More fantastic coverage of the work we’re doing at the Academy. Our CG Supervisor Dan Flood made the bold move to re-do the lighiting pipeline from scratch for 2018, so we’re now using Katana and Renderman, along with Nuke for compositing and USD and VDB as our geometry format.

This has made for a pretty amazing workflow, the Foundry were keen to talk to us to find out what we’re doing. The article includes some screenshots of our setup, and some great stills from the short film, which will be completed in the next few weeks. No pressure team!

https://www.foundry.com/case-studies/animal-logic-academy-discovering-the-VFX-stars-of-the-future