Publications

Parameterized Animated Activities

October 28, 2019
ACM MIG 2019

Alba M. Rios Rodriguez (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint M.Sc.) Steven Poulakos (DisneyResearch|Studios) Maurizio Nitti (DisneyResearch|Studios) Mattia Ryffel (DisneyResearch|Studios) Robert W. Sumner (DisneyResearch|Studios/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)

Animating an Autonomous 3D Talking Avatar

February 15, 2019
arxiv 2019

Dominik Borer (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Dominic Lutz (Disney Research) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Martin Guay (Disney Research)

HairControl: A Tracking Solution for Directable Hair Simulation

July 11, 2018
ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2018

Antoine Milliez (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research/Université de Montréal)

Authoring Motion Cycles

July 21, 2017
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2017

Loic Ciccone (ETH Zurich) Martin Guay (Disney Research) Maurizio Nitti (Disney Research) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research)

A Deep Learning Approach for Generalized Speech Animation

July 20, 2017
ACM SIGGRAPH 2017

Sarah Taylor (University of East Anglia) Taehwan Kim (California Institute of Technology) Yisong Yue (California Institute of Technology)Moshe Mahler (Disney Research) Jimmy Krahe (Disney Research) Anastasio Garcia Rodrigues (Disney Research) Jessica Hodgins (Disney Research) Iain Matthews (Disney Research)

Enriching Facial Blendshape Rigs with Physical Simulation

April 24, 2017
Eurographics 2017

Yeara Kozlov (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Derek Bradley (Disney Research) Moritz Baecher (Disney Research) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research) Thabo Beeler (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

An Event-Centric Approach to Authoring Stories in Crowds

October 10, 2016
Motion in Games 2016

Mubbasir Kapadia (Rutgers University) Alexander Shoulson (Disney Research) Cyril Steimer (Disney Research/ETH Joint B.Sc.) Samuel Oberholzer (Disney Research/ETH Joint B.Sc.) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Programmable Animation Texturing using Motion Stamps

October 11, 2016
Pacific Graphics 2016

Antoine Milliez (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Martin Guay (Disney Research) Marie-Paule Cani (Inria Grenoble Rhone-Alpes) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

CANVAS: Computer-Assisted Narrative Animation Synthesis

July 11, 2016
ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2016

Mubbasir Kapadia (Disney Research/Rutgers University) Seth Frey (Disney Research/Dartmouth College) Alexander Shoulson (Disney Research) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Fin Textures for Real-Time Painterly Aesthetics

November 16, 2015
Motion in Games 2015

Nicolas Imhof (Disney Research/ETH Joint M.Sc.) Antoine Milliez (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Flurin Jenal (ZHdK/Game Expressions!) René Bauer (ZHdK) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Live Texturing of Augmented Reality Characters from Colored Drawings

July 23, 2015
IEEE International Symposium on Mixed and Augmented Reality (ISMAR) 2015

Stephane Magnenat (Disney Research) Dat Tien Ngo (EPF Lausanne) Fabio Zünd (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Mattia Ryffel (Disney Research) Chino Noris (Disney Research) Gerhard Röthlin (Disney Research) Alessia Marra (Disney Research) Maurizio Nitti (Disney Research) Pascal Fua (EPF Lausanne) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research)

Scalable Asynchronous Contact Mechanics with Charm++

May 25, 2015
IEEE International Parallel & Distributed Processing Symposium (IPDPS) 2015

Xiang Ni (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Laxmikant V. Kale (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) Rasmus Tamstorf (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

Generating and Ranking Diverse Multi-Character Interactions

November 19, 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2014

Jungdam Won (Disney Research/Seoul National University) Kyungho Lee (Disney Research/Seoul National University) Carol O’Sullivan (Disney Research) Jessica Hodgins (Disney Research) Jehee Lee (Disney Research/Seoul National University)

Frequency-Based Creation and Editing of Virtual Terrain

November 13, 2014
Conference for Visual Media Production (CVMP) 2014

Gwyneth Bradbury (University College London) Il Choi (University College London) Cristina Amati (University College London) Kenny Mitchell (Disney Research) Tim Weyrich (University College London)

Hierarchical Motion Brushes for Animation Instancing

August 8, 2014
Non-photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR) 2014

