These tutorials introduce various different functional areas of Autodesk® Maya®, Autodesk® MatchMover™ and Composite in a set of lessons. The lessons are accompanied by scene files that you can use to learn at your own pace. View the PDF files and download the necessary lesson data files.
For tutorials for previous versions of Maya, see the Archives page.
Note: The Getting Started with Maya lesson files are installed in your Maya directory when you install Maya. Alternately, you can download the lesson files from here. The lesson files for Maya Live are provided as a separate download.
The Composite tutorials introduce you to the application UI and basic workflows, including creating a composition, importing footage, using hotkeys, adding tools, connecting passes and renders, and compositing renders. In addition, these tutorials cover blend modes, color correction and fine tuning results. View the PDF file and download the necessary lesson data files.
2011 - 2014
Use 2010 tutorials and associated data below.
Learn to perform basic matchmoving techniques including loading images sequences, tracking a sequence, and then exporting the tracked rendered 3D data to file that can be used in 3D animation and compositing programs. You will also learn how to create a track manually using supervised tracking and set up survey points. View the PDF file and download the necessary lesson data files.
Use 2012 tutorials and associated data below.