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Computer animation and special effects in film. Digital Effects MAGI Digital Productions Robert Abel Computer animation and special effects in film. Digital Effects MAGI Digital Productions Robert Abel and Associates PDI -- Pacific Data Images ILM Industrial Light and Magic Pixar Chris Landreth Paul Debevec AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

The commercial potential for the evolving computer graphics technologies was obvious to researchers and The commercial potential for the evolving computer graphics technologies was obvious to researchers and entrepreneurs. First generation companies that grew out of the desire to bring synthetic imagery to the television, advertising and film markets included Digital Effects MAGI Digital Productions Robert Abel and Associates Pacific Data Images ILM Industrial Light & Magic Pixar AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Effects 1978 founded in NYC by Judson Rosebush, Jeff Kleiser and 5 other Digital Effects 1978 founded in NYC by Judson Rosebush, Jeff Kleiser and 5 other partners. First CG house in New York AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Effects 1978 1982 work on TRON - opening title sequence and the Bit Digital Effects 1978 1982 work on TRON - opening title sequence and the Bit character. (worked on TRON together with Abel, MAGI, and Information International Inc III ) AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Effects 1978 • national advertisements and television promotions, particularly for CBS and NBC. Digital Effects 1978 • national advertisements and television promotions, particularly for CBS and NBC. • 1986 company closed because of philosophical differences in the way it was to be operated (in the words of Judson Rosebush in the ACM student magazine, ". . . too many partners. "). AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

MAGI (Mathematical Applications Group, Inc) 1966 established for the purpose of evaluating nuclear radiation MAGI (Mathematical Applications Group, Inc) 1966 established for the purpose of evaluating nuclear radiation exposure. developed software called Syntha. Vision based on the concept of ray-casting that could trace radiation from its source to its surroundings. Syntha. Vision was adapted for use in CGI by tracing light instead of radiation, making it one of the first systems to implement the later concept of ray-tracing for making images. 1972 MAGI/Syntha. Vision, the graphics side of MAGI covering the design and film/tv interests started by Robert Goldstein, with Bo Gehring and Larry Elin. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

MAGI AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova MAGI AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

MAGI • 1982 work on TRON they did the majority of the CGI work MAGI • 1982 work on TRON they did the majority of the CGI work (about 15 minutes), and their most memorable contribution was the light cycle sequence. • TRON made approximately $1. 2 M • MAGI's computer imagery occurs mostly in the first half of TRON in the Game Grid area, where they created such vehicles as the Lightcycles, Recognizers and Tanks. MAGI employed their unique process of computer simulation called Syntha. Vision. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

MAGI Reflection mapped dog (Perlin) composited over live scene of MAGI's parking lot AD MAGI Reflection mapped dog (Perlin) composited over live scene of MAGI's parking lot AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

MAGI Scenes from commercial ads AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall MAGI Scenes from commercial ads AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

MAGI 1984 an LA office opened to capitalize on the success of the motion MAGI 1984 an LA office opened to capitalize on the success of the motion picture. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

