• Anthony A. Apodaca
Part of the Eurographics book series (EUROGRAPH)


The art of making movies has everything to do with creating the illusion of a world which doesn’t actually exist. It is extremely common for various aspects of this world to be inconsistent, illogical and non-physical. This is called being bigger than life. When computer graphics imagery is used in movies, it must conform to these rules. This paper will examine how this requirement influences the design and use of programs for realistic image synthesis.


Computer Graphic Technical Director Global Illumination Film Industry Academy Award 


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© Springer-Verlag Wien 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony A. Apodaca
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  1. 1.Pixar Animation StudiosIsrael

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