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Walt Disney Animation Studios is making its BRDF Explorer, a shading and rendering toolset, available to the industry through a new open-source site. BDRF stands for bidirectional reflectance distribution function, the mathematical description of how a surface reflects light. The BDRF Explorer is an advanced, physically-based shading and rendering toolset that evaluates [...]
The public release of Alembic 1.0, the open source project developed jointly by Sony Pictures Imageworks and Lucasfilm Ltd., was announced at SIGGRAPH in Vancouver, BC yesterday. Alembic is a computer graphics interchange format focused on efficiently storing and sharing animation and visual effects scenes across multiple software applications. It [...]
Tron, global production and open source software and hardware are on the agenda of the 16th annual FMX Conference on Animation, Effects, Games and interactive Media, set for May 3-6 in Stuttgart, Germany. “This year we would like to harness the extraordinary creativity from the digital industries to present the [...]