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Foundry Headline News

Foundry and J Cube Partner to Improve Katana and Maya Pipelines

The software developer and R&D company work to boost the CG ecosystem with seamless and fast data transfer of layouts and geometry between 3D applications, as well as look to address wider industry problems, such as proper motion blur render of varying meshes in Maya and Katana.

Foundry Headline News

Mari 3.3 and Katana 2.6 Set to Take Look Development and Lighting to the Next Level

Forthcoming Mari update offers exciting performance and workflow enhancements, offering artists the ability to work on and export complex projects faster; Katana 2.6 release includes UI/UX enhancements and a new viewer API.

Pixar ANIMATIONWorld

‘Piper’ and the Development of Pixar’s Presto Sculpting Brush

Along with a slew of VFX breakdown videos and images, ‘Piper’ supervising technical director Brett Levin details the tools and techniques employed on director Alan Barillaro’s Oscar-nominated CG short.

The Foundry Headline News

The Foundry Technology Helps Power 89th Academy Award Nominees

Creative software developer’s VFX tools have been utilized in every film nominated for Best Visual Effects at this year’s Academy Awards. 

Thinkbox Software Headline News

Thinkbox Software Store Adds Next Limit RealFlow and Maxwell On-Demand

Additional third-party applications available on demand via Thinkbox include The Foundry’s NUKE and KATANA, Chaos Group V-Ray, NVIDIA Iray and Mental Ray, Redshift, and Peregrine Labs’ Yeti.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

ILM ‘Captain America: Civil War’ VFX Part 1: Digital Doubles and CG Characters

By Trevor Hogg | Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 1:30pm

Animation supervisor Steve Rawlins discusses Spider-Man, Ant-Man, Black Panther and other CG super hero characters ILM produced for Marvel’s action-adventure hit.

Pixar Headline News

Pixar Animation Studios Open-Sources Universal Scene Description

Open source release of technology used for the interchange of 3D graphics data through various digital content creation tools provides an effective and scalable solution for the complex workflows of CG film and game industry studios.

SIGGRAPH 2016 Headline News

The Foundry Bringing the Future of VR and VFX to SIGGRAPH 2016

Developer of tools for CG content creation hosting behind-the-scenes presentations from a raft of customers including Pixar Animation Studios, MPC and Sony Pictures Imageworks.

The Foundry Headline News

The Foundry launches KATANA for Windows

Award-winning software brings greater efficiency to studios of all sizes with new Windows port; professional look development and lighting tool is now easier to install and supports plug-ins for RenderMan, V-Ray, Arnold and 3Delight.

Thinkbox Software Headline News

Thinkbox Debuts On-Demand, Per-Minute Licensing with Deadline 8

Updates Include third-party metered licensing with The Foundry’s NUKE and KATANA, and Chaos Group’s V-Ray; a new proxy server; and enhanced monitor features.

Light Chaser Animation Headline News

Light Chaser Builds a Fast, Sustainable Lighting Pipeline for China's ‘Little Door Gods’

Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation Studios employs Solid Angle’s Arnold renderer to produce high-quality computer graphics for China’s ‘Little Door Gods.’

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