Today, DreamWorks published the open-source code for MoonRay, their production renderer used for films like The Bad Guys, Puss in Boots: The Last Wish, and other animation films. “OpenMoonRay is available via DreamWorks Animation’s GitHub,” reports Phoronix. “This professional-grade renderer is available under an Apache 2.0 license.”

From the README: “MoonRay was developed at DreamWorks and is in continuous active development and includes an extensive library of production-tested, physically based materials, a USD Hydra render delegate, multi-machine and cloud rendering via the Arras distributed computation framework.”

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