Free software goes Hollywood

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| At the same time that Virtual Artists assists creatives to gain control of
| their works, Poole envisions the company becoming a partner of free software
| projects and enabling them to bootstrap their development process.
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http://www.linux.com/feature/125124

Wikipedia Looks Toward Collaborative Video

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| Wikimedia, the non-profit organization behind such open-source information
| projects as Wikipedia, Wiktionary, and Wikiquote, announced on Thursday a
| partnership with New York-based collaborative video software company Kaltura.
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http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2704,2250498,00.asp


Related:

Linux Goes Hollywood With New Terra Soft Film Rendering Tool

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| Y-Film is a product formed from two separate applications. The first is a
| cluster construction suite supported by Terra Soft's Y-HPC platform. The
| second is the Artist Productivity and Asset Management Tools developed by
| Scott Frankel, president and VFX supervisor at Circle-S Studios and the lead
| developer of Y-Film. The tool set runs on x86 Linux, Power Linux and Mac OS
| X. * *
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http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/60254.html


Linux in Hollywood

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=636VZ_R-NVs


Studios Using Linux

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| * * * Digital Domain
| * * * Disney
| * * * Double Negative
| * * * DreamWorks Animation
| * * * Flash Film Works
| * * * Hammerhead
| * * * Industrial Light & Magic
| * * * Moving Picture Company
| * * * Pixar
| * * * Rhythm & Hues
| * * * Sony Pictures
| * * * Tippett
| * * * Weta Digital
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http://linuxmovies.org/studios.html


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| "Linux is the default operating [system] on desktops and servers at major
| animation and visual effects studios, with maybe 98 percent [or more]
| penetration," CinePaint Project Manager Robin Rowe told LinuxInsider.
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http://www.ecommercetimes.com/rsstory/57300.html