Industrial Light & Magic Invest in KATANA 1.0
The Foundry announced that Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), a Lucasfilm Company, has purchased a site licence and are already employing KATANA on upcoming productions. ILM have made this significant investment to boost their production pipeline across their ILM and Lucasfilm companies. As a KATANA site licence holder, ILM will deploy the software across their San Francisco and Singapore studios. “We have worked closely with The Foundry over the past year on specific features and functionality we wanted to see in KATANA and after implementing it in production, we believe the package shows great promise and we look forward to our continuing relationship with The Foundry as we integrate technologies such as KATANA into our production pipeline.” John Knoll, Visual Effects Supervisor at Industrial Light & Magic Originally developed by Sony Pictures Imageworks, KATANA 1.0 replaces the conventional CG pipeline with a flexible recipe based asset workflow. More information here!