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DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda created with Linux-based HP workstations

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| DreamWorks Animation's Kung Fu Panda, which opened today, June 6, 2008, was
| created entirely on Linux-based Hewlett Packard workstations. The digital
| studio has been using HP workstations since 2001 successfully on its films.
| Ed Leonard, CTO at DreamWorks Animation discusses the company's digital
| workflow, history of the HP-DreamWorks alliance, and the benefit of
| multi-core processing systems.
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http://facilities.broadcastnewsroom.....jsp?id=415193

It's always a bummer when you get hit by malware when you try to get some
rendering/editing work done.


Related:

DreamWorks wins an award for its innovative use of Linux

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| Behind that effort sits Ed Leonard, chief technology officer at DreamWorks,
| who has been recognized for his work with an Annie Award for "promoting the
| Linux open system for animation in animation studios and gaming software
| development." *
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http://blogs.cnet.com/8301-13505_1-9865829-16.html


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


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
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