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/* ACADEMY SOFTWARE FOUNDATION

Code. Collaboration. Creativity.

Supported by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

/* OUR MISSION

The mission of the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF) is to increase the quality and quantity of contributions to the content creation industry’s open source software base; to provide a neutral forum to coordinate cross-project efforts; to provide a common build and test infrastructure; and to provide individuals and organizations a clear path to participation in advancing our open source ecosystem.

Learn more about how your organization can help support these efforts.

/* OUR PROJECTS

We are always looking for developers, engineers, end users, and others who may be interested in participating in our projects. There are many levels of contribution –  both technical and non-technical. If you are interested in helping support the industry’s open source community, and want to join a diverse and inclusive community, we encourage you to get involved.

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/* OPEN SOURCE IN ENTERTAINMENT

How the Academy Software Foundation Creates Shared Value

The Academy Software Foundation was created four years ago by a group of like-minded technology executives and software developers who saw a need for a neutral place, a common ground, where studios and vendors could come together to write open source software that would benefit everyone.

A lot has happened in this short period of time. This document tells the story of the Foundation: where it came from, what it has achieved so far, and where it aims to go next.

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/* LATEST NEWS & MEDIA COVERAGE

February 2, 2023 in Announcements, Members

Framestore and HP Join the Academy Software Foundation

Framestore and HP Join the Academy Software Foundation as new members
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February 1, 2023 in Announcements, Blog

Open Source Forum 2023 Schedule is Live!

We are excited to share the full schedule for Open Source Forum 2023 happening February 16th. Register now to join us in-person in Los Angeles. Virtual attendance is also available. Our annual Open Source Forum gathers business and technical leaders to share ideas and insights as well as updates on emerging open source…
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January 24, 2023 in Blog, Open Review Initiative

Autodesk Q&A: Bringing RV to the Open Source Community

A discussion with Diana Colella, SVP of Media and Entertainment at Autodesk, about their involvement in the Foundation and plans for Open RV.
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January 19, 2023 in Announcements, ASWF Projects, Blog, Open Review Initiative

DNEG Releases Open Source xSTUDIO, Hosted by the Academy Software Foundation

DNEG contributes the open source version of xSTUDIO, a Playback and Review application, to the Academy Software Foundation as part of Open Review Initiative.
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January 18, 2023 in Announcements, ASWF Projects, Blog, Open Review Initiative

Autodesk’s Open RV now available on Academy Software Foundation GitHub

Autodesk contributes Open RV, the open-source version of its RV media review and playback software, to the Academy Software Foundation as part of Open Review Initiative.
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November 9, 2022 in ASWF Projects, Blog, OpenVDB

OpenVDB Releases Version 10.0 with new OpenVDB Link

OpenVDB Version 10 is now available and introduces OpenVDB Link, a Mathematica interface to OpenVDB.
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