“Editorial Pipeline Conversion: Animal Logic’s Transition to OpenTimelineIO” by Dunn, Lehr, Balachandran and Lacey

  • ©Oliver Dunn, Tim Lehr, Barish Balachandran, and Nathan Lacey

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    Editorial Pipeline Conversion: Animal Logic's Transition to OpenTimelineIO

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    We introduce Animal Logic’s editorial pipeline refactor from a rigid and overly complex in-house solution, towards a more modern, flexible approach, based on the open source technologies OpenTimelineIO and Electron.js. This upgraded design greatly increases flexibility over the previous effort, enabling cross-platform user adoption and further decoupling our tools from the editorial software of choice. The new pipeline is now rolled out onto our most recent productions and we are already starting to see the benefits of its extensibility and ease of troubleshooting.

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    Aloys Baillet, Eoin Murphy, Oliver Dunn, and Miguel Gao. 2018. Forging a New Animation Pipeline with USD. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2018 Talks (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) (SIGGRAPH ’18). Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY, USA, Article 54, 2 pages. https://doi.org/10.1145/3214745.3214779Google ScholarDigital Library
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