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Old 05-05-2007, 03:24 PM   #1
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I just downloaded the demo version of Maxwell Renderer, but I cant figure out how to load up my scene as to render it? Help would be great.
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Sorry but I've never seen maxwell in action. You might want to check out their website and see if they have any tutorials there that might help you.

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NextLimit do provide free tutorials from their site that give an overview of Maxwell. Personally, I say stick with MR (Mental Ray). Its faster and can produce the same results, with a little more tweaking. MR is an industry standard and therefore if you are going forward to look at a career in 3D, then practice MR (esp in the VFX industry).

Alan, I believe one of Framestores main Renderers is MR?
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it's used in our TV and longform departments. Not really for film though. We have prman for that if you wan to work in industry I would learn a renderman compliant renderer e.g. Air

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Hey Alan!
I read on the MR site a big list of hollywood movies.
On the PixarRM site I read nearly the same list.

I got 2 queries:
1.So, who decides which renderer for which shot of the same movie?
2.Which are the renderers compatible with prman apart from air?
3.How do I get started learning Prman?

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