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Academy Software Foundation to Host Annual Open Source Forum in Los Angeles and Virtually on February 22

The Academy Software Foundation has announced the keynote speaker and full schedule details for its Open Source Forum, taking place in Los Angeles and virtually on Thursday, February 22. This annual one-day event brings together business and technical leaders to collaboratively drive the future of open source software development across…
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OpenAssetIO Beta Release Now Available

Image caption: An image sequence being loaded in to Foundry's Nuke using an entity reference from Ynput’s AYON, with no custom pipeline code involved The first beta release of OpenAssetIO is now publicly available! Adopted into the Foundation earlier this year in the sandbox stage, OpenAssetIO is an open-source interoperability…
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Academy Software Foundation Announces OpenPBR, a New Subproject of MaterialX

Developed by Autodesk and Adobe, OpenPBR is a new shading model that provides creatives with a more artist-friendly bridge from one software to another The Academy Software Foundation today announces OpenPBR, a new subproject of MaterialX. Initially created by Autodesk and Adobe with guidance from the MaterialX Technical Steering Committee,…
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Getting Started with the USD Working Group

Copyright 2022 Animal Logic Pty Limited. All rights reserved. One of the Academy Software Foundation’s fastest-growing Working Groups has been the USD Working Group, co-chaired by Pixar’s Nick Porcino and Apple’s Alexander Schwank. OpenUSD, short for Universal Scene Description, was developed by Pixar to address common workflow challenges and reduce…