Lynda.com Maya 2010 Getting Started With MatchMover Toxik And BackBurner DVD | 1.82 GB Genre: eLearning
One of the most powerful 3D applications on the market, Maya 2010, now includes three complimentary bundled applications: MatchMover, powerful camera matching software; Toxik, a node-based compositor; and Backburner, a network rendering manager for Maya, 3ds Max, and Toxik. In Maya 2010: Getting Started with MatchMover, Toxik, and Backburner, instructor George Maestri demonstrates how to use these applications with Maya’s existing powerful feature set to create engaging 3D animations. Exercise files accompany the course.
Topics include: * Matching 3D animation to live action footage * Importing object-based camera tracks into Maya * Rendering with layers * Using Toxik to seamlessly composite footage * Adding effects with Toxik * Managing network renders with Backburner
1. Basic MatchMover Working within the MatchMover interface Importing footage Automatic matching Exporting MatchMover data Importing MatchMover scenes into Maya Working with MatchMover scenes in Maya Basic rendering of MatchMover scenes
2. Advanced MatchMover Working with the Full interface Adding tracks manually Solving for camera Object-based tracking Importing object tracks into Maya Rendering with layers
3. Backburner Intro to Backburner network rendering Setting up Manager and Server Configuring network paths Sending jobs to Backburner from Maya Managing network renders with Monitor Troubleshooting
5. Advanced Toxik: Adding Effects and Correcting Color Correcting color Using special effects Transforming footage Creating mattes with garbage masks Animating parameters Rendering final output