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Death and Destruction
Friday, 17 August
8:30 - 10:15 am
West Hall A


Session Chair
Gary Pimentel
Evans & Sutherland


The Attack on Pearl Harbor Battleship Row: Everything Including the Kitchen Sink
David Frederic Horsley
Industrial Light + Magic
3155 Kerner Boulevard
San Rafael, California 94901 USA
horsley@ilm.com

The challenge of "Pearl Harbor" was determining what it would take to execute a series of complex bombing scenes with a multiplicity of actions happening simultaneously.


Crashing Planes the Easy Way: "Pearl Harbor"
Scott Benza
Industrial Light + Magic
3155 Kerner Boulevard
San Rafael, California 94901 USA
benza@ilm.com

Aircraft destruction in "Pearl Harbor" was made possible by taking an alternative approach to rigid body systems. This presentation demonstrates ILM's technique for creating realistic dynamic simulations for the film.


Paint the Town Red: Recreating Stalingrad For "Enemy at the Gates"
Paul Franklin
Double Negative Ltd.
77 Shaftesbury Avenue
London W1V 8HQ UNITED KINGDOM
paul@dneg.com

The story of how Double Negative combined digital painting and 3D modeling to recreate the war-torn landscape of the 20th century's bloodiest battle.


Destroying a Dam Without Getting Wet: Rule-Based Dynamic Simulation for "Wave of Death"
Stephan Trojansky
CA Scanline Production GmBH
Bavariafilmplatz 7
Gebaeude 48
München 82031 GERMANY
troja@scanline.de

Rule-based dynamic simulation in "The Wave of Death," featuring a dam-breaching sequence, closes the gap between mathematical accuracy and animator creativity.


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