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Animation problem - the background moves with the camera! How can I stop it??
show user profile  CAD Monkey
Hi Guys,

I am still having serious problems with the classroom/office animation that I've been working on for ages:

I have a camera flying into and then round a room:¤t=2.mp4

In order to add a background, I have tried adding a matte material background material to a plane, a cylinder and also a sphere and every one of them seems to spin/rotate in the background meaning that it looks like the building is spinning, and on a large enough screen could make you feel very ill!

This is driving me absolutely nuts, and I can't seem to solve it. I'll post the vid when it's uploaded, but does anyone have any ideas?

Thanks in advance as always!

Today is a gift, and tomorrow is not a promise, so love life!

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11/19/2011 10:44:22 AM (last edit: 11/19/2011 10:49:02 AM)
show user profile  mrgrotey
A working video would help some :)

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11/19/2011 11:10:19 AM (last edit: 11/19/2011 11:10:19 AM)
show user profile  ilithian
Hi, are you sure you haven't put it to the environment slot and used screen mode in the bitmap mapping settings?
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11/19/2011 12:07:04 PM (last edit: 11/19/2011 12:07:04 PM)
show user profile  CAD Monkey
Cheers guys,

vid should be working fine :s

ilithian - haven't checked that setting, so will do when I get back to work on Monday.


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11/19/2011 3:27:02 PM (last edit: 11/19/2011 3:27:02 PM)
show user profile  Davious
that does look like it could be in the environment slot

Add a large plane outside your room, some distance from the windows and put the static pic on it , add self illumination to it , that can help.

And light it with it's own light that only affects the plane

" Difficult, yes. Impossible , no..."
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11/19/2011 4:24:31 PM (last edit: 11/19/2011 4:24:31 PM)
show user profile  CAD Monkey
Cheers fella,

I'll give that a look next week too. I think I'm using an MR Sky in the environment slot, with a matte/background mtl. added to the relevant plane/sphere/cylinder etc. so I'll try any suggestions.

The problem is that at 10mins/frame it takes a lot of render time at work to then find out that the background is moving.

Thanks again for the info!!


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11/19/2011 9:25:22 PM (last edit: 11/19/2011 9:25:22 PM)
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