Surprise for Blender

Started by archonforest, July 16, 2019, 01:07:40 pm

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archonforest

Epic Games supports Blender Foundation with $1.2 million Epic MegaGrant!  :D



https://www.blendernation.com/
Dell T5500 with Dual Hexa Xeon CPU 3Ghz, 32Gb ram, GTX 1080
Amiga 1200 8Mb ram, 8Gb ssd

Asterlil

There's a very happy reaction about this among blenderers on Twitter! Ton Roosendal has affirmed that the monies will be devoted entirely to code development.

masonspappy

That is extraordinarily cool! :)

WAS

This is really flipping cool. I was talking with a friend about how the main developer for assets for Unreal Engine isn't actually some tier up like Maya etc, but actually free Blender.

CredePendrel

Looks like Ubisoft has jumped on board too! "Ubisoft will support its development (Blender) by joining the Blender Development Fund as a Corporate Gold Member. Rest of the article here....

https://news.ubisoft.com/en-us/article/353364/Ubisoft-Joins-Blender-Development-Fund-to-Support-Open-Source-Animation