What is The Chalk?

The Chalk is a Visual Effects Boutique. specializing in compositing, digital matte painting, visual effects simulations [think explosions] , and match-moving. From green screen shots, to CGI integration, to photoshop retouching, The Chalk utilizes the latest techniques and tools to help tell your stories.

Modern Audience expect to see quality VFX and SFX in feature films, commercials, music videos, shot films. . . essentially everything. The Chalk proudly works with Indie producers and film students across the globe to bring high-end visual effect compositing into their reach.

Visit the Show Reel page and see how we've helped feature films, advertisements, and corporate clients tell their stories.

Located in the greater Denver area of Colorado, we collaborate with you from pre-production to post. With Nuke & Hiero as the backbone of the compositing pipeline The Chalk can handle everything from DSLR to Red 5K footage in a color managed workflow. Unlike AE and layer based applications Nuke's node based compositing allows for easy management for hundreds of layers in a single composite.

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Principle Artist Thomas Tamura is 1 of 55 trainers certified by The Foundry to teach Nuke. He currently teaches Advanced Digital Compositing at Colorado Film School.

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