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Title: Surprise for Blender
Post by: archonforest on July 16, 2019, 01:07:40 pm
Epic Games supports Blender Foundation with $1.2 million Epic MegaGrant!  :D



https://www.blendernation.com/
Title: Re: Surprise for Blender
Post by: Asterlil on July 16, 2019, 01:42:41 pm
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.
Title: Re: Surprise for Blender
Post by: masonspappy on July 16, 2019, 05:28:03 pm
That is extraordinarily cool! :)
Title: Re: Surprise for Blender
Post by: WAS on July 16, 2019, 06:13:05 pm
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.
Title: Re: Surprise for Blender
Post by: CredePendrel on July 23, 2019, 08:21:47 am
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