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Ncam and The Foundry drive Dreamspace project for virtual production Posted: 07/09/2016

European collaborative project creates new creative opportunities for immersive user experiencesProject Dreamspace, a three-year European Commission-funded project seeks to explore new ways of integrating real and virtual environments, and is showcasing the results of its work as part of the IBC Future Zone. Central to the project is high precision camera tracking combined with real-time depth capture, provided by Ncam, together with virtual production tools from The Foundry.

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The Foundry launches Cara VR toolset Posted: 20/04/2016

Nuke firm creates plug-in for 360-degree video content in virtual reality titles

The Foundry has launched a new virtual reality toolset that lets devs create live-action experiences.

Cara VR is a new plug-in designed to work with The Foundrys established Nuke software, and adds tools built around compositing multi-camera footage in order to create 360-degree videos.

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The Foundry Launches MODO 10 Series Posted: 08/03/2016
The Foundry has announced the launch of the MODO 10 Series.
 
Built on a next-generation 3D modelling, texturing and rendering platform, the MODO 10 delivers new feature sets in a series of three installments. It delivers toolsets to enable artists and designers to create high-quality content for games, virtual reality, product design, creative media, and film and video projects.
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Its Not Rocket Science Launches with The Foundry Software Posted: 19/01/2016
The new comedy science animation show, Its Not Rocket Science, is a 10-episode series that has been developed using solutions and tools from leading creative software developer The Foundry. Created by retired Canadian astronaut and commander of the International Space Station Chris Hadfield, together with his son Evan, the series seeks to address current issues and misunderstood science topics, from vaccinations to climate change.
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The Foundry honored in annual Scientific and Technical Awards Posted: 15/01/2016
 The Foundry, leading creative software developer, has announced that its MARI development team will be honored by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences at the annual Scientific and Technical Awards presentation on Saturday, February 13. The awards recognize individuals that have added value to the filmmaking process. For their contributions to MARIs development, Jack Greasley, Kiyoyuki Nakagaki, Duncan Hopkins and Carl Rand from The Foundry will receive an Academy Plaque in the Scientific and Engineering Awards category at the ceremony to be held at the Beverley Wiltshire in Beverly Hills.
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Former Shine CEO joins The Foundry Posted: 10/11/2015
Alex Mahon, the former CEO of Shine Group, has joined the leading design and visual effects software firm, The Foundry, as Chief Executive.
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The Foundry introduces MARI 3 Posted: 12/08/2015

At Siggraph 2015 the worlds largest conference on computer graphics, taking place from 9 to 13 August at the Los Angeles Convention Centre The Foundry is demonstrating MARI 3, the newest version of its 3D paint package. Ideal for texturing and look development artists in the VFX, animation and games industries, MARI 3 combines productivity enhancing features with broader and tighter pipeline integration. This includes an exposed node graph for advanced users and integration with the rendering and baking capabilities of MODO, The Foundry s 3D content creation solution.

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The Carlyle Group acquires visual effects software developer The Foundry from Advent Venture Partners Posted: 25/03/2011
Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group announced today that it has acquired a significant majority stake in The Foundry Visionmongers Ltd (The Foundry), a developer of visual effects software, from Advent Venture Partners and other stakeholders. Falcon Investment Advisors, LLC has converted its current ownership in The Foundry into mezzanine notes in support of the acquisition. The founders and management will continue to retain a significant minority stake and drive the continued growth and customer-focused innovation that the Company has consistently delivered. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Avid Announces New EUCON Partners Posted: 20/09/2010
Avid today announced that Autodesks Smoke for Mac, The Foundrys STORM and REDs REDCINE-X color software applications now offer native support for Avids EUCON protocol enabling content creators to use MC Color to control the color grading features of each application. These new additions expand the open ecosystem of software packages supported by Avids Artist Series of control surfaces, providing customers with more creative options in the color grading workflow. Designed to appeal to colorists looking for increased tactile control of their projects, MC Color features high resolution optical trackballs, track wheels, displays, encoders and programmable keys to offer superior feel and integrated control only found in hardware grading solutions at several times the cost. Todays announcement further supports Avids commitment to driving openness across the industryand also is marked by recent EUCON support by companies like Apple, MOTU and Steinberg.

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Cooke Optics and The Foundry collaborate to improve post process Posted: 27/10/2009
Cooke Optics Ltd., the premier manufacturer of precision lenses for the motion picture industry, today announced that it is working with The Foundry to incorporate /i Technology into Nuke, the powerful compositing application. /i Intelligent Technology enables the recording of extremely accurate, frame-by-frame lens and camera data, saving visual effects artists hours of time in post production by eliminating the need to guess lens parameters and camera information.

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