The history of 3D animation

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The history of 3D animation

  1. 1. The History of 3D animation<br />By: Bashir D-K<br />
  2. 2. William Fetter<br /><ul><li>3D animation often attributed to him
  3. 3. Worked for Boeing in 1960s using computers to animate and design certain models
  4. 4. “The Boeing Man” – 3D representation of human</li></li></ul><li>3D models<br />Frederic Parke created 3D human face model in 1972<br />Edwin Catmull created digitized hand in 1973<br />
  5. 5. Futureworld<br />Edwin Catmull and Frederic Parke worked on movie called Futureworld in 1976<br />First major feature film to use computer generated images (CGI)<br />Featured 3D human face and hand<br />
  6. 6. Edwin Catmull<br />Computer scientist – contributed to many important developments in computer graphics <br />2001 - became president of Walt Disney and Pixar Animation Studios<br /><ul><li>One of the founders of Pixar</li></li></ul><li>Star Wars<br />1977, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope<br />George Lucas used 3D graphics to enhance film<br />Success of film helped heighten 3D animation in cinema<br />
  7. 7. Tron<br />Development began in 1976<br />Released in 1982, contained live action and computer animation<br />Tron one of first movies made extensive use of computer animation<br />
  8. 8. Terminator 2 (1991)<br />Revolutionized special effects industry<br />Ground-breaking computer graphics and visual images<br />
  9. 9. Jurassic Park (1993)<br />Realistic 3D dinosaurs<br />George Lucas inspired to work on Star Wars again<br />
  10. 10. Toy Story<br /><ul><li>First feature-length 3D animated movie in 1995
  11. 11. Considered to be first animated feature generated completely on computers</li></li></ul><li>Toy Story<br />From storyboard to final render, the many steps in creation of digital imagery <br />
  12. 12. Star Wars<br />Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom of the Menace in 1999<br />Almost every shot enhanced with 3D animation<br />Feature's realistic aliens and backgrounds<br />
  13. 13. Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within<br />First animated feature to attempt photorealistic CGI humans<br />
  14. 14. Lord of the Rings: Two Towers<br />First photorealistic motion captured for film<br />
  15. 15. 3D Today<br />3D animation can be seen everywhere<br />Big in movie industry, video games, ads<br />Anyone can make it with available software<br />

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