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...