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Studio in a Box: Low-Budget Filmmaking in Maya Software

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    With nearly everything you need to make an animated film, Maya Entertainment Creation Suite software enables animators and directors to do some real guerrilla filmmaking. This class will walk you through some of the techniques we are employing to bring the feature film Dog Eat Dog to life on a budget of less than $1 million. From timesaving rigging techniques to at-your-desk facial motion capture, we are bringing our entire bag of tricks to bear in our quest to release quality animation on a grassroots budget.

    Key Learnings

    • Learn how to use timesaving techniques in character creation
    • Learn how to employ efficient animation practices
    • Discover some of the most valuable plug-ins and tools to bolster the Maya software toolset
    • Learn how to plan your film production properly