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Maximizing Animation and Cinematic Content Workflows for ‘Just Cause 4’

Maximizing Animation and Cinematic Content Workflows for ‘Just Cause 4’ Great talk from our friend Brian covering a cinematic pipeline between Maya and MotionBuilder for their game. Also a nice shout out to our Co-Founder Brad Clark for his help. Brian Venisky @TechAnimator on Twitter About the Talk In this 2019 GDC session, Avalanche Studios’ […]

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Blazing fast character rigs with Maya

Ready for a deep dive look at how to work thorough your rig to learn how to clean up all those legacy assets that need to move fast and get your animators up and running with as many FPS as possible? Check out our ondemand training Rigging Dojo Ondemand: Optimizing Rigs for Parallel Evaluation Updated […]

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Do I really need a Mentor?

Are you better off without a mentor or coach? Do you know who Toni Nadal is? He is the Uncle and Coach of Rafael Nadal, the famed tennis player. Rafael has won over 50 tournaments and an Olympic gold medal. He has made 60 million dollars in professional tennis. Ronda Rousey, arguably the best fighter […]

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! Here is one last tip for the year as we are looking forward to what is coming in the way of rigging and animation and workflow…hope this lets you explore and get animating faster! You should by now know about  Raf and his  ephemeral rig concepts (“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” could […]

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Guest Post: Tech Animator Dump: Customizing Radical Heights – Part 2

Customizing Radical Heights – Part 2 In this post I will step over the process the artist will run through to get the assets ready for game. The artists can import the mesh from any DCC they choose to create the assets within. The setup process itself is handled entirely in Maya. Part 1 can […]