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Academy Software Foundation’s New Open Review Initiative Forms with Initial Code Contributions from Autodesk, DNEG, and Sony Pictures Imageworks

The Academy Software Foundation today announces the Open Review Initiative, a new project led by contributions from member companies Autodesk, DNEG, and Sony Pictures Imageworks, with the mission to build a unified open source toolset for playback, review and approval of motion picture and related professional media. The Academy Software…
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Academy Software Foundation Launches Digital Production Example Library as Newest Project to House Production-Grade Content

Still from 'The Mission' - courtesy of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) The Academy Software Foundation – the motion picture industry’s premier organization for advancing open source software development across image creation, visual effects, animation, and sound technologies – today announces the Digital Production Example Library (DPEL) as its…
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Academy Software Foundation Adds OpenFX Image Processing Standard as Newest Hosted Project

Screen shot showing the new OpenFX overlay draw suite The Academy Software Foundation – the motion picture industry’s premier organization for advancing open source software development across image creation, visual effects, animation, and sound technologies – today announces OpenFX as its newest hosted project. First developed in 2004, OpenFX is…
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Project Update: OpenEXR v3.1 Available Now

OpenEXR,  the professional-grade, high-dynamic-range image storage format of the motion picture industry and a project at the Academy Software Foundation, has officially released version 3.1. This new version can be downloaded from https://github.com/AcademySoftwareFoundation/openexr/releases. OpenEXR v3.1 includes significant new features, including a new library, OpenEXRCore.This is the result of a significant…
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July 29, 2021
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Project Spotlight: Industry Support for OpenColorIO v2

Back in February, we officially released OpenColorIO (OCIO) v2 for download. A complete open-source color management solution for VFX and animation pipelines, OCIO is used widely across the film industry and this release was highly anticipated by artists, developers, and color scientists alike. This significant version update followed three years…
rromoff
July 8, 2021
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Rodeo FX: Streamlining with OpenTimelineIO

Rodeo FX is an award-winning visual effects studio headquartered in Montreal, with additional offices in Toronto, Munich, and Los Angeles. Employing over 600 artists globally, Rodeo FX is responsible for the stunning content in some of today’s biggest TV shows and films, including Stranger Things, WandaVision, Lovecraft Country, Jingle Jangle,…
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May 6, 2021