Tag Archives: The Foundry

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Shot by Shot: Detailed VFX Work for Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

This Friday, North American movie audiences can buy a return ticket to Sin City, courtesy co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, who have mounted a sequel to the groundbreaking 2005 release that pushed the visual envelope in its effort to … more »

Ftrack Previews Version 3 at SIGGRAPH

Ftrack has brought an early version 3.0 of its VFX and animation project management platform to SIGGRAPH. The company has its eye on collaborative workflow, and is previewing deeper pipeline integration and more interoperability with Thinkbox Deadline, Imagineer Mocha and … more »

Chaos Group Releases V-Ray for Katana; Nuke and Modo Versions Enter Public Beta

After a long period of collaborative development with The Foundry, Chaos Group today said V-Ray for Katana is now available for purchase, and V-Ray for Modo and V-Ray for Nuke are in public beta. V-Ray for Nuke and V-Ray for … more »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »