Company of Science and Art

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Company of Science and Art
IndustryComputer software
FateAcquired by Aldus
SuccessorsAldus Corporation
Adobe Inc.
Founded1990
FoundersGreg Deocampo
David Foster
David Herbstman
David Simons
Defunct1993
Headquarters,
Websitecosa.com

Company of Science and Art (CoSA) was a small software company headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, founded in 1990 by Greg Deocampo (also a member of the video art collective Emergency Broadcast Network), David Foster, David Herbstman, and David Simons.

Best known for creating the category-defining After Effects desktop animation and compositing program, CoSA was acquired by Aldus soon after the release of After Effects in 1993; Aldus was in turn acquired by Adobe in 1994.[1] The name is currently used by an unrelated visual effects company CoSA VFX.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Simons, David (2013). "Adobe After Effects Turns 20". Computer Graphics World. 36 (3). Retrieved 2018-12-26.