Description of Boris FX.
Boris FX is a leading developer of visual effects, titling, video editing, and workflow tools for broadcast, post-production, and film professionals.
Boris FX products have grown to serve over a million artists worldwide.
The company’s success lies in its ability to tightly integrate and leverage technologies through strong partnerships with Adobe, Apple, Avid, Blackmagic, Grass Valley, Nexidia, Sony, Quantel and other leading developers of video editing software.
In 2014, Boris FX acquired Imagineer Systems, the Academy Award-winning developer of mocha planar tracking software.
Boris FX started as a plug-in application for the then-emerging NLE market; its first Digital Video Effects plug-in applications were for Adobe Premiere, Media 100, and Avid.
Since then, the Boris FX product line has expanded into areas such as graphics, EPS files, and extrusions and Most recently, Boris FX has moved into 3D rendering and processing effects as well as vector graphics.
The Boris FX product line now includes visual effects plug-ins for Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere Pro, Davinci Resolve, Apple Final Cut Pro, Apple Motion, Apple Final Cut Express, Autodesk Advanced Systems, Avid Media Composer, Avid NewsCutter, Avid Symphony, Avid DS, Grass Valley EDIUS, Lightworks, Media 100 Suite, and Sony Vegas Pro.
The Boris FX product line includes:
- Boris RED, Boris Blue, Boris FX, Boris Graffiti, Boris Continuum Complete, Boris Continuum Units, Final Effects Complete, Boris XML Transfer, Boris AAF Transfer, Boris Job Slate, and Media 100 Suite.
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Brief History about Boris FX
Boris FX was formed in 1995 by Boris Yamnitsky.
Yamnitsky's introduction to the video editing market came from working at Media 100. He was a part of the original Media 100 introduction at NAB 1993 and he was responsible for the Media 100 effects option.
Ever since, Yamnitsky became passionate about visual effects and making video with NLE systems.
In 1995, Boris released his own BorisFX – software based DVE solution for emerging NLEs. After the product won best of show at MacWorld 1995 in Boston the company was launched under the name Artel Software.
A couple years later the company name was changed to Boris FX.
The intergration of Imagineer Systems has drove Boris in to another level, which is the Academy Award winning developer of mocha and this is a Planar Tracking based visual effects solutions for film, video and broadcast post production markets.
Imagineer has made its mark on such marquee Hollywood blockbuster productions as:
- The Hobbit
- Black Swan
- The Amazing Spiderman
- Harry Potter series. E.T.C