Nuke

Remapping Viewer Hotkeys for Roto efficiency

This started out as nitpicking but turned into an experiment in changing hotkey on the go while using Nuke. I don’t like where the shortcut key for next/previous frames (arrow keys) in Nuke. It’s far away from the left side of the keyboard, and since I’m right handed, my hands are in an awkward position […]

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Small improvement to Pr_Suite for Nuke

One of the most tool I use constantly in Nuke is Pr_Suite_v1.1, created by Parimal VFX. What is included in the suite can be found on the linked website so I will not go into details. What this is about is some small improvement I made over the time I use it. OpenFolder.py located in […]

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FFmpeg output from nuke

Recently I discovered that nuke in Linux doesn’t have H.264 in its codec list, unlike in Windows. Asking around nuke user forum reveals that it is because of quicktime only default on Windows and Mac, and there’s codec licensing issue. But to sum it up, Nuke in Linux cannot output H.264 directly, so I’m looking […]

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Python panel to manage read nodes

This is me getting too lazy to deal with one read node at a time. Currently this tool only includes two scripts: selectRead: Click, and it’ll select all your read nodes! setLocalization: A simple pop up for you to set localization policy, for read nodes only or everything (like readGeo2) Note: ‘Convert file path to […]

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Project Directory in Nuke

It is only after joining trollbridge I realize how using project directory can make things easy in nuke, especially in a big script with lots of files. It makes transporting the folder significantly easier as you only need to change one path as you move the folder. If using relative file path in project directory […]

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Nuke Execute with Command Prompt

This is a little side project I worked on during my second year in Media Design School. My lecturer, Ryan Mullany mentioned that Nuke can potentially render faster without its graphic interface running, thus the idea of sending the execution command to another terminal. So I worked with him to write a python script that […]

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Cropping Contact Sheet

I had the pleasure of in charge of a crowd simulation development for my university third year production “As You Command”. It was a crowd for a huge hockey arena, and we got almost 30 people from the whole class to shoot green screen plate of us cheering. This left me with about 97 green […]

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Nuke TCL/Python Snippets

Helpful documentation Nuke Python Developer’s GuideNuke Python APIKnob TypesSome Flags TCL: Get input node name: Set a variable in expression with TCL: To use this variable later needs to type it as: TCL String Operation that returns the 5th character from top input node name: Use TCL string operation to converts to uppercase or lowercase: […]

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