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Foundry Live Returns September 21-29

Celebrating the company’s 25th anniversary, the online sessions will feature a peek at future product releases and innovations, including Nuke, Kitana, and Flix, as well as a look back at defining moments from the last quarter-century; registration is now open.

VFX for Film VFXWorld

Molecule VFX Helps Amazon Prime Achieve a State of ‘Bliss’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, June 22, 2021 at 12:26pm

Led by VFX supervisor Luke DiTomasso, the studio delivers over 200 shots for director Mike Cahill’s sci-fi thriller about two overlapping worlds, one real, one not, one ugly, one beautiful, and the conspiracy to keep people from finding out the truth.

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Zach Parrish Talks Disney's ‘Us Again’ Animated Short

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 2:53pm

For the director of the studio’s vibrant and lively new 7-minute film, now playing theatrically in front of ‘Raya and the Last Dragon,’ yearning for what you had in the past can prevent you from enjoying what you have in the present.

Events Headline News

Foundry Live Returns March 15-25

Virtual sessions will highlight key trends in the VFX industry while sharing the latest updates of the creative software company’s latest updates; registration is now open.

animated short films Headline News

Disney Announces ‘Us Again’ Animated Short

By Dan Sarto | Monday, February 15, 2021 at 10:58am

Studio’s first new theatrical short in five years will front upcoming ‘Raya and the Last Dragon,’ which debuts worldwide March 5, before hitting Disney+ in June.

digital humans ANIMATIONWorld

A Digital Woman Discusses Society’s Perception of Femininity in ‘I.D.A’ CG Short

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 4:45pm

VFX studio Nu Boyana FX’s first inhouse animated short, based on a spoken word poem, started as an R&D project before blossoming into a film asking fundamental questions about what makes a girl real; the fully keyframed film’s production toolkit included Zbrush, Mari, Maya, and Nuke.

Technology Headline News

Making Myth Real: Breathing Light Into ‘White Snake’

For Beijing-based Light Chaser Animation, Foundry has played an essential role in the studio’s growing success in producing visually compelling and beautifully designed CG animated feature films. 

Mergers & Acquisition VFXWorld

It’s Full Steam Ahead for Foundry’s Post-Acquisition Mission

By Dan Sarto | Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 12:28pm

For co-founder and chief scientist Simon Robinson, Roper Technologies’ company purchase better enables the patient, long-term management perspective needed to successfully innovate and support a rapidly changing digital content creation industry. 

Foundry Headline News

Foundry Announces New Materials System with Mari 4.5

Latest update introduces a transformative Materials System enabling artists to quickly import and use thousands of Physically Based Rendering texture sets to create complex, high-volume assets.

Technology Headline News

Foundry to Showcase Industry Excellence at SIGGRAPH 2018

‘Women in Technology’ spotlight series to include presentations from Janelle Croshaw Ralla, Kelsey Hurley and Renee Tam.

Academy Awards ANIMATIONWorld

‘Garden Party’ Leads to an Oscar Nom for French Students

A team of graduating students from MoPA garner accolades for hyper-realistic animated short with a noir twist.

Feature Film VFX VFXWorld

Crossing the Uncanny Valley: MPC Crafts CG Rachael for ‘Blade Runner 2049’

By Dan Sarto | Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at 3:12pm

VFX supervisor Richard Clegg raises the bar on photorealistic digital doubles in Denis Villeneuve's hit follow-up to the 1982 sci-fi classic directed by Ridley Scott.

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.

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. 

MPC Headline News

MPC Brings the Apocalypse to Newest ‘X-Men’ Installment

Working closely with production VFX supervisor John Dykstra, MPC completes more than 990 shots for 20th Century Fox’s ‘X-Men: Apocalypse,’ including the Cerebro Room, Archangel’s wings, Mystique’s body blades, Nightcrawler’s ‘Bamf,’ and the film’s epic final battle sequence.

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Shotgun Launches iPhone Review App, Shotgun Desktop, and MARI Integration at SIGGRAPH 2014

New review and pipeline tools geared for artists and supervisors help creative companies work faster and more efficiently.

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