weeks. It was an interesting challenge to figure out the best workflow between 3 different locations in 3 different time zones. […]

By | June 13th, 2015|Work|0 Comments

Nuke & Python: Making your first functional plugin: Node colors presets. Part 1/2

We’ve looked at a few examples of Nuke code in my previous posts, and hopefully you’re starting to get around to reading Python code. Today I’d like to take you through the whole process of making a small python plug-in. We will start by defining the project, think about different solutions, define the main structure [...]

By | May 4th, 2015|Nuke, Python, Tutorials|0 Comments

Getting started with Python for Nuke

Fellow compositor and VFX students often approached me wondering how and why to learn Python. I decided to compile and write down a summary of the many different advises I have about it. Why should I learn Python? It is true you don't need to know anything about coding to be a VFX artist, you can [...]

By | March 30th, 2015|Nuke, Python, Tutorials|4 Comments