Cast Shadows Disabled? by Mike Moss 4 months ago Hello. Attached is a screen shot of a very simple scene. Couple objects lights, etc. One of my objects (The selected one in the attached image wont allow me to turn on "Cast Shadows", (it's disabled).
Maya MEL Script for Region Rendering... by Mike Moss 7 months ago Hello, Experianced in Maya and command line rendering, but need some help with a MEL script... What i need (or see if its possible) to do is create a MEL script that will be called during a command li
Animatable Book by Mike Moss 2 years ago Hello, So I'm trying to model and animate a book in Maya 2011. I can already model a nice looking book, but the book i have done is static, It can not open or close, or have pages turn. Just a closed
Converting image sequence to .mov & .flv by Mike Moss 2 years ago Hello, If my following question has already been answered feel free to point me in the right direction. Thanks! I need to install ffmpeg on a Win 2003 server. I get alot of image sequences that have m
Re: Converting image sequence to .mov & .flv by Mike Moss 2 years ago Ok, update... I managed to convert to the right formats. (I used ImageMagick to convert the sequence to .mov then FFmpeg to take that .mov and convert it to Flash .flv) Just wrote a batch file that do
MEL Scripting by Mike Moss 2 years ago Hi, I'm writing some code to automate something for me. The part im stuck on is giving two variables a value: $projectDir = Curent Project $projectName = Current Scene How do i tell it to save a varia
Re: MEL Scripting by Mike Moss 2 years ago Since i can not figure out the right syntax for that, i've decided to take another approch, Which of course, returns another error! "An array expression element must be a scalar value" I have two vari
fileDialog2 Mel Script by Mike Moss 2 years ago Hi, I'm writing a mel script using fileDialog2 to have the user select a directory. I cant seem to figure out a way to have the directory selected saved to a variable. What are the flags to use for sa
VFX...in decline? by Mike Moss 2 years ago Hi, I apoligize, but i could not find a specific area to post this. (if you know a better place, let me know and ill repost) I would like to get opinions on what i've been reading and hearing about th
Re: VFX...in decline? by Jonathan Ziegler 2 years ago From what I understand, statistically, post houses are in decline mostly due to more capable software being in the hands of more and more people via current software. This is similar to the kinds of c
Targa Sequence Render Error by Mike Moss 2 years ago Ok, I have a Targa sequence that was created in AE CS3 (about 3000 frames long), I had to bring that back into AE and re-render that sequence out to a Quicktime movie. It goes through about 10 or 15 f
Re: Targa Sequence Render Error by Mike Moss 2 years ago Thanks, ill keep that in mind. Although im PRETTY sure that i did not get one of those. But then again, i may not have noticed it. Ill keep an eye out for it if i run into this problem again. thanks.
CS3 Keeps crashing... by Mike Moss 2 years ago I keep runnin into this problem when building my project in Encore CS3... It either crashes when starting the build process, or simply hangs during the transcode process. No idea why this is happening
Re: CS3 Keeps crashing... by Jon Geddes 2 years ago Have you installed the pxhelp driver from Roxio, and ran Encore as an administrator This link should provide some helpful tips: CS4 and Windows 7: DAV's TechTable Jon Geddes www.precomposed.com
Next Chapter Problem... by Mike Moss 3 years ago Ok... I have 1 Main Menu and 1 Sub Menu (Chapters) I also have only 1 Timeline... All buttons are linked and everything works except one thing... The "Next Chapter" button on the virtual remote. Howev
Re: Next Chapter Problem... by Mike Moss 3 years ago I'm using CS3. I checked everything, double checked and triple checked... I went ahead and wrote the DVD with the bug anyways, And works fine in a DVD player. Still acts funny inside of Encore. Would