Animator Sketches


Using the Painting Process to Create Animation

Using the digital painting process to rapidly create expressive, painterly animation.

Jeremy Sutton
245 Everett Avenue
Palo Alto, California 94301 USA
+1.415.325.3499 fax


The influence of time, space, perception, and experimental film on a graduate thesis animation.

Kevin Geiger
Wen Haw Seum
7097 Alvern Street, D319
Los Angeles, California 90045 USA

i used to dream

Subconscious thoughts, mixed messages, and ambiguity in 13 short dreams.

Stewart McSherry
Silicon Graphics, Inc.


SoRender: A Graphical Interface from Softimage 3D to the RenderMan Standard

A graphical interface that seamlessly integrates Softimage 3D and RenderMan.

David Walvoord
Texas A&M Visualization Laboratory
416F Langford C
Texas A&M University
College Station, Texas 77843 USA
+1.409.845.4491 fax

The Making of the Butterfly Shot for "The Craft"

A flock of thousands of butterflies created entirely on a PC using 3D Studio R4 and rendered in the 16 bits/pixel color depth aspect.

David Schaub
Sony Pictures Imageworks
10202 West Washington Boulevard
Culver City, California 90232 USA
+1.310.280.4397 fax

The Arrival

Computer-generated aliens rendered with life-like, organic detail.

Judy Conner
Pacific Data Images
3101 Park Boulevard
Palo Alto, California 94306 USA
+1.415.846.8103 fax

Partnering 3D CGI and Photography to Create Visual Effects for "Independence Day"

Cinematic principles using photographic imagery and 3D CGI were utilized to create composite elements and animations with superior image quality within the given production schedule parameters.

Tricia Ashford

Joe Francis

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