Z composit with IFF in Shake

Utilizing the Z channel (depth information) of Maya’s IFF files in Shake is a bit tricky because of the way Maya stores depth information… here’s a quick tutorial to get you started. Please note This tutorial is applicable on not only Maya’s IFF files but also on other image format files rendered out of other 3D applications. Example files are available for download below. Happy shaking! zCompExample.iff - Maya IIF image zCompositeIFF....

March 15, 2005 · 6 min