Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Small Help!

Hello, 1st year student Anastasis here. I have a small problem with my export from maya.
I render with mental ray and the output is .tga file. Everything is ok with the rendering process. My problem  (when my frames are 125 which means 5 seconds and my animation settings are set to 25 frames Pal) is when i import this .tga sequence to After Effects to create it as an .avi loseless file I don't get 5 seconds of animation. I get only 4 or 4.06.  I don't know what is happening.
It's not a big problem but if everyone knows why this is happening i would very appreciate it.

I'm putting with this post my maya settings and after effects settings so if something is wrong and causing this loss of 1 second someone can tell me what is wrong.

After Effects and Maya settings:





Thanks,

2 comments:

  1. You've set the Composition settings correctly, but it's possible that the sequence is being imported as the wrong settings.

    In the After Effects project window (Where your imports are) try right-clicking the sequence before you put it into a Comp and checking the Frames per second under 'Interpret Footage', which are the settings that pop-up when you import the sequence.

    You might've already checked this, but if not, it could eb the problem.

    Good luck!

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  2. Yes that was it! It was set to 30 frames per second and i changed it to 25 frames per second. I'm not very good with After Effects. Thank you very much!

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