Academy Considers 20 Sci-Tech Achievements

The Scientific and Technical Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that 20 scientific and technical achievements, involving 11 distinct ... Continue Reading →

Pixar’s Universal Scene Description Going Open Source

Pixar intends to release its Universal Scene Description software (USD) as an open-source project by summer, 2016. The toolset addresses the need in the CG film and game industries ... Continue Reading →

The Animag 250: Software Companies to Watch

The Animation Magazine 250th issue celebration continues, this time with our list of software companies to watch. They are: Allegorithmic Autodesk CACANi Cebas Visual Technology Inc. CelAction ... Continue Reading →

HgCapital Buys Majority Stake in The Foundry

The Foundry, a leading provider of award-winning creative software, announced a majority investment from HgCapital, one of the United Kingdom’s most prestigious private equity ... Continue Reading →

Foundry Updates Katana 2 With Complete Rebuild

The Foundry released Katana 2, a rebuilt from the ground up update for the lighting and look-development software. In addition to a responsive new user interface, new features of Katana ... Continue Reading →

CG Student Awards Calls for Entries

The CG Student Awards, sponsored by Autodesk, has opened the call for entries for the 2015 contest. The event showcases excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates ... Continue Reading →

LAIKA Opts for Foundry’s FLIX on ‘Kubo’

Award-winning stop-motion studio LAIKA (The Boxtrolls, ParaNorman, Coraline) has picked London developer The Foundry’s web-based FLIX software solution to aid its pre-production ... Continue Reading →

News Bytes: FLIX, ‘Ella Bella Bingo,’ ‘Zou,’ ‘Gadget’

The Foundry, a global provider of award-winning creative software, has appointed SDLC as worldwide business development partner for FLIX. FLIX is The Foundry’s web-based software ... Continue Reading →

The Foundry Acquires Made With Mischief

Award winning software creator The Foundry is expanding its market reach while bolstering its tech strength with the acquisition of Made With Mischief. The company’s flagship ... Continue Reading →

Foundry Introduces Nuke 9, Nuke Studio

The Foundry unveiled Nuke 9, the biggest-ever shake-up of its Nuke compositing technology, including the addition of Nuke Studio. The offering brings powerful node-based visual effects, ... Continue Reading →