Katana: empowering artists through years of innovation

Katana. Not the shiny Japanese sword in this case—but powerful production software capable of creating equally sharp images. 

Born at Sony to solve critical production challenges but developed by Foundry since 2010, Katana continues to be the look development and lighting software of choice for artists and studios worldwide. What did it take to get there? Blood, sweat and a tonne of fundamental features, implemented over the course of fifteen years.

Scroll to explore each feature as they appeared in Katana, and what their introduction meant for artists.