Shortform projects are all about delivering quality content fast. Modern day audiences expect to see film quality VFX in everything from idents and promos to music videos and commercials.
The Foundry has been working with clients for a number of years to identify their needs and develop new, innovative ways to help them streamline the way they create visual effects. By understanding the pressures and demands of this quick turnaround work, we ensure our software is tailored to meet the specific needs of our Shortform customers.
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 1.0 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.
"As commercials projects become more and more CG heavy it is really important that the workflow from 3D to 2D is efficient, streamlined and above all collaborative. With that in mind our workflow uses NUKE throughout the entire process."
Our shortform and commercials customers use our software to deliver award-winning visual effects in record time.
Examples of our software being put to excellent use include: