GenArts inks deal with the Foundry

Visual effects software provider to acquire plug-ins business

Visual effects software provider GenArts has struck an alliance with software developer the Foundry.

Under the agreement, GenArts will acquire the Foundry's Tinder and Tinderbox plug-ins business, and the companies will work together to expand the capabilities of the Nuke platform.

GenArts will add Tinder to its portfolio of effects tools that includes Sapphire, Monsters, Raptors and Wondertouch.