We have been shifting all workstations to the latest Open Suse 42.1
Faster and more stable NFS on RAID0 arrays allow us to manage hundreds of GB overnight using our render farm.
Cinelerra-cv our main production tool is receiving improvements every day. The C41 plugin we developed for grading negative films is now officially part of the software.
Check it at : https://cinelerra-cv.org/
Natron has recently attracted our interest. Still under heavy development but getting closer to Nuke; it’s a great tool for complex editing and composition.
Its here : http://natron.fr