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Machine learning

SmartROTO: enabling rotoscoping with artist-assisted machine learning

Key learnings from the front line of Foundry’s just-wrapped project SmartROTO.

5 min read
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Film & TV

Volumetric video capture: challenges, opportunities and outlook for production pipelines

Key insights from Foundry’s just-wrapped VoluMagic project.

5 min read
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Design

Colorway AR: your doorway to the future of digital design

Boundless creativity powered by augmented reality.

7 min read
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Film & TV

Lighting in visual effects: crafting CG cinematography

Merging the real and imagined to create something incredible.

6 min read
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Film & TV

The path to Nuke 12.1’s ParticleBlinkScript node

Foundry’s ‘father of the particle system’ offers exclusive insight into the development of this fundamental feature.

7 min read
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Machine learning

Machine learning for artists: the latest trends

Arm yourself with the latest machine learning tools.

7 min read
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Film & TV

Lighting in animation: a dive into the hand-drawn

Lighting the way through the complexities of animation.

6 min read
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Machine learning

Future proof your content creation with machine learning

Artist and algorithm—working in harmony.

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Film & TV

Foundry, Open Source & You: A Digested Guide

Power up your pipeline with leading integrations, USD, Machine Learning models and more.

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Film & TV

Artist Spotlight: Ben McEwan

Getting nosy with one of Nuke’s top compositors.

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Research

How two weeks of creative freedom laid the foundations for your future workflow

Giving Foundry’s devs free rein to create something incredible.

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Film & TV

The Art of Lighting: A history through time

Looking back at where it all began in the world of lighting.

5 min read