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I just got a job to transitions between a series of short videos using a 3d time line and eventually making the whole thing loop.

I am trying to decide between Houdini and Maya on this project, what it is really coming down to is the composting. After Effects is my baby and I want to actually add the video in AE, but I'd love to do the 3d animation in Houdini.

The only thing is I'm not currently aware of a way to export Houdini's camera to After Effects'. Programs like Maya, Max, and C4D do this.

Can someone tell me I'm wrong and that is easy to export houdini cameras to After Effects.
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Hi

I don't think you can directly do it, but you can export an FBX, open that in maya and then into after effects.

you could also try making a script in houdini, but that's a bit more complex

good luck
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you can do it directly…
http://www.sidefx.com/exchange/info.php?fileid=498&versionid=498 [sidefx.com]
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thanks so much guys !
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Does anyone know if this script (HoudiniToAE.py) works in version 11 and how to “execute” this script from within the terminal on a mac?

Thanks!
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hey harmonizer
did you manage to get the script working in the end?
Cheers
John
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