Computer Laboratory

Course pages 2015–16

Computer Graphics and Image Processing

Video clips

The videos shown before and during lectures were:

  • Gravity (Warner Bros, 2014)
    Oscar-winning special effects including animation by one of the lab's graduates at Framestore
  • André & Wally B (Pixar, 1984)
    Motion blur
  • Luxo Jr (Pixar, 1986)
  • Small and far away from Father Ted (Channel 4, 1995)
  • Adoring saints: right panel by Lorenzo Monaco for monastery of San Benedetto (1407-09)
  • Presentation at the Temple by Ambrogio Lorenzetti for the Cathedral in Siena (1342)
  • The Holy Trinity fresco by Masaccio in the church of Santa Maria Novella in Florence (1425)
  • Annunication, with Saint Emidius by Carlo Crivelli for church in Ascoli (1486)
  • Man drawing a lute from A painter's Manual by Albrecht Dürer (1525)
  • Ames room (Royal Institution, 2011)
  • Red's Dream (Pixar, 1987)
    Complex lighting
  • Tin Toy (Pixar, 1988)
    Using photo-realistic RenderMan software and inspiring Toy Story
  • Knick Knack (Pixar, 1989)
  • Cubic tragedy (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology) from SIGGraph 2005
  • Geri's Game (Pixar, 1997)
    First use of subdivision surfaces in a commercial animation (and Oscar for best animated short film)
  • Dice (Kyoto Seika University) from SIGGraph 2005
  • Death star visualisation from Star Wars (Lucasfilm, 1977)
    Early use of computer generated images in a film
  • Sunstone (Ed Emshwiller, 1979)
    Early computer-generated film by Alvy Ray Smith and colleagues
  • Model of the William Gates Building in Quake2
    Zip file containing model and a copy of Quake2 (for academic use only, not to be distributed)