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Export Schedule:

Technical Artist Bootcamp: Hacking MotionBuilder: 10 Things You Aren't Doing but Should Be!

Brad Clark  |  Co-Founder/Character Art and Technology Consultant, Rigging Dojo

Location: Room 2006, West Hall

Format: Tutorials & Bootcamps
Track: Visual ArtsProgramming
Vault Recording: Video

MotionBuilder, love it or hate it, if you work with motion capture or animation it is in your pipeline. This is a short session jam-packed with Brads best hacks to save you days of work per motion edit. In this session, you will learn to love it more or hate it less with hacks like effortless animation mixing, motion mirroring, quick squash and stretch, faster foot rigs, must-have scripts and efficient custom rig re-use. Techniques learned in this session, while focused on MotionBuilder, can be applied to the HIK rig in Maya as well.


Attendees will leave with a variety of useful techniques for improving workflow, usability and speed of animating in MotionBuilder.

Intended Audience

This talk is geared toward animators and character TDs who have experience in or are struggling with MotionBuilder, but are interested in learning ways to work faster and have better looking animation.