Papers by William Reeves

Order by: Date  | Author  | Title  | Index of all authors  | Index of Pixar Technical Memos

Everybody's an Effect: Scalable Volumetric Crowds on Elemental

Sasha Ouellet, Aksel Taylan, Arnold Moon, Paul Kanyuk, William Reeves
May 2023

Crowd animation and rendering is challenging enough with hard surface models, but the world of Elemental takes this to a new level by immersing the viewer in a teeming metropolis populated by sentient air, fire, and water, in the form of volumetric characters. By building a new Houdini-Engine character pipeline ... more

Paper (PDF)

SIGGRAPH Talks 2023