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# 1 23-03-2004 , 04:48 PM
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Best way to render different stuff in a scene?

Hey guys!

Is this the best way to render different shots from 1 scene?

I have a scene with a planet, background stars and a space station, I'm saving it in 3 different scene (this are the shots I need) and then compose it in after effects.

scenes based on the MASTER scene describe above:

one - a camera looking around stars (only)

second - a slow zoom at the planet without the background stars and no space station

third - a moving camera focusing on the spacestation no stars no planet

all renders are TARGA files.

Im rendering each scene with an utility called netrender.

Any suggestion will be appreciated, I'm trying to render as many different shots as possible from one source.

thanks in advance


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# 2 23-03-2004 , 05:42 PM
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use render layers, check the docs for an explanation, or use the free tutorial here. It's much better than using three scenes.

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# 3 23-03-2004 , 05:49 PM
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the quick and dirty way:
you could export your object of interest to another file and then render (same as open the scen delete what you dont want save with another name...)

Or the more sophisticated way:
you can use render layers as exposed (i suppose) on rageĀ“s stiky thread "render layers" that has many more advantages

# 4 23-03-2004 , 06:07 PM
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the quick and dirty way:
you could export your object of interest to another file and then render (same as open the scen delete what you dont want save with another name...)

The bad way you mean user added image

Put it this way, if you make an animation change that affects the other scenes you will have to through the whole process again and again until you're done. Learn render layers, it takes a little while to do but you'll get it and then never go back user added image

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# 5 23-03-2004 , 06:23 PM
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hey, alan you beated me, and you re right:

the proper wording would be:
If your deadline is near, and you dont have time to experimentate) and youre satisfied with the scene as it is: use the QD way user added image

Otherwise learn layers as alan saiduser added image



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so youre "technical director" now? sounds importantuser added image... what movie are you in right now?

# 6 23-03-2004 , 06:24 PM
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Great REnder layers it is.... I think i can manage that...

thanks guys!


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# 7 23-03-2004 , 06:26 PM
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btw pure nice car!


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# 8 23-03-2004 , 07:28 PM
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thanks, it's lady penelopes (it's what I'm rendering at the moment at work!) user added image not fun believe me!!! user added image


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# 9 23-03-2004 , 07:31 PM
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hehehe i know what u mean....thats for a movie or something? just curious...


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# 10 24-03-2004 , 09:29 AM
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yeah, I'm working on the thunderbords movie at framestore user added image

Check the link in my sig for the movie website

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# 11 24-03-2004 , 01:21 PM
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Hey pure!

Oh my! I saw the trailer, looks great! and fun, and bill paxton is on the movie awsome!

good luck man i mean it!!!...


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# 12 24-03-2004 , 02:17 PM
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thanks, 2 days left on the project now, so we're almost there user added image


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