Athera wins a Best of Show award at SIGGRAPH 2018!
Foundry are pleased to announce we’ve been selected for a Best of Show award by Computer Graphics World for our innovative new cloud platform for VFX studios and freelancers, Athera!
With 160 vendors and a multitude more products, Athera was chosen among only 12 for “the impact they are making, or their potential impact, on the industry“ at this year’s SIGGRAPH event.
Speaking of the award, Athera product manager Matt Mazerolle said: “We’re really pleased to have won this accolade – it’s a testament to the enthusiasm of our early users, as well as the hard work put in by the Athera team. This award validates our belief that the cloud will have a huge impact on the VFX industry in the coming years”.
Hosted on Google Cloud Platform, and incorporating Google’s unrivalled GPU, networking and storage capabilities, Athera enables VFX studios and freelancers to move their entire pipeline into the cloud.
With storage, creative tools and pipeline centralised in one place, users get on-demand and flexible access to their preferred industry tools, including the Nuke family, Katana, Modo, Mari, Cara VR, V-Ray, Houdini and Blender.