maxscript : bake & simulation automator


a production tool for fx supervisors

developed for ScanlineVFX

show : The Shallows


maya part of this tool developed by Joshua Raul Teleki

a lot support with coordinate system calculations from Manuel Ferdinand, thanks again 🙂

features :

  • realtime overview of fx related scenes and versions
  • one-click loading of each scene
  • automatic baking of procedural and keyframe based animations
  • automatic alembic output and handover to maya
  • automatic reimport of data after simulation, creating a render ready file