In partnership with CGSociety, The Foundry has announced the Modo Time Travel Challenge. Participants get access to a trial download of Modo 801 in order to create their entries for the contest. More than $35,000 are offered in prizes. More information on CGSociety.
Natron is an open source node-based compositing software that relies on OpenColorIO for color management, OpenImageIO for file formats support, and Qt for user interface. It's available for OS X, Windows and Linux, and offers 32-bit channel precision as well as support for OFX plugins. (more...)
Montpellier-based Isotropix has announced the upcoming release
of v2.0 of its software that blends compositing, layout,
animation and rendering functionality into a single application. The
new version brings significant improvements to the rendering engine,
file referencing designed for team work and many workflow enhancements. (more...)