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The Foundry Introduces Colorway for Designers

If you've been wondering what would come of The Foundry's acquisition of Luxology, here's your answer: Colorway, a new software tool for designers. Unveiled yesterday, Colorway draws on technology inside Modo and Nuke to create a clever, streamlined pipeline for … more »


The Foundry Releases Modo 801

The Foundry released Modo 801, the latest version of the modeling, painting, animation and rendering package it acquired in its 2012 merge with Luxology.  The newest Modo introduces node-based texturing, improved dynamics for creating realistic destruction animation, improved scattering tools, … more »


NAB Top 10: Big Ideas in Production and Post

As always, picking the top products at an NAB show is a tricky task. Yes, some technology is an obvious game-changer right out of the gate, while other innovations either founder on their way out of the factory or stumble … more »


Pixar Releases RenderMan for Katana

Pixar Animation Studios released RenderMan for Katana, building a bridge between Pixar's rendering system and The Foundry's Katana look-dev and lighting platform. The two companies announced a partnership to integrate Katana and Renderman at last year's SIGGRAPH, saying that their … more »


The Foundry Ships Mari for the Mac

The Foundry's Mari 3D painting software is now available for the Mac. As the company made Mari 2.5 available to Mac users, it also announced a cross-platform 25% off sale on all versions of Mari, reducing the price to $1,495 … more »


The Foundry Slates Nuke 8, Hiero 1.8 for Late 2013

The Foundry confirmed at IBC that a new version of its 3D compositing software, Nuke, will ship by the end of the year. Also announced was version 1.8 of Hiero, The Foundry's shot management, conform and review tool. Together, The … more »

Katana and RenderMan Team Up in The Foundry/Pixar Deal

The Foundry's Katana will include RenderMan as a standard feature under the terms of a new strategic collaboration with Pixar Animation Studios. Karana customers will receive one RenderMan Pro Server license as a standard part of their first 10 Katana … more »


The Foundry’s Mari Is Coming to the Mac

The Foundry's 3D painting tool, MARI, will be coming to OS X in 2013, the company announced during Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) yesterday. If you'd like to be one of the first to use Mari on your Mac, The … more »


Hive-FX’s Jim Clark and Guy Cappiccie on Seamless Morphs for Grimm

NBC's Grimm, which resumes its second season on March 8, revolves around a Portland homicide detective descended from an elite line of criminal profilers dating back to the time of the Brothers Grimm. The detective must tread carefully between his real beat … more »


The Foundry Ships Nuke 7.0

The Foundry said the newest version of Nuke, its widely used digital compositing system, is shipping now. The company focused on performance enhancements in Nuke 7, as well as support for the Alembic graphics interchange framework and OpenEXR v2 Deep … more »