MAGI Where the Wild Things Are Test for Disney which used 3 D scenes MAGI Where the Wild Things Are Test for Disney which used 3 D scenes and camera control and 2 D character animation supervised by Disney animator John Lasseter. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Information International, Inc. 1962 founded in LA by Gary Demos and John Whitney Jr. Information International, Inc. 1962 founded in LA by Gary Demos and John Whitney Jr. III was in the business of creating digital scanners and other image processing equipment. 1974 Motion Pictures Product Group AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Information International, Inc. 1962 Motion picture work included TRON, Futureworld, Westworld, and Looker. They Information International, Inc. 1962 Motion picture work included TRON, Futureworld, Westworld, and Looker. They also produced Adam Powers, the Juggler as a demo of their capabilities. They marketed their services as "Digital Scene Simulation", and did several spots for Mercedes ABC and KCET. Other projects included tests for Close Encounters, Star Wars, The Black Hole and the Empire Strikes Back, a stereo production called Magic Journeys, and many groundbreaking television promotion sequences. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Information International, Inc. 1962 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Information International, Inc. 1962 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Information International, Inc. 1962 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Information International, Inc. 1962 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 Whitney and Demos establish Digital Productions Cray was leased from Ramtek, Digital Productions 1982 Whitney and Demos establish Digital Productions Cray was leased from Ramtek, the frame buffer company. in addition to the cost of the lease, it required approximately $12, 000 per month for electricity, and approximately $50, 000 in maintenance. Many in the industry claimed that this kind of expense could not be justified by the kinds of contracts that existed in the effects industry at the time, but Whitney and Demos persisted. At their peak, DP employed between 75 and 100 employees, and executed special effects for a number of films and advertisements. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 27 minutes of CG for The Last Starfighter (which cost $14 Digital Productions 1982 27 minutes of CG for The Last Starfighter (which cost $14 M (DP's contract was for $4. 5 M) and grossed only $21 M) Mick Jagger's Hard Woman music video AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 In late 1984 or early 1985, the expenses of running the Digital Productions 1982 In late 1984 or early 1985, the expenses of running the company, including the high cost of running the Cray, resulted in the need to discontinue the lease on the Cray, and DP was forced to purchase it outright for $17 M. 1986 DP was bought by Omnibus Computer Graphics from Canada. Demos more recently founded Demo. Gra. FX (which was acquired by Dolby Laboratories in 2003), where he worked with digital TV, HDTV standards, digital compositing, and other high technology graphics related projects. Whitney founded USAnimation, which later became Virtual Magic Animation, in 1992. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 1984 Demos and Whitney received the Academy of Motion Picture Arts Digital Productions 1982 1984 Demos and Whitney received the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' Scientific and Engineering Award for the Photo Realistic Simulation Of Motion Picture Photography By Means of Computer Generated Images for work on the movies "The Last Starfighter" and on "2010" using the Cray XMP. 1995 Demos received an Academy Scientific and Engineering Award for Pioneering Work In Digital Film Scanning“ 1996 Demos received an Academy Technical Achievement Award for Pioneering Work In Digital Film Compositing Systems. 2006 Demos was awarded the Gordon E. Sawyer Award, "presented to an individual in the motion picture industry whose technological contributions have brought credit to the industry. " AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Digital Productions 1982 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 • 1971 founded by Bob Abel his friend and Robert Abel & Associates 1971 • 1971 founded by Bob Abel his friend and collaborator Con Pederson. • 1980 Disney worked with Abel for promotional materials and the opening sequence to The Black Hole. • 1982 TRON • Early expertise was in multiple stop motion photography rigs and special film effects layouts. Abel did early innovative work in vector graphics, including famous spots for 7 -Up and Levis. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 Abel garnered multiple Clio awards and had arguably the Robert Abel & Associates 1971 Abel garnered multiple Clio awards and had arguably the finest collection of art directors in the industry. Their strength was in the ability to bring the knowledge of traditional effects work, cinematography and film making to the area of CGI. 1986 Abel was acquired by John Pennie of Omnibus Computer Graphics of Canada for $8. 5 million. 1987 Omnibus defaulted on investments and closed DP, Omnibus and Abel on March 27, 1987 (called DOA day). AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 As a result of the closure, many former Abel Robert Abel & Associates 1971 As a result of the closure, many former Abel animators and directors left and were instrumental in starting or working for other high quality CGI companies, including Rhythm and Hues Metrolight Sony Imageworks Santa Barbara Studios Boss Films Kroyer Films de. Graf/Wahrmann, etc. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall Robert Abel & Associates 1971 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Pacific Data Images (PDI) 1980 started in Sunnyvale, California by Carl Rosendahl, Glenn Entis Pacific Data Images (PDI) 1980 started in Sunnyvale, California by Carl Rosendahl, Glenn Entis and Richard Chuang. PDI focused on direct to video production, as opposed to film output that was being done at Abel and Digital Productions. Some of the early production contracts included Globo, Entertainment Tonight (produced for Harry Marks), ABC Sports 84 Olympic promos, NBC news, the Doughboy for Pillsbury, Crest, and Bud Bowl, etc. 1985 they captured over 50% of the TV network productions market. 1990 PDI introduced the digital film scanning process in 1990, which they have used to popularize automated rig removal and image touchup. introduced performance animation for theme parks, ads and movies AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

