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Explaining the Math in Pixar’s Computer Modeling


It’s a bit awkward to think about when you’re in the theater, but today’s computer animated movies are not just works of art, but they’re millions of mathematical calculations as well.

Without the math that gives the illusion of smoothness in computer animated characters, the visuals would not be nearly as appealing.

Pixar’s current President, Ed Catmull was the one who came up with the first formulas that helped the animators bring their art to life. These days there’s a whole group at Pixar in charge of researching new.Read More »Explaining the Math in Pixar’s Computer Modeling