Animation

03.04.16
Fur technology makes Zootopia's bunnies believable
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Fur technology makes Zootopia's bunnies believable

Walt Disney Animation Studios used grooming tools to get the furriness right.

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02.16.16
Homer Simpson will broadcast live, with some motion-capture help
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Homer Simpson will broadcast live, with some motion-capture help

"Very few cartoons are broadcast live. It puts a terrible strain on the animators' wrists."

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09.13.15
Animated code art uses all of its colors just once
09.13.15

Animated code art uses all of its colors just once

This clever code art finds a way to use every color in a 24-bit palette exactly once.

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08.11.15
Pixar will open-source the code for a key movie-making tool
08.11.15

Pixar will open-source the code for a key movie-making tool

If you're convinced that you could build the next "Toy Story" with the right tools, now's your chance: Pixar has open-sourced another one of its creative programs.

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08.02.15
Disney explains why its 3D animation looks so realistic
08.02.15

Disney explains why its 3D animation looks so realistic

Liked the look of Disney's 3D-animated movies, like 'Big Hero 6?' The company just explained the basics of how its rendering technology works.

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