PDI 1990 Black and White, produced for Michael Jackson – morphing Batman Forever The PDI 1990 Black and White, produced for Michael Jackson – morphing Batman Forever The Arrival Terminator 2 Toys Angels in the Outfield 1998 fully CGI hit Ant. Z The strengths of PDI include character animation, lip synch, rendering effects, the aforementioned rig removal and cleanup, and performance animation. The industry has acknowledged that their employee focused approach to business has helped them succeed where others have failed. PDI has always had a history of letting their animators pursue individual projects and shorts, and they have produced award winners in this category, including: Opera Industrial (86), Chromosaurus, Cosmic Zoom and Burning Love (88), Locomotion (89), Gas Planet (92), Sleepy Guy and Bric-a-Brac (94). AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

PDI AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova PDI AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

PDI AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova PDI AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 1975 founded by George Lucas and owned by Lucasfilm Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 1975 founded by George Lucas and owned by Lucasfilm Ltd. in Van Nuys, California and is now based at the Letterman Digital Arts Center in The Presidio of San Francisco in CA. 1977 Resurrected the use of Vista. Vision; first use of a motion control camera (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope) AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 1979 Edwin Catmull came from NYIT ILM established their Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 1979 Edwin Catmull came from NYIT ILM established their use of Computer Generated Imagery 1980 John Lasseter worked for ILM as a computer animator. The computer graphics department, now known as Pixar was eventually sold to Steve Jobs, which went on to create the first CG animated feature with Toy Story. 1982 the "Genesis sequence" in Star Trek II 1985 First completely computer-generated character the "stained glass man" in Young Sherlock Holmes 1988 First morphing sequence, in Willow 1989 First computer-generated 3 -D character, the pseudopod in The Aby AD 508 - Advanced Fall Visualization and Critique | Spring 2006 AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Electronic 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 1991 First partially computer-generated main character the T-1000 in Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 1991 First partially computer-generated main character the T-1000 in Terminator 2: Judgment Day 1992 First time the texture of human skin was computer generated in Death Becomes Her 1993 First time digital technology used to create a complete and detailed living creature, the dinosaurs in Jurassic Park, which earned ILM its thirteenth Oscar 1994 The cartoon effects in The Mask 1996 First completely computer-generated main character, Draco in Dragonheart 1999 Second completely computer-generated main character, Jar-Jar Binks in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 2005 ILM has received 14 Best Visual Effects Oscars Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) 2005 ILM has received 14 Best Visual Effects Oscars and 20 additional nominations. It had also received 22 technical Oscars. 2006 Created the entirely computer-generated main character, Davy Jones in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest Recent films War of the Worlds Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Poseidon Mission: Impossible III Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Special effects milestones 1981 1985 1983 1982 1985 1989 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 Special effects milestones 1981 1985 1983 1982 1985 1989 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 Tron - digital effects The last starfighter Star wars: return of Jedi -the death star hologram Star trek || - the genesis effect Young Sherlock Holmes - the stained glass man The abyss - water face - ILM Terminator 2 - ILM Alien 3 The lawnmower man Death becomes her Jurassic park - ILM In the line of fire The mask Forrest Gump King Kong AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Pixar 1986 ILM Computer Graphics Group was purchased by current Apple Computer CEO Steve Pixar 1986 ILM Computer Graphics Group was purchased by current Apple Computer CEO Steve Jobs for US$10 Pixar was headed by Dr. Edwin Catmull, President, Dr. Alvy Ray Smith, Executive Vice President and Director. Jobs served as Chairman of the Board. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Pixar was a high-end hardware company whose core product was the Pixar Image Computer, Pixar was a high-end hardware company whose core product was the Pixar Image Computer, a system which was primarily sold to government agencies and the medical community. One of the leading buyers of Pixar Image Computers was Disney studios, which was using the device as part of their secretive CAPS project, using the machine and custom software to migrate the laborious Ink and Paint part of the 2 D animation process to a more automated and thus efficient method. The Image Computer never sold well. 1986 Luxo Jr created by John Lasseter premiered at SIGGRAPH 1987 Red’s dream 1988 Tin Toy As poor sales of Pixar's computers threatened to put the company out of business, Lasseter's animation department began producing computer-animated commercials for outside companies. Tropicana, Listerine, and Life. Savers. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Pixar Partnership with Walt Disney Feature Animation on CAPS, a computer-assisted animation post-production software Pixar Partnership with Walt Disney Feature Animation on CAPS, a computer-assisted animation post-production software system, intending to migrate the laborious Ink and Paint part of the 2 D animation process to a more automated and efficient method. A Render. Man Interface Specification-compliant rendering software system developed by Pixar based on their own interface specification with powerful shading language and anti-aliased motion blur for stunning synthetic effects with live-action footage and digital effects. 1991 after substantial layoffs in the company's computer department, Pixar made a $26, 000 deal with Disney to produce 5 computer-animated feature films 1995 Pixar was re-incorporated. 1996 Toy Story AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Pixar 1. 1998 A Bug's Life 1999 Toy Story 2 2001 Monsters, Inc. 2003 Pixar 1. 1998 A Bug's Life 1999 Toy Story 2 2001 Monsters, Inc. 2003 Finding Nemo 2004 The Incredibles 2006 Cars 2006 Disney bought Pixar for $7. 4 billion in an all-stock deal Lasseter, Pixar Executive Vice President and co-founder, became Chief Creative Officer of both Disney and Pixar as well as the Principal Creative Adviser at Walt Disney Imagineering, which designs and builds the company's theme parks Catmull retained his position as President of Pixar, while also becoming President of Disney Studios, reporting to Dick Cook, chairman of Walt Disney Studio Entertainment. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Chris Landreth AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1986 MS in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois Chris Landreth 1986 MS in Theoretical and Applied Mechanics from the University of Illinois at Urbana 3 years in experimental research in Fluid Mechanics 1987 joined the North Carolina Supercomputing Center as a scientific visualization animator. a Senior Animator at NCSC AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1993 Chris Landreth 1993 "Data Driven: The Story of Franz K” Soft. Image software various artistic elements were mixed with sci vis procedures to create a compelling animation. 1994 joined Alias / Wavefront as a Senior Animator AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1995 The End 1996 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film AD Chris Landreth 1995 The End 1996 Academy Award for Best Animated Short Film AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo is based on the short play Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo is based on the short play "Disregard This Play“ by Chicago's Neo-Futurist Theatre Company. The story deals with the age-old question: "What if a lie is told long enough and loud enough? “ Bingo is the first animated short fully produced with Alias/Wavefront's new animation software, Maya. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 1998 Bingo AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan an animated portrait of Canadian animator Ryan Larkin. In 1969, Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan an animated portrait of Canadian animator Ryan Larkin. In 1969, Larkin was himself an Oscar nominee (for the animated short "Walking") but now he's a Montreal panhandler struggling with substance abuse. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Chris Landreth 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Ryan Larkin 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Ryan Larkin 2004 Ryan AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Ryan Larkin was born in 1943, lived through abuse, the death of his older Ryan Larkin was born in 1943, lived through abuse, the death of his older brother, and premature superstardom. His 1967 short Walking (for which he received an Oscar nomination) was a benchmark for struggling artists in the Great White North. His follow-up, 1972's Street Musique, is considered a masterpiece of animated movement. But by 1973, he was lost in a world of addictions. Now, at 58, he is living in a mission, panhandling to make ends meet. He only has one major regret. He feels sorry for not having made more movies for people to enjoy. