Chapter 16 Scene Management and Virtual Filmmaking

More and more computer-generated movies are being made. Every aspect of the production is created within the 3D world. This can be hundreds to even thousands of objects in a single scene. Often, multiple artists build these objects. The Autodesk® Maya® software allows you to tackle large scenes and complex objects with a special set of tools, and it makes it easy to work within a team.

When all of the assets are built, it’s time to film. As with all filmmaking, the story is told through the camera. The camera is used to manipulate the elements of the scene, letting viewers know on what they need to focus and how they should feel about what is going on in the scene.

Although the technical ...

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