Animation

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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07.08.15
South Park is staying on the air and on Hulu through 2019
07.08.15

South Park is staying on the air and on Hulu through 2019

Looks like the kids from everybody's favorite quiet mountain town will be continuing their shenani...

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06.14.15
Celebrities get digital puppets made from paparazzi photos
06.14.15

Celebrities get digital puppets made from paparazzi photos

Typically, recreating a celebrity as an animated 3D character requires painstaking modeling based...

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