Computer Laboratory

Course pages 2011–12

Computer Graphics and Image Processing

Video clips

The videos shown before and during lectures were:

  • Death star visualisation from Star Wars (Lucasfilm, 1977)
    Early use of computer generated images in a film
  • Mortal Combat from The Golden Compass (New Line Cinema, 2008)
    Oscar-winning special effects including animation of fur by one of the lab's graduates at Framestore
  • Sunstone (Ed Emshwiller, 1979)
    Early computer-generated film by Alvy Ray Smith and colleagues
  • André & Wally B (Pixar, 1984)
  • Luxo Jr (Pixar, 1986)
  • Red's Dream (Pixar, 1989)
  • Small and far away from Father Ted (Channel 4, 1995)
  • The Holy Trinity fresco by Masaccio in the church of Santa Maria Novella in Florence (1425).