Talks

On the Rocks

Sunday, 10 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Vancouver Convention Centre, East Building, Ballroom B-C Session Chair: Rajesh Sharma, Walt Disney Animation Studios

Frozen on Ice: Rendering Frost and Ice on "Frozen"

This talk presents solutions to the many challenges of rendering ice and frost for the production of Disney's "Frozen".

Lewis Siegel
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Weathering The Black Hole for "Mr. Peabody & Sherman"

A novel approach to extend a method to simulate the motions of weather pressure on thousands of procedurally generated string-lines around a black hole.

Jihyun Yoon
DreamWorks Animation

Tyson Erze
DreamWorks Animation

Krzysztof Rost
DreamWorks Animation

Robert Chen
DreamWorks Animation

Packing the Water Pipe

In the last few years, much effort has been invested in improving inefficiencies in the volumetric pipeline, but particles have remained largely untouched. This work introduces loss-less and lossy spatial compression schemes that significantly reduce the I/O bandwidth, disk usage, and memory bottleneck in the effects pipeline.

Dan Bailey
Double NegativeVisual Effects

Harry Biddle
Double Negative Visual Effects

Matt Warner
Double Negative Visual Effects

Large-Scale Simulation and Surfacing of Water and Ice Effects in “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

Novel techniques and production pipelines for water and ice effects at massive scales (up to 300 millions particles).

Baptiste Van Opstal
DreamWorks Animation

Lucas Janin
DreamWorks Animation

Ken Museth
DreamWorks Animation

Mihai Alden
DreamWorks Animation