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Hollywood Reporter: AMPAS Launches Academy Software Foundation For VFX, Animation Development

By August 10, 2018No Comments

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has teamed up with The Linux Foundation to start an Academy Software Foundation, aimed at providing a forum for open source software developers to share resources and collaborate on image creation, visual effects, animation and sound technologies.

Founding members include VFX houses, animation studios and entertainment software developers including Animal Logic, Autodesk, Blue Sky Studios, Cisco, DNEG, DreamWorks Animation, Epic Games, Google Cloud, Intel, Walt Disney Studios and Weta Digital at the premier level and software developers Foundry and SideFX at the general level.

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