Developing Crowd Simulation with Nuke

I was tasked with development of crowd simulation during our third year film production, As You Command. The scene that requires a CG crowd takes place in a huge hockey rink with action in the foreground. Director James Cunningham gathered every students and lecturers in the class and shot almost 100 green screen plate for […]

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FFmpeg output from nuke

Recently I discovered that nuke in Linux doesn’t have H.264 in its codec list, unlike in Windows. Asking around nuke user forum reveals that it is because of quicktime only default on Windows and Mac, and there’s codec licensing issue. But to sum it up, Nuke in Linux cannot output H.264 directly, so I’m looking […]

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Windows 10 delete reparse points in (sub)directories

Recently Windows 10 went through the fall creator’s update without my permission, I found out that I can no longer access my onedrive folder while I’m booted into linux. To clarify, the folder does not shows up in gui but does shows up red when using ls command in the directory. Through many frustrations and […]

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Firefox readability in KDE Plasma theme

I’ve started using KDE Plasma Workspace in Cent OS 7 a few weeks ago, and I love every bit of it. Except when it comes to its theme ruining firefox’s readability. The worst case scenario I had is when I’m on Google Developers site it turned both background and text into dark grey! A fter […]

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Logitech SetPoint disables media keys

In my 5 years experience of using Logitech MK700 keyboard, I’ve always encountered a weird issue where the media keys on top of keyboard only works when a media player is in focus on Windows. Weirdly enough I only discovered it’s Logitech software that’s causing problem, for its own keyboard! What I meant is when […]

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Nuke CSP error in Linux

Ever since I started using Linux for nuke and houdini projects, I noticed a significant different start up speed in all the programs I used! Of course it might be because my Windows simply has too much things, but that’s a topic for another day. I decided to do one of my projects I have […]

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Installing DroidCam on CentOS 7

Basically what DroidCam does is it allows me to turn my android phone into a webcam and use it on Skype, Google+, or even as a surveillance device if I wish. And I chose this program over other webcam apps for android simply because its desktop client work on both Windows and Linux. What I […]

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Nuke 11 Frame Server setup

Recently I was working on a short film called “June”, directed by actor/director Dwayne Cameron. In short we’re working on 4K plates and the render farm software in the facility is under maintenance. Looking at 2 – 4 hours of render time I just ran out of patience. So I’ve decided to look at Frame […]

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Linux Snippets

I’ve interested in Linux for a while now but it’s only until recently I actually installed Linux to dual boot with my Windows 10. At first I installed Ubuntu because of it’s popularity, but on the same day I found out the production programs I work with (Nuke, Maya) doesn’t work that well with Ubuntu. […]

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