Intelligent Setups for Automating Character FX
TimeTuesday, 19 November 201910:00 - 11:00
DescriptionHear insights on how Animal Logic builds and automates their Character FX pipeline. When production began on Peter Rabbit in 2017, Animal Logic had the unique opportunity to build their Character FX cloth and fur toolset from scratch. Faced with many technical and artistic challenges, the team had to think outside the box to ensure the toolset was completed efficiently and on time. Adam explains how the team used intelligent Houdini Digital Assets to automatically input animation geometry, process skin de-intersection, simulate cloth and fur, and export geometry to downstream departments. You will also hear how Adam and his team devised methods to allow artists to easily step in and make shot specific changes.