Last week we spoke to Ed Catmull, President of Walt Disney Animation Studios and Pixar Animation Studios. Pixar’s RenderMan is this year celebrating its 25th anniversary (see the main story) and Ed Catmull helped develop and protect the renderer that has had such a key impact on the vfx & animation.

For more on the history of Pixar and RenderMan, see our special article or see our Founders Series articles and the latest art and state of rendering features:

Alvy Ray Smith: RGBA, the birth of compositing & the founding of Pixar

The Art of Rendering

The State of Rendering – Part 1

The State of Rendering – Part 2

 RenderMan turns 25


Industry legend Jim Blinn

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