Highlights: Blender Conference was online this year, new releases of BlenderBIM, Pitivi, Shotcut, Qtractor, new free/libre VST3 plugins for Linux, new features in Inkscape, Krita, FreeCAD, Dust3D.
So this is going to be an update that covers both recent and not so recent events.
Half the free non-linear video editors got updates
darktable 3.0.0 release and beta release of MyPaint 2.0, major updates of Kdenlive and FlowBlade
CUPS switches to Apache 2.0 license with GPL exception
New releases of G'MIC, DJV, and Shotcut video editor
Amazing sculpting tools are coming to Blender 2.81
Intel publishes open source projects for AV1 encoding and image denoising
Manuel Bastioni Lab add-on for Blender gets a community fork
Blender's video sequencer gets a new maintainer
How can we actually support free/libre projects for filmmakers?
Stalled development of Natron gets prime-time attention
Along with MLT a new version of Kdenlive, a free non-linear video editor for KDE, was released.
The quest of telling Kdenlive developers about an existing open source video stabilizer and getting it in Kdenlive is about 1/2 done.
It's about time to draw a line between 2010 and 2011 and have a look at what was happening to the multimedia production stack of free apps this year.
The Kdenlive team released new version of this cool free non-linear video editor for KDE.