SideFX Houdini FX VFX-Tools

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Houdini FX




SideFX Houdini is the standard software for creating VFX in Hollywood blockbusters. One of the main reasons besides the powerful simulation tools can be found in the procedural approach of Houdini. This means, that you can generate extremely flexible and controllable setups. This procedural approach of Houdini FX runs through absolutely all areas of the 3D environment. Therefore, newcomers in this program often face a hurdle until the already from other 3D programs known working techniques are understood in this new context. But as soon as the understanding is taking over, you begin to love Houdini FX and its ways of working :-)!



This Houdini FX VFX-Tools Training is designed for all 3D artists, who want to get a through and comprehensive introduction to the various simulation tools of Houdini. Particle simulations, fluids, volumes (smoke, fire, dust) and their interactions are developed in order to create complex vfx-shots. Of course, also the basics of shot planing, layering and compositing are discussed. It does not matter if you own a commercial Houdini FX license or a cheaper Houdini Indie version.



After this training, you know the basics for working with the VFX-tools in Houdini FX and are able to plan and implement your own VFX-shots.





Training Requests

All training contents will be adapted to your individual needs. A free analysis is the basis of a successful learning. Therefore take the chance and feel free to contact us. After a first talk on the phone, we create an individualized plan according to the goals you wish to achieve.


If you are interested in a training by pixeltrain / Helge Maus, you can reach us by phone +43.699.10669979 or email info(at) We will contact you as soon as possible for an informal talk.

Besides the training, we also provide detailed advice on the purchase of the software, consulting and project support during a production.