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Fuzzy Creatures
Thursday, 16 August
4:15 - 6 pm
Room 408


Session Chair
Cary Phillips
Industrial Light + Magic


Practical Image-Based Lighting for Fur and Surfaces
Deborah Carlson
Sony Pictures Imageworks
5750 West Centinela Avenue #309
Los Angeles, California 90045 USA
dcarlson@imageworks.com

In the image-based lighting pipeline at Centropolis Effects, lighting is captured with HDR fisheye photography and used in Photorealistic RenderMan for both surfaces and fur.


Lifting Detail from Darkness
J.P. Lewis
Disney TSL
3100 Thornton Avenue
Burbank, California 91505 USA
zilla@computer.org

A high-quality method for separating detail from overall image region intensity. This intensity-detail decomposition can be used to automate some specialized image alteration tasks.


Grooming and Rendering Cats and Dogs
Pedro Huang
Rhythm & Hues Studios
5404 Jandy Place
Los Angeles, California 90066 USA
huang@rhythm.com

For the visual effects in "Cats and Dogs", Rhythm and Hues developed techniques for modeling, grooming and animating photo-realistic digital fur.


Skinning Cats and Dogs Using Muscle Deformations
Hans Rijpkema
Rhythm & Hues Studios
5404 Jandy Place
Los Angeles, California 90066 USA
hans@rhythm.com

Techniques used for "skinning" animal characters in "Cats and Dogs."


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