Chapter 54: 2D-3D Integration

Harmony provides you with impressive 2D-3D integration possibilities. This allows you to combine the two animation genres within the same production, resulting in some remarkable scene composition and a unique style.

Harmony supports the following 3D formats:

Alembic (*.abc)
Collada (*.dae)

You can work with Autodesk Maya, PIXIE, or 3Delight. In this guide, Autodesk Maya will be used. To work with Pixie or 3Delight, contact

This chapter contains the following topics:

How 2D-3D Integration Works
Exporting a 3D Object for Harmony Using Autodesk Maya
Importing a 3D Object
Manipulating the 3D Object
Rendering 3D Models with Autodesk Maya