1. In this video mocha Product Manager, Martin Brennand covers the new 3D camera solver module found in mocha AE v3 and mocha Pro v3.

    Release Date April 16, 2012

    mocha v3's 3D solve is an alternate to 3D Feature tracking, instead it uses planar tracking to solve a virtual camera and select planes.

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  2. cgbootcamp.com/tutorials/2010/6/6/boujou-automated-3d-motion-tracking.html

    In this video tutorial we go over how to do a basic but accurate 3D Motion Track in Boujou. Some of the topics covered are, radial camera distortion compensation, tips for quality footage, exporting a track scene to Maya. This is a great introduction to Boujou and its interface and will let you integrate 3d objects and characters into live action footage easily.

    Special Thanks to Tim for requesting this tutorial.

    Runtime: ~40min
    Software: Boujou, Maya
    Instructor: Leo Covarrubias

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  3. This video is a high quality training video from The Guerrilla CG Project ( guerrillacg.org ) a non for profit organisation dedicated to teaching the fundamentals of computer graphics.

    The topology or mesh pattern of a model can drastically affect the smoothing of a model. Here Greg Petchkovski demonstrates how to avoid smoothing artifacts. A must watch for anyone modelling with subdivision surfaces.

    Author: Greg Petchkovsky
    guerrillacg.org/index.php/presenters/greg-petchkovsky

    For more information about Computer Graphics and higher quality videos visit The Guerrilla CG Project guerrillacg.org.

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  4. This week we look at the basics of Rendering.

    read more: creativeapplications.net/2009/05/16/maya-rendering-tutorial/

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  5. Hard to find stuff about the portal light in Maya/Mental Ray, so here's a quick summary of what it is and some ways to use it.

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