Re: 'Infiltrator' Production Pipeline Volume 6: Rendering
I'm not sure exactly what is happening here, but it seems Autodesk may have changed something in the newer versions of Maya.
I can confirm that opening the 'lesson_20_end.ma' file from this course, and rendering in Maya 2013 produces results that are identical to what you describe in your post above.
However, opening the exact same scene file in Maya 2011 (which is the same version we used to create this training) produces rendered AO results that look completely normal.
I'll continue to investigate this problem, and hopefully I'll have some better news for you...
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