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PipelineFX Announces Support for Autodesk Maya 2008

Leading Render Farm Management Software Tracks Leading 3D Application Release (October 15, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-10-15--PipelineFX, makers of Qube! software, the leading render farm management software for film production, game development, and digital media education around the world, today announced that it has released support for Autodesk Maya version 2008.

Maya 2008 was released on September 17, 2007 by Autodesks Media and Entertainment division. The latest version of the Academy Award-winning product focuses on providing improved workflow efficiency for artists in the film, television, game development, design and manufacturing industries.

Qube! now supports Maya 2008 via an updated ?jobtype. Qube! ships with an array of custom jobtypes for 2D and 3D applications, including Maya®, 3ds Max® and many more. Each jobtype contains a submission GUI integrated into the application itself, a submission form for the queue management GUI, a command line submission tool, and a backend execution module specifically developed to interface directly with the application. The custom jobtypes make job submission simple and easy for artists. The jobtypes also reduce the time for integrating internal production pipelines with Qube! by including ready-made interfaces and execution backends.

Qube! version 5.2.1 contains the new Maya 2008 jobtype and is available immediately for download by Qube! customers under support from the PipelineFX ftp site.

About Qube! and PipelineFX:  Qube! is the leading enterprise-class render farm management system for film production, visual effects, game development and digital media education. Qube! is highly customizable, extensively scalable, can be integrated into any production workflow, and is backed by world-class technical support. Qube! has custom pipelines for creative applications like Autodesk® 3ds Max®, Autodesk Maya®, NUKE, SOFTIMAGE®|XSI®, Shake®, Adobe® AfterEffects®, Pixars RenderMan®, Eyeon® Digital Fusion and many more. Qube! is IBM ServerProven®, database driven and operates in Linux®, Windows® and Mac OS®X environments. PipelineFX, with headquarters in Honolulu, Hawaii, and offices in San Francisco, CA and Vancouver, B.C. was founded in 2002. Qube! is used by world-class film and game studios and post houses including South Park Studios, Electronic Arts, Vanguard Animation, Rainmaker Animation, Disney Interactive Studios, Starz Entertainment, Reel FX, and Attitude Studio. Qube! is used by schools around the world including the School of Visual Arts in N.Y., Goebelins School in Paris, Carleton School of Architecture, Full Sail in Florida, the University of Advancing Technology, Pratt Institute, and the University of Hawaii-Academy for Creative Media. For more information, please contact Richard Lewis, VP of Sales of PipelineFX:, Phone: 866-856-7823, 1000 Bishop Street, Suite 606, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813, USA. Also visit

Trademark Notice:  Qube! and Qube! Remote Control are trademarks of PipelineFX, LLC.  All other trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.  ©2007 PipelineFX, L.L.C

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