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Foundry and Digital Design industries announce the return of the Foundry Live event held from 15 to 25 March 2021. Foundry Live is a series of online events that focusses on key trends coming to the VFX industry and shows Foundry’s latest updates. This year’s virtual sessions will dive into the future of Look Development and Lighting, the latest releases of Nuke and Modo, and the key systems driving change in our workflows and pipelines. The event will conclude with an industry-focused Education Session. Foundry Live is supported by Lenovo and AMD.

Jennifer Goldfinch, Foundry’s Director of Industry Marketing said, “This year at Foundry Live, we will reveal our latest updates on interoperability and software integration and discuss how we make creative work even more enjoyable for artists everywhere. We are bringing back our Education Summit dedicated to educators who are teaching the next generation of VFX professionals the skills required to succeed with the tools of the future.”

The Future of Look Development and Lighting Solutions

Monday, 15 March – 6:00 PM GMT | 1:00 PM EST | 10:00 AM PST
Foundry’s Look Development and Lighting team will look at the roadmap for Mari and Katana. Learn about the developments being made to remove pipeline friction, streamline their workflows, and help artists get their desired results faster.  REGISTER HERE 

Empowering Artists with Nuke 13.0

Tuesday, 16 March – 6:00 PM GMT | 1:00 PM EST | 10:00 AM PST
Foundry will walk you through the key features and updates, including the intro of a Hydra-based 3D viewport, machine learning-enabled tools and others. REGISTER HERE  

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Key Forces and Technologies driving change in the VFX industry

Thursday, 18 March – 6:00 PM GMT | 1:00 PM EST | 10:00 AM PST
Foundry explores the developments driving the changes to production as we know it, the benefits they’re expected to bring, and how we should start to embrace them into our productions.  REGISTER HERE  

3D Design for Artists with Modo 15

Tuesday, 23 March – 7:00 PM GMT | 2:00 PM EST | 11:00 AM PST
Modo 15.0 is pushing the boundaries of modeling, animation, and rendering for design artists everywhere. The Modo product designers and a panel of industry professionals will give a behind-the-scenes look into the upcoming Modo 15.0 release. REGISTER HERE  

Education Summit 2021

Thursday, March 25th -  8:00 PM GMT | 3:00 PM EST | 12:00 PM PST
Educators in VFX will learn more about our work on artist-driven machine learning tools coming to Nuke, as well as take a deep dive into the rising importance of color management for artists. Our experts in the rapidly emerging field of virtual production will also be on hand to discuss its impact on VFX and how tools are adapting to meet this industry-wide shift. REGISTER HERE

To learn more about Foundry Live, visit HERE.