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Autodesk AREA Blogs

Blogs by Autodeskers

Running Autodesk Software in a Web Browser with Amazon and Otoy
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Running Autodesk Software in a Web Browser with Amazon and Otoy

Posted 27 February 2014 2:50 pm by Cory Mogk on Mr. Entertainment

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max , Autodesk Maya , Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

This is a follow-up post on running Autodesk software in a browser

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mental ray Fatal Error with Double Sided material
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mental ray Fatal Error with Double Sided material

Posted 27 February 2014 5:06 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Any scene containing a double sided material with specific settings will cause a mental ray fatal error if GI is enabled. Settings for the Double Sided material: -Translucency higher than 0 -Either the Facing or Back material disabled (unchecked) or containing no material in the slot

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Character Generator is here!
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Character Generator is here!

Posted 25 February 2014 4:25 pm by WarpZone_Team on Warp Zone

Software: Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games ,

Use Character Generator to quickly build 3D character models for your games.

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Service Pack 4 for 3ds Max 2014/3ds Max Design 2014 is available - UPDATE: SP4 has been taken down
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Service Pack 4 for 3ds Max 2014/3ds Max Design 2014 is available - UPDATE: SP4 has been taken down

Posted 25 February 2014 8:52 am by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Download it from the Autodesk Knowledge Network

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How Autodesk helped out Oscar-nominated short filmmakers
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How Autodesk helped out Oscar-nominated short filmmakers

Posted 24 February 2014 10:24 pm by Darren Brooker on You and M&E

Software: Autodesk Flame , Autodesk Lustre , Autodesk Flame Premium ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video ,

How the #AutodeskExperts became a part of the moviemaking process on the Oscar-nominated short The Voorman Problem

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Maya Mondays - Render Layers, Render Passes, and Post
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Maya Mondays - Render Layers, Render Passes, and Post

Posted 24 February 2014 3:57 pm by dobert on The Desk

Software: Autodesk Maya ,

Industry: Film, TV and VFX , Creative Finishing , Professional Video , Design Visualization ,

In this tutorial I go over Maya's Render Layers and Render Passes. I also show how to put them all back together in Maya composite.

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Introducing the Maya LT Learning Center
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Introducing the Maya LT Learning Center

Posted 24 February 2014 1:00 pm by WarpZone_Team on Warp Zone

Software: Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games ,

A new 5-part tutorial series on AREA covers the basics you need to know to get started in Maya LT.

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Finding the number of frames in a job using MaxScript
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Finding the number of frames in a job using MaxScript

Posted 24 February 2014 12:47 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

Easy: there is the numFrames value on the job object...

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We're back!
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We're back!

Posted 21 February 2014 3:03 pm by MaxStation on MaxStation

Software: Autodesk 3ds Max ,

Industry: Games , Film, TV and VFX , Design Visualization ,

MaxStation has been very quiet recently...

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Introducing Maya LT 101 tutorials for beginners
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Introducing Maya LT 101 tutorials for beginners

Posted 21 February 2014 2:44 pm by WarpZone_Team on Warp Zone

Software: Autodesk Maya LT ,

Industry: Games ,

Getting into the world of 3D and game development can be pretty intimidating! Our new Maya LT 101 tutorial series provides 11 videos for beginners that cover some of the most basic parts of 3D art creation.

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