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PipelineFX to Exhibit at SIGGRAPH 2007 in San Diego

(July 31, 2007)
DMN Newswire--2007-7-31-- 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 will exhibit at SIGGRAPH 2007 in San Diego in booth #337 along with a variety of leading industry partners.

“We are excited to be exhibiting for our sixth consecutive year at SIGGRAPH in beautiful San Diego,” said Richard Lewis, VP of Sales for PipelineFX. “We will publicly debut Qube! 5.2, with full support for 64-bit  applications and hardware, satellite rendering support for Autodesk 3D applications and the new “SimpleCMD” interface for generating submission GUI’s quickly and easily. We will also welcome some of our top industry partners to our booth including:

SGI:  Showing the SGI Render Management bundle, the team from SGI’s Digital Content Management group will be on hand to show the high-density Altix XE™ rendering server system currently in production at Vanguard Animation.

NVIDIA:  NVIDIA Corporation, the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, will be showing their new animated short film “The Plush Life” in the PipelineFX booth and at the Gelato User Group meeting. The film was rendered entirely with their Gelato renderer and Qube! render farm management software.



IRIDAS:  FrameCycler™ is the industry leader in uncompressed playback of frame-based and video file formats at SD, HD, 2K, and higher resolutions. FrameCycler can be integrated with Qube! for automated daily creation as a part of the render pipeline, accelerating the iteration of animation and visual effects work.

SouthPaw:  TACTIC™ Asset Management software integrates with Qube! via Qube!’s Python API for an elegant asset/render management pipeline. When an asset is revised and checked in, the integrated system can automatically re-render the scene files containing the changed asset.

Digits ‘n art:  3Delight™ is a fast, high quality, RenderMan®-compliant renderer designed to produce photorealistic images in demanding production environments. Using the PipelineFX MTOR interface for Maya, 3Delight is a cost-effective rendering solution that can be managed cross-platform with Qube!.

Full Sail:  Established in 1979 and a Qube! user since 2006, Full Sail Real World Education is a nationally accredited, private, co-educational college offering extensive training and education in entertainment media production and entertainment technology. Student work rendered using Qube! will be on display in the PipelineFX booth and student representatives will be on hand to answer questions and discuss their program.

“SIGGRAPH is always a big show for us,” said Troy Brooks, CEO of PipelineFX. “This year we will host our first customer and reseller appreciation event, and with the tremendous growth we’ve experienced in the last five years, I look forward to seeing the Qube! user and reseller community gather to celebrate with us.”

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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®, Pixar’s 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 Visual Effects, 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: [email protected], Phone: 866-856-7823, 1000 Bishop Street, Suite 606, Honolulu, Hawaii, 96813, USA. Also visit www.pipelinefx.com

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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