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/
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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.
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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