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FMX 2019

Stuttgart, Germany

Open source software has become ubiquitous across the motion picture industry, providing a foundation for many of the visual effects and animation used in motion pictures today. Developers and engineers across the industry are working together to solve common challenges and to develop new tools that help bring images to...

High Performance Graphics

University of Strasbourg, France

Luca Fascione, Senior Head of Technology & Research at Weta Digital and ASWF Board Member, will give an overview of Academy Software Foundation during his keynote on "Modern Movie Rendering: How Raytracing Changed My Industry" on Wednesday, July 10, from 9:30-10:30 am. High-Performance Graphics is the leading international forum for...

Eurographics Symposium on Rendering

University of Strasbourg, France

Daniel Heckenberg, R&D Supervisor - Graphics at Animal Logic and ASWF TAC Chair, will be giving a talk about the Academy Software Foundation on Wednesday, July 10th, at 15:45.    

DigiPro 2019

Millennium Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles

Daniel Heckenberg, ASWF Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) Chair, will be giving a talk during Session #2 on: ASWF Technical Advisory Committee: How to Enable an Open Source Community The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) coordinates technical efforts in the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF). Launched in August 2018, the ASWF’s purpose is...

The Pipeline Conference

General Assembly, Downtown Los Angeles

Hank Driskill, CTO of Blue Sky Studios and an ASWF Board Member, will give a keynote talk at 11:30am PT. The Pipeline Conference is the first international pipeline conference, attracting professionals from VFX, Animation, Gaming and Immersive media.  


Los Angeles Convention Center

Check out all the Academy Software Foundation activities happening at SIGGRAPH 2019: Sunday, July 28, 9:00 - 10:30 am: OpenVDB Course, Theatre 411 Tuesday, July 30, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm: Open Source Day, hosted by Academy Software Foundation. A full day of Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions for open source...

Open Source Day 2019 at SIGGRAPH

JW Marriott, Diamond Ballroom 7-10

Join us for Open Source Day for a full day of Birds of a Feather (BoF) sessions hosted by Academy Software Foundation to learn about the latest updates to popular open source projects used for visual effects, animation, and image creation. Tuesday, July 30, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm JW...

Open Source Summit North America

Hilton San Diego Bay Front

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...

IBC 2019


IBC is the world's most influential media, entertainment and technology show. In 2018, IBC attracted more than 55,000 attendees from 150 countries around the world, exhibiting more than 1,700 of the world's key technology suppliers and showcasing a debate-leading conference. Andy Maltz, Managing Director, Science and Technology Council, Academy of Motion Picture...