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Ryan Larkin Walking AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Ryan Larkin Walking AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Ryan Larkin Street Musique AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 Ryan Larkin Street Musique AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Paul Debevec AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec • 1992 MS in Math and Computer Engineering at the University of Paul Debevec • 1992 MS in Math and Computer Engineering at the University of Michigan • 1991 work on image-based rendering by deriving a textured 3 D model from photographs for an animation project • 1994 work at Interval Research Corporation contributed to Michael Naimark's Immersion '94 virtual exploration of the Banff National forest collaborated with Golan Levin on Rouen Revisited, an interactive visualization of the Rouen Cathedral and Monet's related series of paintings. • 1996 Ph. D. in Computer Science at UC Berkeley an interactive method for modeling architectural scenes from photographs and rendering these scenes using projective texture-mapping. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec 1997 The Campanile Movie photorealistic model of the Berkeley campus in film Paul Debevec 1997 The Campanile Movie photorealistic model of the Berkeley campus in film AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec • 1998 Rendering with Natural Light SIGGRPAH electronic theater shows light captured Paul Debevec • 1998 Rendering with Natural Light SIGGRPAH electronic theater shows light captured form the real world to illuminate synthetic objects AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec • 1999 techniques used in the “The Matrix” to create virtual backgrounds. Paul Debevec • 1999 techniques used in the “The Matrix” to create virtual backgrounds. works on techniques for capturing real-world illumination and illuminating synthetic objects with real light, facilitating the realistic integration of real and computer generated imagery AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec • 1999 Fiat Lux placed towering monoliths and gleaming spheres into a Paul Debevec • 1999 Fiat Lux placed towering monoliths and gleaming spheres into a photorealistic reconstruction of St. Peter's Basilica, all illuminated by the light that was actually there. For real objects, Debevec led the development of the Light Stage, a device that allows objects and actors to be synthetically illuminated with any form of lighting. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec • 2000 Image based lingtning Based on the SIGGRPAH paper “Acquiring the Paul Debevec • 2000 Image based lingtning Based on the SIGGRPAH paper “Acquiring the Reflectance Field of a Human Face” Techniques from this research known as HDRI and Image. Based Lighting have been used in films such as The Time Machine, The Matrix Reloaded, and X-Men 2. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec • 2000 the Executive Producer of Graphics Research at USC's Institute for Paul Debevec • 2000 the Executive Producer of Graphics Research at USC's Institute for Creative Technologies directs research in virtual actors, virtual environments, and applying computer graphics to creative projects. development of several Light Stage systems that capture and simulate how people and objects appear under real-world illumination. The Light Stage 2 process was recently used by Sony Pictures Imageworks to create photoreal digital actors as part of the Academy Award-winning visual effects in Spider Man 2. • 2001 ACM SIGGRAPH's first Significant New Researcher Award for his Creative and Innovative Work in the Field of Image-Based Modeling and Rendering • 2002 named one of the world's top 100 young innovators by MIT's Technology Review Magazine AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Paul Debevec • 2004 The Parthenon 3 D VRML samples from our dataset of Paul Debevec • 2004 The Parthenon 3 D VRML samples from our dataset of digital 3 D Parthenon sculpture models. AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Bill Plympton • 1946 was born in Portland, Oregon • 1964 -1967 attended Portland Bill Plympton • 1946 was born in Portland, Oregon • 1964 -1967 attended Portland State University, where he was a member of the film society • 1968 SVA in New York AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Bill Plympton • Published illustrations and cartoons in The New York Times and weekly Bill Plympton • Published illustrations and cartoons in The New York Times and weekly arts newspaper The Village Voice • 1975 started political cartoon strip "Plympton" AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC

Bill Plympton • • • draw every frame for an animated feature film entirely Bill Plympton • • • draw every frame for an animated feature film entirely by himself 1968 The Great Turn On 1985 Drawing Lesson #2 1987 Your 1989 How to Kiss 1989 25 Ways to Quit Smoking 1991 Push Comes to Shove 1995 How to Make Love to a Woman 1998 The Exciting Life of a Tree 1998 More Sex & Violence 2004 Guard Dog 2005 The Fan & The Flower 2006 Guide Dog (sequel to Guard Dog) AD 502 - Seminar in Contemporary Theory | Fall 2006 | Daria Tsoupikova | School of Art and Design | UIC