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Press Release

Boris FX Teases New Faster Sapphire Visual Effects Technology at SIGGRAPH

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A strategic partnership with AMD brings top render speeds to animation, motion graphics, and visual effects artists.

Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A — August 7, 2023 — Artists who rely on Boris FX Sapphire plugins to create high-end entertainment and video game content can soon leverage advanced GPU acceleration on AMD’s powerful graphics cards. The significant enhancement, available in an upcoming release, marks a major time-saving milestone for creators and editors. 

Attendees at SIGGRAPH in Los Angeles, CA (August 6-10) will receive the first in-person tech previews of lightning-fast render speeds and streamlined workflows. 

"Boris FX is thrilled to partner with AMD to usher in a new era of Sapphire performance and creativity," says Boris Yamnitsky, founder and CEO of Boris FX. "The integration of AMD's GPU technology will empower our users to render stunning visual effects at unprecedented speeds. This is a game-changer for filmmakers, video editors, and content creators who rely on our software to bring their visions to life."  

Demos are available at the AMD booth (#537) on Tuesday, August 8th, and Wednesday, August 9th, from 10 am - 5 pm PT.

An open beta program for Sapphire plugins on AMD GPUs is currently available to artists unable to attend SIGGRAPH. See full details on how to sign up.

Learn more about Boris FX Sapphire.


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Jessie Electa Petrov
Director of Marketing, Boris FX

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