Prism Pipeline – animation Pipeline to combine all your tools

Prism is a pipeline focused on VFX and animation projects. It helps users to organize the projects, automating tasks and simplifying their workflow.

The software lets you manage scenefiles, exchange data with other scenes, generate playblasts, automate the rendering workfolow, compare and convert media. The software offers Shotgun integration.

This is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Manage scenefiles – create Assets, Sequences and Shots. Start from empty or existing scenes and let Prism handle the file location and the filename. A new version of a scenefile can be saved with a single click and comments let you identify your scenes
  • Exchange data with other scenes – export specific objects or complete scenes and import it in any other scenes. You can export assets for shotscenes in the same software or import it in any other software supported by Prism.
  • Generate playblasts – create playblasts and save them to your project folder. Compare them, share them with your team to decide on the best version.
  • Automate your rendering workflow – handles your renderings including general render settings, filenames and renderpasses. In Houdini Mantra and Redshift are supported. In other software you are not limited to any renderer. You can render on your local PC or submit a renderjob to Deadline or Pandora.
  • Compare and convert media – browse your different versions of renderings, playblasts or external media files. Compare them in RV and play them in sequence or in any other media player. You can automatically convert your media to different file types. For example to create proxy .jpgs from your renderings or a video file from image sequences.
  • Work on different projects – work on multiple projects at the same time.
  • Track projects in Shotgun – lets you synchronize your assets and shots and publish your playblasts/renderings directly to Shotgun.

Website: prism-pipeline.com
Support: GitHub Code Repository
Developer: Richard Frangenberg
License: GNU General Public License v3.0

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