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  09 September 2012
The Foundry and Luxology Merge

Today, Bill Collis, CEO of The Foundry, and Brad Peebler, president of Luxology announced the merger of the two computer graphics companies, bringing together The Foundry’s award- winning 2D and 3D visual effects software and Luxology’s unique 3D modeling and rendering technology together under one group umbrella. The new company’s flagship products are Nuke and Modo.

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  09 September 2012
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  09 September 2012
dammed, they should have better merged with sideFX. that would have made more sense!
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  09 September 2012
Game over Autodesk I'm very excited at what this will bring!
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  09 September 2012
Originally Posted by bjoern: dammed, they should have better merged with sideFX. that would have made more sense!

Not really.
With katana it can be incredibly powerful combination.
 
  09 September 2012
Interesting times ahead
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  09 September 2012
Now this is a HUGE news !
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  09 September 2012
In other news: 'Autodesk members of the board seen rushing to corporate head quarters in panicked frenzy'.
Witnesses report hearing curses and desperate utterings of "...must buy something" and "Who can we take over?".
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  09 September 2012
Come on, side effects, join with eyeon!
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  09 September 2012
The Modo renderer in Nuke will be awesome.. And can you imagine mari painting tech in Modo...

Sidefx is to niche Modo on the other hand is a broad tool in many many markets, adding kick ass dynamics and particle effects in Modo is easier then putting Houdini in as many markets as Modo is in...
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  09 September 2012
Life is good :-)
Good news, looking forward to what this will bring
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  09 September 2012
It's obvious.
Nuke is going to be full 3D/2D package.
Everything in one.
I knew it's going to happen, but didn't know how.
This is how.

Good news!


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  09 September 2012
This is a big news...............Will see what will come next......
 
  09 September 2012
Quote: Nuke is going to be full 3D/2D package.
Everything in one.

I hope it's not gonna be the case.
Compers don't need the 3d stuff 3d artists need and vice versa. 2 packages with a working data exchange would be great though.
 
  09 September 2012
Originally Posted by Als: It's obvious.
Nuke is going to be full 3D/2D package.
Everything in one.
I knew it's going to happen, but didn't know how.
This is how.

Good news!


Als


Finally something to compete with Mudmaxaya and Final Shake Pro
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