Saturday, February 17th, 2018

About Jeff Foster

Jeff Foster – Author, Producer, VFX Artist/Compositor

Jeff Foster is an award-winning author of several computer technology, animation and video production VFX books and training videos. He’s been an Adobe Community Professional and served as an instructor and featured speaker at conferences such as Photoshop World, Macworld, Photo Pro Expo, Adobe MAX, the NAB (National Association of Broadcasters) Post-Production Conferences and several workshops on CreativeLive.

Foster has been producing content and providing training for traditional and digital images, video, illustration, animation, motion graphics and special effects for over 25 years. Some of his clients include: Tribune Broadcasting, Motorola, Stanford University Hospital, FOX Television, Spike TV, Discovery/TLC, Deluxe Digital, Universal Studios, Lions Gate Films and Disney.

His books and videos have been published internationally as well as several trade magazines and hosted online ezines and regularly contributes in the ProVideo Coalition. He is the author of “The Green Screen Handbook” and “After Effects & Photoshop”, among others and has produced several training videos for Photoshop, After effects, Animation and Green Screen production and most recently, specializing in POV cams and video production for indie filmmakers including UAV/drone photography & videography.

He was first thrust into the world of consumer/prosumer UAV/Drone technology since  2012 and has been a leading presenter, author and reviewer of personal and professional aerial photographic and video/imaging products and gear. His 2-day live streaming workshop on CreativeLive titled: “Taking Flight: Drone Photography & Video” won a 2015 Telly Award.

Jeff is currently serving as Sr Manager/Producer for MarCom Video & Imaging Services at Bio-Rad Laboratories in the San Francisco East Bay area, as well as other bay-area clients regularly.

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To contact Jeff directly, please send an email to: jeff(at)