OpenEXR passes from Cinema 4D to After Effects

So I’m still new to the whole OpenEXR format, but I like the whole concept of “All the layers in one file”. That being said, here is another struggle I found working with 32-bit OpenEXR render from Cinema 4D and imported into After Effects CS6. #1...

Making Multi-Layered OpenEXR files with Cinema 4D

With the recent release of Cinema 4D R13, there was one feature that I highly anticipated. That was the ability to write multiple channels into a single EXR frame. Why so important? Well, when you work with 4000+ frames for a sequence and use about 10 passes, that...

Sure Target for Cinema 4D

Andrew Kramer over at videocopilot.net, one of the coolest sites for After Effects tutorials, has a free plugin called Sure Target. In a word, it is awesomeness. It lets you easily shift from 3D element to 3D element with nothing more than setting a few parameters and...

Where does the Mac AppStore download temp files to

I was downloading the developer preview of Lion and accidentally connected to my works VPN during the download. That was a major ooops. Afterwards, the Mac App store would only show “An error occurred” with no retry of downloading the file no matter how many times I...

Testing an iAd on an iOS device

Rushing through to figure out how to install the iAd Tester app on your iOS device and test with your local development machine? Me too. Here’s hoping the google gods pointed you in the right direction. First, a couple of assumptions: A. You’ve installed Xcode and...