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Academy Software Foundation Announces Summer Opportunities for Technical Careers in VFX and Animation

The Academy Software Foundation is pleased to announce two different global summer opportunities for individuals 18 and older who are growing their skills in computer science, engineering, and related fields, and looking to explore technical careers in the VFX and animation industries. Participating in these programs is a great way…
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Academy Software Foundation Releases New Research Paper on Open Source Technology in Modern Filmmaking Era

Today we at the Academy Software Foundation, released a new research paper titled “Open Source in Entertainment: How the Academy Software Foundation Creates Shared Value.” It is available as a free PDF here:  Authored by veteran entertainment technology journalist Barbara Robertson, with a foreword from our Executive Director David…

Wevr Joins Academy Software Foundation as General Member

Today the Academy Software Foundation, the premier organization for advancing open source software development across the media and motion picture industries, announces the addition of Wevr as its newest general member. The Academy Software Foundation now counts 32 members working together to strengthen open source tools development and align on…
February 23, 2022

Rez Joins Academy Software Foundation as Newest Hosted Project

Rez installs packages once, and configures environments dynamically (via GitHub) Today the Academy Software Foundation, the premier organization for advancing open source software development in the motion picture and media industries, is pleased to announce the addition of Rez as its newest hosted project. Rez is an open source, cross-platform…
February 11, 2022
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Aliza Carpio, Autodesk

Aliza Carpio Director, Tech Evangelist Autodesk Aliza Carpio is Director, technology evangelist at Autodesk, focused on building Autodesk’s tech story aligned with its brand and vision to enable everyone to create a better world designed and made for all. Prior to this role, she was tech evangelist and…
January 12, 2022
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Tram Le-Jones, ftrack

Tram Le-Jones VP of Solutions ftrack Tell us a bit about yourself – how did you get your start in visual effects and/or animation?  I love telling people that I got my start in VFX through a Craigslist ad, ha! I was in college at San Francisco State University studying…
Shannon Deoul
November 15, 2021