Research

Continuing a legacy of innovation

DisneyResearch|Studios combines the best of academia and industry, by doing fundamental and application-driven research. We publish our work and actively engage with the global research community. Our research applications and technology are experienced by millions of people. We honor Walt Disney’s legacy by deploying our innovations on a global scale.

Our Research Areas

Artificial Intelligence

Perception and action to reasoning, problem solving, and creativity.

Machine Learning

Probabilistic modeling & deep learning.

Visual Computing

Computer Graphics and Computer Vision.

Latest Publications

Neural Importance Sampling

July 12, 2019
ACM Siggraph 2019

Thomas Müller (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Brian McWilliams (Disney Research) Fabrice Rousselle (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Jan Novak (Disney Research)

Neural Sequential Phrase Grounding (SeqGROUND)

June 16, 2019
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2019

Pelin Dogan (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Leonid Sigal (University of British Columbia/Vector Institute) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Generating Animations from Screenplays

June 1, 2019
*SEM 2019

Yeyao Zhang (Disney Research/ETH Joint M.Sc.) Eleftheria Tsipidi (Disney Research) Sasha Schriber (Disney Research) Mubbasir Kapadia (Disney Research/Rutgers University) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Ashutosh Modi (Disney Research)