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WilliamVaughan
07-24-2003, 04:54 PM
LW can't handle character animation......


http://www.usatoday.com/tech/techinvestor/techcorporatenews/2003-07-24-ibm_x.htm

Trade publication Millimeter calls Food Fight "one of the most complex digitally animated feature films ever produced," with 138 main characters, 6,254 secondary characters and 174 sets. Kasanoff says it is 14 to 18 months from completion.

cresshead
07-24-2003, 04:59 PM
couldn't see any mention of lightwave in that article....
did i just miss something??

steve g

takkun
07-24-2003, 05:03 PM
I think I read in another article that they're using a Lightwave / Maya pipeline. Although they did use Lightwave for character animation on their Hershey 3d ride. I was looking around for their website to find out more about their Food Fight movie but haven't found it yet.

TyVole
07-24-2003, 05:15 PM
Are you sure they aren't using LW for modeling and Maya for CA?

milkman
07-24-2003, 05:44 PM
where do they mention lightwave in that article?

WilliamVaughan
07-24-2003, 05:49 PM
Deuce and I went out to the studio and they told us they used LW for it....other then that I'm not sure if it's been printed

Stranahan
07-24-2003, 05:59 PM
I understand that Thresehold also recently completed another huge ride film that you'll be hearing about this fall - LightWave and Digital Fusion.

Stranahan
07-24-2003, 06:01 PM
I just talked to a friend who worked there (not my brother) and he said Foodfight was LightWave and Messiah, but they dropped Messiah from the pipeline. Nothing major in Maya, he said.

robinson
07-24-2003, 06:02 PM
Lightwave project lists that mentioned food fight…

http://www.agf.com.tr/lightwave/lwref.htm
http://www.dstorm.com.cn/list.html
http://www.planetmicro.com/newtek.htm

But everybody knows that Lightwave is used for great character animation as well, sure it’s not toooooooooo fast, but it works great.

and with Lightwave 8 will be used more and more for that kind of work, at least that’s what I hope :D