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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…
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Academy Software Foundation Adopts OpenImageIO as Newest Hosted Project

Miles Morales (Shameik Moore) and Gwen Stacy (Hailee Steinfeld) take on The Spot (Jason Schwartzman) in Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation's SPIDER-MAN™: ACROSS THE SPIDER-VERSE. Today the Academy Software Foundation – the motion picture industry’s premier organization for advancing open source software development across image creation, visual effects, animation,…