[Bf-committers] New Blender Foundation/Institute crew

Wahooney wahooney at wahooney.net
Thu Aug 5 15:13:06 CEST 2010

It's the end of an era and sad news for us Blenderheads. That said... 
Best of luck Brecht! I hope that the new job treats you well :)


Congrats to Campbell!

On 8/5/2010 3:09 PM, Ton Roosendaal wrote:
> Hi all,
> After three years of more than excellent services at Blender
> Institute, Brecht has decided to move on with his career and accept
> per september a position as software architect at Refractive Software
> in Belgium, which is close to where he lives. He will be working on
> the very promising Octane renderer, which caused many heads to turn at
> the last Siggraph expo.
> Brecht's position will be filled by Campbell Barton, who will start
> working full time on Blender development, coder support, bug fixing
> and Python design - working from his home in Melbourne Australia. Well
> he did this mostly already, but now will be official and paid! :)
> Currently Diego Borghetti is working half time for the Blender
> Foundation on bug tracker support. This month I'll also know more of
> our financial scope, but quite likely another full timer can be
> recruited then for support&  fixing.
> It's been a great pleasure and honour to have Brecht work for us in
> the past years. He's done tremendously important contributions, for
> which I certainly will miss him. Luckily Brecht will remain involved
> with Blender, also as a developer in his spare time.
> I wish Brecht all the luck and success with his new job, and welcome
> Campbell to the team!
> -Ton-
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