Last week at SIGGRAPH we announced the winners for the 6th Annual Shotgun Pipeline Awards, which honored standout achievement for top pipeline innovation around the world. Our annual awards champion the teams and individuals who are dedicated to streamlining production pipelines and overcoming technical workflow hurdles. The 2019 Pipeline Award recipients include:
Shotty Award-Winner: Quentin Auger & Jean-François Ramos, Studio 100
Recognizing excellence in pipeline tool development, integration and engineering, Quentin Auger and Jean-François Ramos from Studio 100 were honored with a Shotty Award for their development of an innovative new pipeline solution that automatically creates 3D layouts using VR-fueled 2D animatics.
Shotty Award-Winner: Anoop Ak, Tau Films
Demonstrating ingenuity with a new pipeline tool, Shotty Award-Winner Anoop Ak at Tau Films was recognized for his contribution of a new Shotgun Ticket App for Slack, further bridging communications for teams working in studios across the globe.
Pipeline Hero Award: Diego Garcia
Honoring individuals who have positively impacted the VFX community and empowered artists with innovative solutions, this year’s Pipeline Hero Diego Garcia was recognized for his development of new Shotgun Engines for Natron, Substance Painter and Clarisse.
Thanks again to all of the amazing teams and individuals who submitted to this year’s awards. We had a blast at SIGGRAPH and thank everyone who was able to join us. See you next year in DC!