Pipeline Tool Award Winner – OCIO

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OpenColorIO (OCIO) is the complete color management solution geared towards motion picture production with an emphasis on visual effects and computer animation.

As such, OCIO helps enforce a color management methodology that is required for high fidelity color imaging in modern computer graphics. Version 1 was released in 2011 by Jeremy Selan at Sony Pictures Imageworks.

OCIO became the way to implement ACES at many studios and across multiple DCCs. In 2017 development on version 2 started, with an OCIO V2 working group under Academy Software Foundation were developers and color scientists from across the industry who hammered out the framework for what is now a very robust industry standard for managing color through the production pipeline.

This award was presented to ASWF’s Open Color IO core contributors, Carol PayneMichael DolanPatrick HodoulThomas Mansencal, and Doug Walker.

Congratulations to OCIO community 🎉

Check out OCIO’s official site: https://opencolorio.org/

Pipeline Hero Award Winner – Tram Le-Jones

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Tram is currently the VP of Solutions for ftrack, a mother of twins, wife and a tireless organizer for The Pipeline Conference as well as the L.A. Pipeline Meetup.

An industry veteran, starting out at ESC Entertainment in 2003 and working at such studios as Rhythm & Hues, Digital Domain, Sony Pictures Imageworks, Method and more. It was at Framestore where she co-founded the L.A. Pipeline Meetup in 2013. TPC was a natural extension of the Pipeline Meetup.

Her energy, knowledge and understanding along with a great personality guide these organizations, along with Fran Zandonella and Alexis Casas, Tram has been instrumental in helping gather the pipeline community together to share ideas and learn from one another.

Congratulations, Tram!

Thank you!

Thank you to our TPC 2022 sponsors to make this happen and thank you all for attending the ceremony. Until next time!

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