Allan是一位获得过奥斯卡奖的特效总监与导演，他来自于澳大利亚的黄金海岸，现在居住在美国加州，为好莱坞公司，包括华纳兄弟，艾美奖获得公司Digital Dimension与奥斯卡提名公司Blur Studio,乔治卢卡斯的艾美奖获得公司Industrial Light+Magic,还有全球其他公司提供服务。
Allan的生活总是很忙碌，在全球各种盛会与大学，还有大师课上演讲，撰写一些行业热点，还为很多的流行生活时尚网站与杂志撰稿。Allan还是Visual effects studio与Catastrophic FX的拥有者。他还扩展了超级成功的好莱坞电影培训班，培养一些行业高级人才，帮助他们掌握最新制作技术，其中包括了暴风雪影视，Ubisoft, Blur Studio和 Nintendo。最近几年，他在纽约与悉尼导演了多部大型游戏影视片，商业广告与音乐片。
Allan被授予AUTODESK大师称号，这是他在圣迭哥SIGGRAPH大会上获得的。他参与制作的电影包括了《超人归来》，Day Breakers，《战争黎明 》，《Super bowl XXXIX》，还有其他数百部电影，其中很多都提名与获得奥斯卡与艾美奖
Allan McKay is an award winning Visual Effects Supervisor and Director, originating from the Gold Coast of Australia, now living in California in the United States for Hollywood studios including Warner Bro’s, Prime Focus Company – Frantic Films, Emmy award winning Digital Dimension and Oscar nominated Blur Studio, as well as George Lucas’ Emmy award winning company Industrial Light + Magic, amongst dozens of others all around the world.
Keeping busy, Allan’s day to day changes, speaking all over the world at events and University and conference Master Classes – as well as writing on industry topics, but also for various popular lifestyle web sites and magazines. Allan is also the owner of visual effects studio, Catastrophic FX. While also expanding his ultra-successful product line on Hollywood film training, primarily aimed at advanced audiences and senior studio staff to grasp many of the latest methods and techniques, utilized throughout dozens of studios including Blizzard Cinematics, Ubisoft, Blur Studio and Nintendo..As well, in more recent years directing several large profile game cinematics, commercials and music videos in New York and Sydney.
Allan has personally been awarded and recognized as an Autodesk Master, receiving his Autodesk Masters award at SIGGRAPH conference in San Diego 2007, as well as working major film projects including Superman Returns, Day Breakers, Warhammer: Dawn of war, Super bowl XXXIX and hundreds of others, many of which have been nominated or won various awards including Oscar and Emmy awards.
A strong believer in balancing work and personal life. Allan McKay is responsible for building the 3-6-3 lifestyle method, for gaining freedom back from the dreary 9-5 work life, utilizing your career as a vehicle to promote freedom to follow personal goals and dreams, rather than work AS a lifestyle. And to promote independent career and personal growth. Allan also travels the world speaking on career based subjects including topics such as fast tracking your career and finding your niche within your industry.
特效专家与Autodesk金牌讲师Allan已经在Autodesk认证的强大动画插件FumeFx上出品了一系列的教学DVD.本教学将介绍给 大家创建逼真FumeFx模拟效果的各种控制工具. 你会被FumeFx引擎强大的能力所折服,通过它你能创建动态燃烧的纸张,剧烈爆炸的效果,冒泡的汤锅,灰尘特效等.本教学是那些希望快速上手复杂的 FumeFx插件用户的最佳选择.本教学也适合那些希望在自己作品中得到令人惊奇效果的中级用户.
Effects specialist and Autodesk Master Allan McKay has created a brand new training DVD for users interested in coming up to speed with the powerful Autodesk Certified Animation plug-in FumeFX.
This DVD demystifies the various controls for making believable FumeFX simulations. You'll be amazed at what the FumeFX engine is capable of, creating everything from animated burning paper and huge fiery explosions to bubbling caudrons and dirt/dust effects.
This 3.5 hour training course is perfect for new users who want to get up speed quickly with the sophisticated FumeFX plug-in, as well as for intermediate users who want to tweak their effects for astonishing results. Sample files are included so you can dissect or modify them later to achieve an even deeper understanding of this plug-in technology.
Project 1: Getting Started
Total Running Time: 34:58
Project 2: Campfire
Total Running Time: 57:17
Project 3: Magic Cauldron Part 1
Total Running Time: 17:33
Project 4: Magic Cauldron Part 2
Total Running Time: 14:43
Project 5: Breaking Ground
Total Running Time: 11:33
Project 6: Burning Paper
Total Running Time: 30:01
Project 7: Explosion
Total Running Time: 19:55
Project 8: Adding Fuel
Total Running Time: 29.25
TOTAL DVD Running Time: 3 hours, 35 minutes