The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences gives away nine scientific and technical achievements each year at the Scientific and Technical Awards, aka Sci-Tech Awards. They honor the best advances in tech and science in the visual effects and film industry.
Congrats to Marco Paolini and Paul Miller for being recognized with a Sci-Tech Award for their innovative software design and engineering of the Silhouette rotoscope and paint system.
Also, congrats to the Adobe After Effects and Adobe Photoshop teams for being recognized on their continued work on these great products.
Congrats to everyone who worked so hard and is being recognized by the Academy
- Read more at Deadline
- 9 Scientific & Technical Achievements to be Honored at Academy Sci-Tech Awards
- History of the Sci-Tech Awards
Silhouette is a complete package of visual effect tools which includes rotoscoping, paint, morph, effects and keying
Invaluable in post-production, Silhouette continues to the ring best of class tools to the visual effects industry. As a fully featured GPU accelerated compositing system, its standout features are award winning rotoscoping and non-destructive paint as well as keying, matting, warping, morphing, and a total of 142 different nodes–all stereo enabled.