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Take Filmmaking into the next generation.

Use Previs like the Pros.

Learn industry-standard Previs workflows used on Hollywood blockbusters like Dune 2, The Planet of the Apes franchise, and The Mandalorian.

Enrollment grants you lifetime access. View the Course Breakdown below for more details!

$74.99 $59.99

See Your Film Before You Shoot It.

Learn to 3D scan real environments into Unreal Engine, then scout, light, and shoot your film before ever stepping foot on set or setting up a single piece of gear.

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Course Breakdown:

Part 1 – Concepts of Previs

  • Become fluent in the key terminology and concepts of film, visual effects & previs
  • Learn the steps and techniques behind the NexGen Previs process

Part 2 – Unreal Engine Beginner Training

  • Master the basics of Unreal Engine, including navigation, lighting, materials, animation, & working with 3D meshes
  • Learn to create stunning scenes efficiently

Part 3 – Intro to 3D Scanning

  • Learn the industry secrets of 3D scanning
  • Master the rapidly advancing tech behind AR, 3D scanning & real-world capture
  • Tips & tricks for getting the best scans possible

PART 4 – Scanning a Scene

  • Use nothing more than the phone in your pocket to 3D scan massive real-world environments
  • Watch as we walk through each scanning method step-by-step
  • Learn best practices for each scanning method to get the cleanest results possible
  • Discover the best FREE tools out there for capturing 3D scans in any situation

Part 5 – Processing 3D Scans

  • Learn industry-standard workflows for working with 3D meshes
  • Clean up & optimize your scanned scenes for maximum visual fidelity

Part 6 – Previs

  • Become a MASTER of light using Unreal Engine’s physically accurate lighting system, and see EXACTLY what your lighting will look like on-set
  • Light your scene using virtual versions of real light fixtures from brands like Aputure & Arri
  • Block out scene staging, character placement & movement
  • Create ENDLESS cinematic lighting setups in your 3D scanned environment & see how it translates to on-set shooting

Part 7 – Case Study – “Gemini”

  • Follow along as we Previs an ambitious night scene from my award-winning short film, Gemini
  • Learn how industry professionals use Previs to plan complex VFX shots
  • Use Unreal Engine’s Time of Day settings to plan for the sun’s location at any time, in any location around the globe.

Part 8 – Virtual Location Scouting

  • Use nothing more than the phone in your pocket to virtually scout your location as if you were actually there
  • Swap between lenses, move objects, & fly around your scene to find the best shots and compositions, all from the comfort of your home

Part 9 – Character Previs

  • Scan a real person into Unreal Engine so you can see EXACTLY what your shots will look like
  • Learn to animate ANY character in Unreal Engine
  • Create a Previs animation using characters

Got Questions?

Check out our FAQ Page or Contact Us directly! Also be sure to check that your computer meets the minimum hardware requirements for running Unreal Engine before purchasing! This information is listed on the FAQ Page!

Lifetime Access

Enrolling in the NexGen Filmmaker course will grant you instant, lifetime access to all current course content AND future updates with no additional charges!

Learn the fastest-growing tool in the film industry

Join a Community of Creatives

Enrolling grants you access to a private Facebook community where you can ask questions about the course, share your work, get feedback, and connect with other artists!

Strengthen your Creativity

Check-In exercises put your knowledge to the test and help you consistently post your work in the community, receive feedback, and experiment in your own projects.

Meet your Instructor

Learn from an Industry Professional

Why spend $100K+ on film school when you can learn the same Previs techniques being used by the top filmmakers and DPs around the world for less than 1% of the price?

Sam Eisenhower

Director, Cinematographer, VFX Artist, Creator of Boundless Entertainment

100% Satisfaction Guarantee

Worry-Free Enrollment

If you are not completely satisfied with the NexGen Filmmaker course, contact us within 7 days of your purchase and we will refund your money, no questions asked!