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How to export ambient occlusion shadows only from Arnold Maya rendering to do multi layers composites

I cannot find a way in Maya 2019 to create a rendering pass that only contains ambient occlusion generated shadows. I can do that with aiShadowMatte producing an expected alpha channel containing the ...
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How to deparent object between frames in Maya?

I'm a computer-science student making a video with motion-capture data in Maya for a course. I am a real beginner. In our story we have a character that loses her sword at a certain point. Our sword ...
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How to easily add new local animation to an object parented to an animated rig in Maya?

I'm a computing-science student developing a video with motion-capture data for a course using Maya. I am a real beginner. We have an animated character holding a sword (parented to her hand using ...
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Maya Python - File node not updated during script runtime

I'm writing a Python script that loads a file node and sets up some of its attributes. Then I question that node about its coverage. I want to get those values to later set up scene resolution: ...
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Maya Python: worldspace to screenspace coordinates

I'd like to convert a worldspace position (x,y,z) to screenspace coordinates (x,y) from the selected camera point of view. I'm a bit limited by the fact I can't load extra modules (e.g. numpy). Is ...
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Maya Python - How to create shaderOverride?

Using python in Maya 2017, I'm able to reproduce the structure of my render_setup (layers, collections and overrides) except for shaderOverride. For a classic override, I use the instance function : ...
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How to do a camera projection in maya?

I have a video, which I have tracked and solved for camera movement, which I have imported into maya. Now that I have this scene, I would like to do a camera projection on the objects, however, I can ...
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Maya batch render missing alpha channel

I'm trying to export a scene to composite in Nuke. When I "render current frame" and save the image from there, I get an image with an alpha channel, but when I batch render the images don't have the ...
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Can I move an imported camera track in Maya without manually changing 500+ keyframes?

I have a match-moved camera track from Nuke but it's in the wrong place in my scene/environment, is it possible to select the camera's track and manipulate it without having to manually edit the 501 ...
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Is there an easy way to import textured 3D geometry from Maya into Nuke?

I have a room with a number of objects inside it, many of which are duplicated, and I've managed to transfer the room as a single object into Nuke, and then attach its texture as a separate read node ...