Production proven render management
OpenCue is a highly scalable render manager designed for the visual effects and animation industry. It provides a flexible architecture allowing you to tag and allocate specific jobs and tasks to specific machine types across multiple locations, both on-premises and in the cloud.
Actively developed for the industry
Originally developed by Sony Imageworks, OpenCue is hosted at the Academy Software Foundation (ASWF), a vendor-neutral home for open source software development across the motion picture and broader media industries.
Avoid typical subscription and license fees found with commercial render managers.
OpenCue comes from a pipeline with a long history of managing and delivering a large number of mission-critical renders.
Granular task controls
Many tasks can run on a single host, each with their own reserved core and memory requirements.
Detailed job tagging options
Assign specific machine properties to each job, either individually or in a group.
Highly scalable architecture
No limits to the processor count for any individual job and a database architecture that scales to hundreds of thousands of cores.