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Introduction to Katana 3.1
In this video tutorial course, Creative Specialist Arielle Martin introduces Katana 3.1. Ideal for artists who are new to Katana, or anyone with experience with other software such as Maya.Start Learning
Mari 4 - Fundamentals and Best Practice
With the release of Mari 4.5, VFX artist Michael Wilde introduces his course covering the essentials of Mari 4 and new features in 4.5.Watch the video
WHERE WILL YOUR JOURNEY WITH FOUNDRY TAKE YOU?
Teaching studio-leading technology: why Lost Boys chose Katana
Ria Bernard, co-owner of Lost Boys: School of VFX, discusses the importance of teaching Katana to students, and how to kick-start their career in the VFX industry.Take me there
Animal Logic Academy: discovering the VFX stars of the future
We speak to some of the students involved in bringing short film The Color Thief to life, using Katana, as part of the first student project of 2018 at the Animal Logic Academy.