This is a website that contains course notes for the SIGGRAPH 2013 course Multithreading and VFX
NEW: SIGGRAPH 2014 Birds of a Feather sessionMultithreading for Visual Effects MONDAY, 11 AUGUST 2014 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Pan Pacific Vancouver, Gazebo 1 & 2
This session is for attendees to discuss multithreading approaches in studios and ISVs. It is an opportunity to share successes and failures, and directions for future development. Please consider attending this session if you found the course material to be of interest.
Book: Multithreading for Visual EffectsWe have written a book based on these course notes. The material in the book is greatly expanded and updated, and includes an additional chapter on OpenSubdiv, authored by Manuel Kraemer of Pixar. It is available for preorder now, and will be released in July 2014.