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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…
Shannon Deoul
August 8, 2022
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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…
Shannon Deoul
August 8, 2022
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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…
Shannon Deoul
August 3, 2022
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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: http://report.aswf.io/  Authored by veteran entertainment technology journalist Barbara Robertson, with a foreword from our Executive Director David…
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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…
arobinson
February 23, 2022
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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…
arobinson
February 11, 2022