Tasks List

Open Movie

Story Development

  • Outline the story
  • Write up an outline for each episode
    • This is really an iterative process
    • Pending Updates
      • Made the backstory more consistent: https://www.openmovie.org/collaboration/story-development/sd_10252018
      • Update the episodes
  • Write a beat breakdown for each episode
  • Write up a script for each episode
  • Take feedback

Research and Development

  • Blender 2.8 Evaluation
    • Clone and Build blender 2.8 locally
    • Mostly use blender 2.8 for working
    • Setup core dumping to assist developers in investigating crashes
    • Keep track of resources/tips/etc
  • Convert Blender 2.79 scripts for use in Blender 2.8
    • Fix up EasyHDRI
    • Fix up MHX2 import
  • Model Testing
    • Evaluate Makehuman
      • Create Model in makehuman
      • Import a model
      • Add clothing
      • Use the rig to do some facial animation poses
      • Do a test animation
        • Record reference footage
        • Key posing
        • Blocking
        • Splining
        • Smoothing
        • Adding life
    • Evaluate Manuel Bastioni Lab
      • Create model
      • Import model
      • Add a facial Rig
        • Add face bones
        • Weight paint
        • Test and refine
      • Use the face rig to create facial animation poses to compare against makehuman
        • Although I'm really using the makehuman face rig as a template for the one I'm creating for the MBL model
      • Do a test animation to compare following the same steps as defined before
    • Evaluate CG Cookie FlexRig
      • I'm sort of stepping away from this because I'm leaning more towards creating more realistic characters.