The quality of visual effects in episodic television has now reached new heights of excellence. Studios working on mass scale episodic tv projects are delivering film vfx with the pressures of tight budgets and quick turnaround times.
These shows require high-end software solutions that ensure production facilities are both streamlined and efficient. The Foundry's software enables the industry with a portfolio of visual effects software that help them deliver time after time.
NUKEX is the industry standard Swiss army knife for film compositing. Battle tested on the most ambitious visual effects projects ever attempted, NUKEX is proven to deliver a robust pipeline able to adapt and scale to any production's demands.
NUKEX also eases the process of working in stereo with a multi-view pipeline at its core.
HIERO is a pipeline in a box from The Foundry. A shot management, conform and review timeline bringing missing link functionality to the visual effects pipeline that will improve your facility's efficiency and shot throughput volume.
HIEROPLAYER is a VFX review tool built for artists, complementing HIERO and integrating with NUKE, and the VFX pipeline. Giving access to the full HIERO project on the VFX workstation, HIEROPLAYER lets artists view shots in the context of a conformed HIERO timeline and quickly review versions of renders.
The Foundry's award-winning plug-in toolset for NUKEX, OCULA tackles additional common stereoscopic challenges delivering a higher quality audience experience, while often saving time and money in production.
MARI is a 3D Digital Paint package designed from the ground up to meet the requirements of the most demanding film productions. Originally created to handle the exceedingly ambitious look development and texture requirements on Avatar, MARI will revolutionise your workflow and free up your artists.
MODO by Luxology is a cutting-edge and artist friendly 3D software package that combines modeling, painting, animation and rendering in a single integrated powerful package. The new generation in 3D software, MODO is a true end-to-end solution that offers a fresh, flexible and modular approach.
MODO is both easy to learn and intuitive to use, and lets artists concentrate on the creative process and get high quality results fast.
KATANA is a recipe-based approach to look development and lighting. Developed in film production by Sony Pictures Imageworks to replace the conventional CG pipeline.
Its node-based approach facilitates rapid turnaround of high complexity shots while keeping artists in control and reducing in-house overheads.
"Being on the other side of the world from our clients, we're always looking for 'force multipliers' and efficiencies in the pipeline - anything that will push out more iterations per day. NUKE is the workhorse of our studio. It's flexible, powerful, and renders wicked fast. We couldn't have made the deadlines set for us on The Pacific or Boardwalk Empire without it."
"Integrating NUKE into Zoic Studios' compositing pipeline has yielded great returns. The quality of work our artists have produced using NUKE has grown exponentially. Delivering 100-250 shots per episode of ABC's hit television series, V would not have been possible without the help of The Foundry and NUKE."