Effects Omelette

Friday, 26 July
10:30 am - 12:15 pm
Ballroom A

Session Chair: Juan Buhler, PDI/DreamWorks

Uber Destruction in "The Time Machine"
An overview of the Digital Domain character-animation team's work on the time-based decay and death of the Uber Morlock in "The Time Machine."

Brad Parker
Digital Domain

Challenges of the Homeland Pan in "Spirit"
The opening scene of DreamWorks' newest animated film, "Spirit," runs a full three minutes and is an elaborate flythrough of the historic and breathtaking scenery of the Wild West.

Doug Cooper
DreamWorks Feature Animation

Pushing the Limits of L-Systems for Time-Lapse Vine Growth in "The Time Machine"
The vine-growth animation for DreamWorks' "The Time Machine" required generation of a unique and manageable growth system, and a system of rendering that complimented this movement.

Jonah Hall
Digital Domain

Foamy Creatures: Digital Domain Wrangles Whitewater for "Lord of the Rings"
The technical and artistic techniques used by Digital Domain to produce the Ford of Bruinen sequence in "Lord of the Rings."

Markus Kurtz
Digital Domain

Greg Duda
Digital Domain

"Lord of the Rings" - Animation That Was Not There
The animation techniques in general used at Digital Domain and on the work completed in the Ford of Bruinen sequence from "Lord of the Rings."

Piotr Karwas
Digital Domain

Summaries of SIGGRAPH 2002 Sketches & Applications are available in the SIGGRAPH 2002 Conference Abstracts and Applications

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