[Linux-aus] Re: [clug] Re: MtM - companies using foss? - updated

Kim Hawtin kimhawtin at gmail.com
Sat Feb 24 20:57:05 GMT 2007

On 2/24/07, Fred Pilcher <fpilcher at netspeed.com.au> wrote:
> On Saturday 24 February 2007 00:35, Chris Smart wrote:
> > "Hollywood started using Linux in 1997 for the film Titanic. Film
> > studios Disney Pixar, Dreamworks, Sony, ILM and others now primarily use
> > Linux and since 2003 almost every movie you enjoy at the cinema has been
> > created with the help of Linux. Some of the blockbusters created using
> > Linux before 2003 when using Linux became the norm include; Antz, Cats
> > and Dogs, Chicken Run, Dr. Dolittle, Enemy at the Gates, Final Fantasy,
> > Gladiator, Harry Potter, Incredible Hulk, Lord of the Rings, Men in
> > Black, Pirates of the Caribbean, Planet of the Apes, Shrek, Star Trek,
> > Star Wars, Stuart Little, The Matrix and many more."
> I think I heard that Weta in NZ - the mob who did all the LOTR animation, uses
> Linux.

LCA2006 sysadmin miniconf had a lightening talk delivered by Adam about Linux
and other FOSS stuff in use at Weta...

Rising Sun Pictures in Adelaide use Fedora for desktop and server for
most of their



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