October 26, 2018 in In The News

ETCentric: ASWF Debuts Open Source Project and Adds New Members

The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum to develop and collaborate on open source software for images, VFX, animation and sound, debuted its first hosted project, DreamWorks Animation’s OpenVDB, an open source C++ library for volumetric representations including fluid simulations, animated volumes and environmental effects. The Foundation also added…
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October 25, 2018 in In The News

Irish Tech News: ACADEMY SOFTWARE FOUNDATION AT THE LINUX FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES NEW MEMBERS

The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries hosted at the Linux Foundation, announced that Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Bros., Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society (VES) have joined as members. ASWF also approved OpenVDB, open…
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October 25, 2018 in In The News

AIThority: Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks and Warner Bros. Join Academy Software Foundation at the Linux Foundation

The Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries hosted at the Linux Foundation, today announced that Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Image works, Warner Bros., Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society (VES) have joined as members. ASWF also approved…
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October 24, 2018 in In The News

3DVF: Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. and Blender Join Academy Software Foundation

At SIGGRAPH 2018, this summer, Academy of Motion Pictures and the Linux Foundation announced a partnership. Both entities launched the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), an organization that aims to support open source tools in the film and entertainment industry. Read more at 3DVF.
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October 24, 2018 in In The News

Digital Media World: Academy Software Foundation Welcomes New Members, Adopts OpenVDB Project

Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Bros., Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society (VES) have joined as members of the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF,) a neutral forum for open source software development in the motion picture and media industries hosted at the Linux Foundation. ASWF also approved OpenVDB, open source…
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October 24, 2018 in In The News

TFIR: DreamWorks Donates Project to the Academy Software Foundation

DreamWorks Animation has submitted the first open source project to the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF). OpenVDB, open source software developed and maintained by DreamWorks Animation, has become the Foundation’s first hosted project. Read more at TFIR.
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October 23, 2018 in In The News

Variety: Open Source: Sony Pictures, Warner Bros. Join Academy Software Foundation

Hollywood’s premier open source group is getting bigger: Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks, Warner Bros., the Blender Foundation and the Visual Effects Society (VES) are all joining the Academy Software Foundation, which was founded by the Linux Foundation and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in August. Read…
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October 23, 2018 in In The News

Engadget: Sony Pictures and Warner Bros. join Hollywood’s open-source tech forum

Just months after its launch, Hollywood's first forum for open-source technology tools is adding more big names to its lineup -- along with its first software project. Sony Pictures Entertainment / Sony Pictures Imageworks and Warner Bros. are among the newbies, who'll be joining launch members including DreamWorks, Walt Disney…
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October 23, 2018 in In The News

IT News Online: Sony Pictures Entertainment/Sony Pictures Imageworks and Warner Bros. Join Academy Software Foundation at the Linux Foundation

DreamWorks Animation's OpenVDB Adopted as the Foundation's First Project; Blender Foundation and Visual Effects Society Join as Associate Members. Read more at IT News Online.
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August 14, 2018 in In The News

CIODive: Hollywood rolls out red carpet for open source developers

The launch of the ASWF is almost like creating a GitHub for the developers behind motion pictures, but open source is nothing new to the film industry. It dates back about 20 years, Andy Maltz, managing director of the Science and Technology Council at the Academy, told CIO Dive. Film "is the only…
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