Might apply to #movies, but who knows?!
The goal: to promote, advance and advocate for the use of open source in film making and the wider media industry.
A non-profit organisation, the ASWF will provide a ‘neutral’ space for artists, engineers and developers to share work and collaborate on projects, thereby increasing both the quality and quantity of open source tools.
It will also try to tackle issues around open source licensing (some companies don’t know which one to pick) and help to manage open source projects under the ‘ASWF’ banner.
Ho hum. Linux Foundation + Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. There is an infographic that lists “amazing projects developed by the motion picture industry”:
I don’t trust any group claiming to speak for the “motion picture industry”.