Keith Kamholz is an experienced Lead FX Technical Director specializing in destruction, with 10+ years experience in the industry. He’s worked at DNEG, Industrial Light & Magic, Blue Sky Studios, Tippett Studio, and Framestore NY. Career highlights include Pacific Rim: Uprising, Jurassic World, Transformers: Age of Extinction, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, and many other destruction-heavy projects.
In this 8 week course, suitable for both beginners and more advanced users, he presents his favorite production-tested workflows for getting beautiful destruction work done quickly, and with a high degree of artistic control.
*** I couldn’t include any shots I’ve worked on in the last 4 years, but feel free to message me for my demo reel password, or check out the rough breakdown of the epic ‘Jaeger vs Kaiju’ shot here:
It’s also the closing shot of DNEG’s latest film vfx reel!
”Keith Really did a phenomenal job. I’m not just saying that. I feel as though I’ve seriously increased my skill level in Houdini Destruction work after taking his course.”
”Amazing instructor. Very knowledgeable about the content, learned more during this class then I have in my entire college career.”
“He worked hard to push us to simplify very complex tasks and encouraged us to take simple steps each time to build magical stuff. I also admired his modesty & wellness for helping and sharing some of his coolest & production proven techniques, which you wouldn’t be able to find elsewhere”
“Keith is the best instructor you have! :)”
“Keith presented the most amazing course I ever saw…which so much love to detail etc….phantastic!!!!!!!!”