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Open Source Summit North America

August 21 - August 23

David Morin, Executive Director of Academy Software Foundation, will be giving a talk on Thursday, August 22, from 11:15 – 11:50 am on:

Academy Software Foundation: Open Source Development in the Motion Picture Industry
In August 2018, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and The Linux Foundation launched the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF) to provide a neutral forum for open source software developers in the motion picture and broader media industries to share resources and collaborate on technologies for image creation, visual effects, animation and sound. David Morin, Executive Director of the Academy Software Foundation, will discuss why the Foundation was formed and how it plans to increase the quality and quantity of open source contributions by lowering the barrier to entry for developing and using open source software across the industry.