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This is an overview of the modules that Blender contributors organize themselves in. New contributors to the Blender project can find the right point of contact for design or code review here.

Module owners have responsibility for the module and make decisions when needed. The list of developers reflects which developers are active in each module. Anyone actively contributing code can be listed as a developer, there is no formal process to join.

Read more about the roles of module owners and members.


Blender Foundation Chairman: Ton Roosendaal
Development Coordinators: Dalai Felinto, Nathan Letwory
Lead Architect: Brecht Van Lommel
Admins: Brecht Van Lommel, Campbell Barton, Bastien Montagne, Sergey Sharybin, Dalai Felinto

The admins take decisions regarding the overall Blender project, when no consensus can be reached among contributors.

Development Management

Feature / code / design review Brecht Van Lommel
Release, bug tracker, communication Dalai Felinto
Documentation, forum, new contributors / onboarding, infrastructure Nathan Letwory

User Interface

Owner: Julian Eisel
Members: Brecht Van Lommel, Campbell Barton, Julian Eisel, Pablo Vazquez, William Reynish

User Interface Pablo Vazquez, William Reynish, Campbell Barton, Brecht Van Lommel, Julian Eisel, Harley Acheson, Hans Goudey
Window Manager Campbell Barton, Brecht Van Lommel, Julian Eisel
Drawing & OpenGL Clément Foucault
Internationalization Bastien Montagne
Tools & Operators Campbell Barton, Julian Eisel
Outliner Brecht Van Lommel, Dalai Felinto


Owner: Campbell Barton
Members: Bastien Montagne, Howard Trickey, Daniel Bystedt

Meshes, Modifiers Campbell Barton, Bastien Montagne, Howard Trickey
NURBS, Curves, Text Campbell Barton, Bastien Montagne, Sergey Sharybin
Transform & Snap Campbell Barton, Germano Cavalcante
UV Editor Brecht Van Lommel, Campbell Barton
OpenSubdiv Sergey Sharybin

Sculpt, Paint & Texture

Owner: Pablo Dobarro
Members: Bastien Montagne, Campbell Barton, Julien Kaspar, Sergey Sharybin, Jeroen Bakker

Sculpting Pablo Dobarro
Texture Painting Campbell Barton
Texture Nodes End of life, to be replaced with shading nodes

Animation & Rigging

Owner: Sybren Stüvel
Members: Alexander Gavrilov, Hjalti Hjálmarsson, Jason Schleifer, Joshua Leung, Luciano Muñoz Sessarego, Juan Pablo Bouza

Animation Editors & Tools Joshua Leung, Alexander Gavrilov, Sybren Stüvel, Sergey Sharybin
Inverse Kinematics Brecht Van Lommel
Constraints Alexander Gavrilov

Grease Pencil

Owner: Antonio Vazquez
Members: Charlie Jolly, Daniel Lara, Matias Mendiola

Eevee & Viewport

Owner: Clément Foucault
Members: Jeroen Bakker, Germano Cavalcante, Dalai Felinto

Eevee Clément Foucault
Workbench, Overlays Clément Foucault, Jeroen Bakker
GPU, OpenGL, Vulkan Clément Foucault, Germano Cavalcante
Multiview Dalai Felinto
Virtual-Reality Dalai Felinto, Julian Eisel

Render & Cycles

Owner: Brecht Van Lommel
Members: Lukas Stockner, Sergey Sharybin, Stefan Werner
Cycles Project Wiki

Cycles Brecht Van Lommel, Sergey Sharybin, Stefan Werner, Lukas Stockner
Render APIs Brecht Van Lommel
Freestyle Tamito Kajiyama
Baking Dalai Felinto, Brecht Van Lommel
Color Management Brecht Van Lommel, Sergey Sharybin

Data, Assets & I/O

Owner: Bastien Montagne
Members: Sybren Stüvel

Blender Read & Write File Bastien Montagne
Data-Blocks Management Bastien Montagne
Append & Link & Override Bastien Montagne
Asset Manager Julian Eisel
COLLADA Gaia Clary
glTF Julien Duroure
USD & Alembic Sybren Stüvel
File Browser Bastien Montagne
DNA & RNA Campbell Barton, Bastien Montagne, Brecht Van Lommel

Python & Add-ons

Owner: Campbell Barton
Members: Bastien Montagne, Brendon Murphy

Python API Campbell Barton, Bastien Montagne, Andrew Hale, Jacques Lucke
Add-ons Campbell Barton, Bastien Montagne, Brendon Murphy, Jacques Lucke, Sybren Stüvel
Console Editor Campbell Barton
Text Editor Campbell Barton

VFX & Video

Owner: Sergey Sharybin
Members: Jeroen Bakker, Richard Antalík, Sean Kennedy, Sebastian Koenig
Projects: under development or planned

Video Sequencer Richard Antalík
Compositor Jeroen Bakker, Sergey Sharybin
Motion Tracking Sergey Sharybin
Libmv Sergey Sharybin
Audio Jörg Müller

Nodes & Physics

Owner: Sebastián Barschkis
Members: Brecht Van Lommel, Jacques Lucke, Sergey Sharybin, Sybren Stüvel
Projects: under development or planned

Particle Nodes Jacques Lucke
Dependency Graph Sergey Sharybin, Sybren Stüvel
Rigid Body Sergej Reich
Particles & Hair End of life, to be replaced with new systems
Cloth Sebastian Parborg
Fluid & Smoke Sebastián Barschkis
Softbody None
Node Editor Brecht Van Lommel

Platforms, Builds & Tests

Platform maintainers typically perform the following tasks:

  • Release builds.
  • Build 3rd party libraries for releases.
  • Keep the build-system working.
Linux Sergey Sharybin, Bastien Montagne
Windows Ray Molenkamp, Brecht Van Lommel
macOS Arto Kitula, Brecht Van Lommel
Build System Campbell Barton
Automated Tests