Blender with Dalai Felinto


November 10th, 2021

36 mins 15 secs

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About this Episode

Eric Anderson (@ericmander) connects with Dalai Felinto (@dfelinto), development coordinator at Blender. Blender is a free and open-source 3D graphics toolset with a unique story spanning nearly 30 years. The project is used professionally for animation, video games, scientific visualization, and much more. Join us for a very special episode of Contributor as we take a deep dive into one of the most dedicated, robust communities in open-source history.

In this episode we discuss:

  • When the dotcom crash landed Blender in the hands of community members
  • Taking open-source beyond the toolset with open movie projects
  • Dalai’s transition from burgeoning architect to Blender developer
  • How you can use Blender’s new Geometry Nodes for AI training
  • Solving organizational challenges with full-time staff and contributors


People mentioned:

Ton Roosendaal (@tonroosendaal)