Models of Visual Representation
Friday, 17 August
10:30 am - 12:15 pm
Studio Firefly and Pratt Institute
VideoFOCUS and VideoFOCUSWire:
Transforming Moving Images to Stills
Salient Stills Inc.
268 Summer Street, Sixth Floor
Boston, Massachusetts 02210 USA
A new model of VideoFOCUS (a tool that produces high-quality
still imagery from low-resolution moving imagery) is designed
specifically for image acquisition and distribution that uses
video as input.
Change Blindness With Varying
Rendering Fidelity: Looking But Not Seeing
University of Bristol
Department of Computer Science
Bristol BS8 1UB UNITED KINGDOM
Change blindness is the human inability to detect what should
be obvious changes in a scene. It can be exploited to significantly
reduce computational time while retaining perceptual fidelity.
"Summer Breeze:" Creating a High-End 3D Movie Using
School of Visual Arts New York
133 West 21st Street, 10F
New York, New York 10010 USA
"Summer Breeze" is a short animation developed without
a budget, using off-the-shelf tools. It is an attempt to prove
that sophisticated computer animation can be created in an
The Magic Behind the Magic: "Pearl Harbor"
Industrial Light + Magic
3155 Kerner Boulevard
San Rafael, California 94912 USA
For every spectacular shot that appears in a movie, there
are untold scores of dedicated people who helped achieve its
(hopefully) flawless execution.