View Full Version : An easy way to transfer camera animation data between packages?

03 March 2002, 09:43 PM
I am looking to animate foreground elements in Maya, and composite that with background footge rendered in max. I will need to transfer the camera data easily between packages. Is there an easy way to do this? And what techniques yield the best results in your experience? Also, does anyone here know of a rock solid book/training tape that details the compositing/animation process in a production environment?


04 April 2002, 05:22 AM
if you have the original max file, you can use programs like 3dxploration to convert from max to maya. A hard solution (not recomendet) it's to use MayaLive to track the camera... but... really... it's tooo hard... :P (or, if the camera has a few keys, you can try to "clone" the XYZ values from maya to max... (and rotation, fov, etc.. ):shrug:

04 April 2002, 09:26 AM
Polytrans should do the trick...

[but it is MAX to does not swing both ways]

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