Look Development and Lighting Update
See what’s new with Mari and Katana on October 13. Join to learn about Katana's improvements to the performance space, the continued advancements in look development, and the long-term USD vision. We will also review the continued effort to streamline Mari's USD workflows and take a look at the artist tools coming in Mari 6.
On October 13, we will host an Education Summit dedicated to educators. Sony Pictures Imageworks’ Training Manager Greg Berridge will share their production pipeline and how students can best be prepared to enter the industry. Plus, we will cover the latest developments in machine learning and virtual production.
SIGGRAPH 2022 On Demand.
OpenAssetIO's Journey into the ASWF Foundations Lifecycle
OpenAssetIO is an open source project that gives tools a common asset-centric interface for resolving, discovering, and registering production data. Learn about OpenAssetIO's roots, what guided the project's evolution, and how brought it into ASWF's Project Lifecycle process.
Unleashing the Power of the Artist with Machine Learning
Take a look at how Foundry is investigating cutting-edge machine learning technology to put into the hands of the VFX community and how it inspired the development of the CopyCat node in Nuke, giving artists full control over the types of effects they can generate.
Professional mentorship has a significant impact on student artists. Partnered with ACCESS VFX and Foundry, this is a talk about the mentorship program at Santa Monica College where professional mentorship was embedded as a course requirement.
NRT Workflows for Virtual Production
Based on the project 'Comandante: Near Real-Time Workflows for Virtual Production' this presentation covers the near real-time workflow that helps immediately improve the quality of In-Camera VFX shots, bridging on-set and post-production.
Foundry in the press.
- Broadcast Tech spoke to senior industry figures about SIGGRAPH and what's next for the industry. Read their VFX and virtual production round-up to see what Foundry's Head of Research Dan Ring had to say on the topic.
- Post Perspective caught up with Foundry's Senior Director of Industry Marketing Jen Goldfinch for the announcement of the open source project OpenAssetIO and a near real-time workflow using Nuke's CopyCat tool for machine learning.
- Randi Altman from Post Perspective interviewed Filmmaker Hasraf 'HaZ' Dulull about what excited him at SIGGRAPH, which included a demonstration of Nuke's machine learning node CopyCat that "brought a tear to his eye."
- Graphic Speak covered SIGGRAPH 2022 with a virtual walk around the floor and a reflection on how key players contribute to creating industry standards.