updated 12:20 pm EDT, Wed April 21, 2004
eLine plugins for AE
The Orphanage today announced it will offer a free version of , its suite of plug-ins and scripts for Adobe After Effects (AE) 6.5 that allow compositors to work in the expanded photographic color space of film. eLin (used feature films such as "Hellboy") allows AE users to composite film, video, and 3D elements together in a unified High Dynamic Range (HDR) color space that mimics the physical properties of light and includes support for Cineon film scans as well as Industrial Light & Magic's open source EXR file format. It will be available free of charge for non-commercial use in June. eLin will also be available for commercial use for $500 through Red Giant Software at the end of April.