End-of-year Community Recap - 2023

Appreciation Message

Dear Marvelous Community Members,

As we approach the end of another year, it’s time to pause for a moment and reflect on the journey we’ve shared. :two: :zero: :two: :three: has been a special year filled with challenges, but also one of growth and resilience.

Firstly, a heartfelt thank you :heart: to each and every one of you. Your support, dedication, and collaboration have been the backbone of our community.

:two: :zero: :two: :three: In a nutshell

2023 was full of amazing achievements.
Also, we had so much fun organizing and participating in many events :man_dancing: :dancer:


We continued development of DCCs addons and achieved very close feature parity between AYON and OpenPype. We launched Ayon Beta, introduced Ynput Cloud and released experimental OpenAssetIO integration.
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AYON pipeline meet up

Our first community event AYON pipeline meet up in March was a massive success!

Thank you to everyone who turned up for a day of pipeline talks on animation and VFX, especially our speakers Massimiliano Pareschi of 22DOGS , Pete A. of The Line Animation Studio, and Rémi VIETTE of Fortiche Production.

FMX 2023

We had a great time with lots fruitful discussions and found some new friends as always!

Annecy Festival

We had a great time presenting AYON pipeline at Annecy festival.
Thank you to Epic Games and Unreal Engine for hosting us!

Siggraph 2023

Siggraph was a pretty good place for running into open-source enthusiasts and entrepreneurs.
Our CEO @milan just had to take an obligatory selfie with Blender chairman and open source legend Ton Roosendaal.

:two: :zero: :two: :four: Upcoming events

2023 Pipeline Survey

The strength of our community lies in its willingness to share knowledge and experiences. By participating in this survey, you’re contributing to a reservoir of data that will benefit the entire pipeline community.

The survey will stay open until the end of January, so if you don’t have time now, bookmark it and come back for 15 minutes with a glass of eggnog while taking a holiday break :wink:

Learn More: Shape the Future of Animation & VFX Pipelines – 2023 Pipeline Survey – ynput

yn’24 – Ynput community summit

We’re excited to begin preparations for our next community event. The annual Ynput community summit, yn’24, is scheduled for March 21-22 , 2024, in the beautiful city of Prague.

Learn More: Announcing yn’24 – Ynput community summit – ynput

Monthly Community Meeting

This is going to be a great opportunity for everyone in our community to come together, share ideas, and discuss important topics. Here’s what you can expect:

  1. Updates: We’ll share updates about what’s been happening in our community. This could include news, events, or any changes that have taken place.
  2. Discussion: We’ll have an open discussion where everyone can share their thoughts and ideas. Remember, every opinion matters!
  3. Q&A Session: We’ll end with a Q&A session. If you have any questions, we will be very happy to answer them.

Best Wishes

Happy New Year! :christmas_tree::partying_face::partying_face::partying_face:
May all your dreams come true❤️.

With gratitude,
Ynput team

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