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Mangrove

“Data workflow from an artist-friendly approach”

WHAT IS MANGROVE ?


Mangrove is a free, open-source, VFX Framework to easily build your own production workflow. Entirely built in Python with flexibility in mind for VFX artists and Technical Directors who want to automate processes and build production workflows.


The heart of the production pipeline at THE YARD VFX.
Mangrove has been used to build VFX or Animation shows such as Ford v Ferrari or Minuscule “Mandibles From Far Away”.

DESIGN WORKFLOWS

With Mangrove you can build graphs with nodes representing each production steps. Build your different workflow in a single tool.

 

NODES SCRIPTING

Using Python code, TDs can design and script your own nodes to perform specific actions and manage scenes data. Mangrove’s open APIs enable you to do what you need.

Mangrove help your artists to focus on their tasks.

 

 AUTOMATION

You can automate processes and batch graph management using Mangrove automation tool.

FEATURES

OPENSOURCE

Released under the LGPLv3 License. Mangrove is free to use at home or in a studio.

AUTOMATION

Design your own automation flow and batch scripts on several graphs at once.

GRAPHS

Create nodes and code in a visual framework to design your workflow. 

ORGANIZE

Improve your dataflow. You define your data structure and naming convention. Mangrove handle it.

COLLABORATIVE

Mangrove uses a collaborative architecture to improve your teamwork efficiency.

FLEXIBLE

Design and build your own custom nodes with Python to fit any scenario. 

COMMUNITY

Download nodes or share yours with the community.

API

Mangrove Python API helps to communicate with all DCC.