Jeff Foster

Author, Producer, VFX Artist

Jeff Foster

Jeff Foster has authored and contributed to several Adobe After Effects and Photoshop how-to books, including the Photoshop Web Magic series and Special Edition: Using Photoshop series. He has been an Adobe Certified Expert and has served as an instructor and featured speaker at conferences such as Photoshop World, Macworld, Adobe MAX, and the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Post-Production Conference.

Jeff has been producing and teaching about traditional and digital images, photography, illustration, motion graphics, and special effects for DV and film for over 20 years. His clients include Tribune Broadcasting, Motorola, McDonnell Douglas, Nestlé, FOX Television, Spike TV, Discovery/TLC, Deluxe Digital, Universal Studios, Lions Gate Films, and Disney. He is also a 2010 Telly Awards recipient for his "Documercial" video productions.

Most recently, Jeff completed The Green Screen Handbook (Sybex/Wiley), which is targeted toward the higher education market to serve as a textbook on green screen production and compositing techniques. Pro photographers, indie filmmakers, and hobbyists will find this book a valuable tool for getting the best results from their compositing projects.

With several new projects forthcoming, Jeff is currently operating PixelPainter from his studio in beautiful Ojai, CA.