Side Effects Software deepened its commitment to Sheridan with a gift
in support of our Screen Industries Research and Training Centre
(SIRT). This state-of-the-art research facility is designed to provide
opportunities for technology developments that enhance content creation
and delivery for Ontario’s screen-based industries.
Previous gifts from Side Effects Software to SIRT help to ensure our
research is cutting edge in the art and practice of stereoscopic
production, pre-visualization and virtual movie-making, motion capture
This most recent gift helps the Centre conduct world-class research
that will assist Ontario's screen industries see the evolution of new
breakthroughs in technology that enhances content creation and delivery.
SideFX is a world leader in the development of 3D animation and
visual effects software for use in film, commercials and video games.
SideFX award-winning Houdini software utilizes a node-based procedural
approach which provides digital artists with an unprecedented level of
power, flexibility and control.