Film is the birthplace of modern day visual effects and today remains a playground for cutting edge VFX work. The Foundry’s software touches virtually every modern film release and empowers clients to stay on top of their game.
Our growing portfolio of products promotes efficient and collaborative workflow and is now used extensively in the film industry to create, define and perfect VFX on a wide variety of feature films worldwide.
From light-touch invisible effects on period dramas to highly complex show stopping, Academy Award®-winning sequences in blockbuster movies, VFX artists and facilities of all sizes utilise The Foundry's software to create high-quality, inspirational content in post production.
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.
Our film customers use our software to create increasingly complex and awe-inspiring, as well as seemingly simple, effects. They constantly challenge the realms of possibility, ensuring our products remain at the forefront of vfx software development as we strive to exceed the demands of our customers.
We pride ourselves on our long-standing commitment to our film customers' needs.
Examples of our software being put to excellent use include:
We've all been entertained by the end result of hours of VFX work, but what happens behind the scenes to deliver the on-screen magic? Our customer demos take you 'under the hood' of major films, showing you exactly what goes into delivering the crowd-pleasing results: