Notch Training Overview

We offer two streams of in-person training; one for designers & artists and another for AV technicians & technologists. See the course description for the one that fits the best for you.

 

Can’t make it in person? See Notch Academy for our video training course.

For Content Creators

Content Basics

Pre-requisites None
Duration 1 day

If you are a designer or artist who is entirely new to Notch, then this is the course for you. You’ll learn how to navigate your way around Notch, create some basic effects and export your work.

Syllabus

  • Basic Post-FX
  • Basic Lighting
  • Basic Modifiers
  • Basic Particles
  • External formats
  • Exporting to Blocks & Standalones
  • Network Editing

Content Essentials

Pre-requisites Either completed:

  • Content Basics course
  • Notch for AV Technicians course
  • Online Notch Academy
Duration 2 days

This course is for designers & artists who want to create stunning content in Notch. It assumes basic knowledge of Notch. As well as directed teaching, there is a workshop in which you are able to create a piece of your own content in a supported environment.

Syllabus

  • Timeline and its features
  • Advanced Post-FX
  • Advanced Lights (incl. Raytracing)
  • Advanced Particles
  • Materials (incl. Raytracing & Substance)
  • Advanced modifiers
  • Deformers
  • Cloners
  • Fields
  • Procedurals
  • Workshop: Bringing it all together in a full delivery project

For Technologists

Notch for Technologists

Pre-requisites None
Duration 1 day

This course is designed for media server operators/techs & system integrators who are new to Notch. You’ll learn how to navigate your way around Notch, create some basic effects and, importantly, learn how to utilise the Notch content in a media server or standalone setup.

Syllabus

  • User Interface
  • Basic Post-FX, Lighting, Modifiers
  • External formats
  • Particles for IMAG
  • Advanced blocks & standalone
  • Media server workflows (incl UV)
  • Managing performance

Interactivity & Integration [Coming 2020]

Pre-requisites Either completed:

  • Content Basics course
  • Notch for AV Technicians course
  • Online Notch Academy
Duration 2 days

This course is designed for creative technologists, media server operators & system integrators who already have a basic knowledge of Notch. You’ll learn how to interface Notch to the outside the world and deliver to more complex canvases such as AR and VR.

Syllabus

  • Mocap
  • Blacktrax
  • AR for Broadcast
  • VR
  • Advanced Modifiers
  • Spout/NDI
  • ArtNet
  • Depth Cameras
  • Transform Arrays
  • Blob Tracking

Upcoming Training

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Class Location
11 & 12 December 2019 Content Essentials London, UK Book Now

NB: Seats and dates are subject to availability.

Cancellations within 48 hours of the session may be charged.

Can’t make it in person? Then see Notch Academy for video on demand training.

Important Details

Here are a few things to know:

  • You must bring a compatible PC laptop to follow along with the tutor. We are unable to provide rentals.
  • You need a copy of Notch Builder, installed and authorized. Notch Builder Learning is the minimal requirement.
  • We highly recommend that you’ve completed Notch Academy before arrival. If you have not, a significant portion of the course will be hard for you to follow.
  • Regardless of geographical location, the classes are always taught in English

The daily schedule is:

  • 9.30am doors open
  • 10.00 training commences
  • 16.30-17:00 training ends

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