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[Sidefx-houdini-list] advice on a "set shot" workflow inwindows!??!! (WTF)
Tuesday, 25 May 2010 Tue, 25 May '10
I have to second these sentiments. Anytime you let the artist use their "creativity" in naming files and organizing directory structures, you can count on 10x the work downstream trying to figure out what the heck was going through their head during their career-long tequila break. Sean -- Sean Lewkiw - Digital FX Supervisor CIS Vancouver 50 West 2nd Avenue Vancouver BC V5Y 1B3 P: (604) 874-8700 From: Ammon Riley <ammon.riley at gmail.com> To: sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com Date: 05/24/2010 01:38 PM Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] advice on a "set shot" workflow inwindows!??!! (WTF) Sent by: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com On Sun, May 23, 2010 at 4:40 PM, c.p.brown <cpb at snotbubble.com> wrote:
If you work simply like this then file management is totally anon-issue,
sharing work is a matter of communication (as it should be), restored work won't be broken and you can concentrate on making pretty pictures however you see fit.Of course, if artists are given good tools, file management under a complex directory structure is still a non-issue, sharing work can be made even easier (hey... that communication you speak of? Much of it can be automated), restored work won't be broken (because, for example, you can ensure that anything that work depends on is restored at the same time), etc.
Its also much cheaper and efficient as you can wholly staff your teamwith
income-generating artists instead of having to hire support staff, have artists devote time to data-entry or having to waste time (and possibly talent) on a diciplinary procedure for artists who take shortcuts.Having worked in studios that range in size between 3 and 800 people, all I can say is... good luck with that. Cheers, _______________________________________________ Sidefx-houdini-list mailing list Sidefx-houdini-list at sidefx.com https://lists.sidefx.com:443/mailman/listinfo/sidefx-houdini-list This e-mail and any attachments are intended only for use by the addressee(s) named herein and may contain confidential information. If you are not the intended recipient of this e-mail, you are hereby notified any dissemination, distribution or copying of this email and any attachments is strictly prohibited. If you receive this email in error, please immediately notify the sender by return email and permanently delete the original, any copy and any printout thereof. The integrity and security of e-mail cannot be guaranteed.