The majority of massive audiovisual entertainment depends on the creation of synthetic or virtual images. In August, the Academy of Arts and Sciences of Hollywood and the Linux Foundation (the Mecca of open source software) created the Academy Software Foundation so that studios and audiovisual companies could access and develop open software tools. source. Until now it was an interesting group but with few names of weight: in the last days, they were united Sony Pictures, Warner Bros.., and the Visual Effects Society (VES), among other entities and companies dedicated to the business. The first project we are working on is OpenVDB, an open source tool for creating volumetric images (ie, realistic and with volume that can be animated at will) that, until today, was basically supported by DreamWorks Animation (and hosted in its servers).
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