Antoine Milliez (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Chino Noris (Disney Research) Ilya Baran (Disney Research) Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Marie-Paule Cani (Inria Grenoble Rhone-Alpes) Maurizio Nitti (Disney Research) Alessia Marra (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Subspace Clothing Simulation Using Adaptive Bases

July 27, 2014
ACM SIGGRAPH 2014

Fabian Hahn (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research) Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Forrester Cole (Pixar Animation Studios) Mark Meyer (Pixar Animation Studios) Tony DeRose (Pixar Animation Studios) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Facial Performance Enhancement Using Dynamic Shape Space Analysis

March 1, 2014
ACM Transactions on Graphics (TOG) 2014

Amit Bermano (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Derek Bradley (Disney Research) Thabo Beeler (Disney Research) Fabio Zund (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Derek Nowrouzezahrai (Disney Research) Ilya Baran (Disney Research) Olga Sorkine-Hornung (ETH Zurich) Hanspeter Pfister (Disney Research/Harvard University) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Bernd Bickel (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Modeling and Estimation of Internal Friction in Cloth

November 1, 2013
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2013

Eder Miguel (URJC Madrid) Rasmus Tamstorf (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Derek Bradley (Disney Research) Sara Schvartzman (URJC Madrid)Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research)Bernd Bickel (Disney Research) Wojciech Matusik (Disney Research)Steve Marschner (Cornell University) Miguel Otaduy (URJC Madrid)

Evaluating the Distinctiveness and Attractiveness of Human Motions on Realistic Virtual Bodies

November 1, 2013
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2013

Ludovic Hoyet (Trinity College Dublin) Kenneth Ryall (Disney Research/Trinity College Dublin) Katja Zibrek (Trinity College Dublin) Hwangpil Park (Seoul National University) Jehee Lee (Seoul National University) Jessica Hodgins (Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University) Carol O’Sullivan (Disney Research/Trinity College Dublin/Seoul National University)

Style and Abstraction in Portrait Sketching

July 21, 2013
ACM SIGGRAPH 2013

Itamar Berger (Disney Research/The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya) Ariel Shamir (Disney Research/The Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya) Moshe Mahler (Disney Research) Elizabeth Carter (Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University) Jessica Hodgins (Disney Research/Carnegie Mellon University)

Efficient Simulation of Secondary Motion in Rig-Space

July 19, 2013
ACM SIGGRAPH / Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2013

Fabian Hahn (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research) Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Rig-Space Physics

August 5, 2012
ACM SIGGRAPH 2012

Fabian Hahn (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Sebastian Martin (Disney Research) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Deformable Objects Alive

August 5, 2012
ACM SIGGRAPH 2012

Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Sebastian Martin (Disney Research) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research) Christian Schumacher (ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Efficient Simulation of Example-Based Materials

July 29, 2012
ACM SIGGRAPH – Eurographics Symposium on Computer Animation (SCA) 2012

Christian Schumacher (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research) Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Sebastian Martin (Disney Research) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich)

Smart Scribbles for Sketch Segmentation

July 5, 2012
EU Computer Graphics Forum (EU CGF) 2012

Chino Noris (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Daniel Sykora (Czech Technical University in Prague) Ariel Shamir (The Interdisciplinary Center, Herzelia, Israel)Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Brian Whited (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Maryann Simmons (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Alexander Sorkine-Hornung (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research)

Data-Driven Estimation of Cloth Simulation Models

May 13, 2012
Eurographics 2012

Eder Miguel (Disney Research/URJC Madrid) Derek Bradley (Disney Research) Bernhard Thomaszewski (Disney Research)Bernd Bickel (Disney Research) Wojciech Matusik (Disney Research/MIT CSAIL) Miguel Otaduy (URJC Madrid) Steve Marschner (Cornell University)

Physically-based Simulation of Rainbows

January 1, 2012
ACM Transactions On Graphics

Iman Sadeghi (University of California, San Diego) Adolfo Muñoz (Universidad de Zaragoza) Philip Laven (Horley, UK) Wojciech Jarosz (Disney Research) Francisco Seron (Universidad de Zaragoza) Diego Gutierrez (Universidad de Zaragoza) Henrik Wann Jensen (University of California, San Diego)

Computing and Fabricating Multilayer Models

December 12, 2011
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2011

Michael Holroyd (Disney Research/University of Virginia) Ilya Baran (Disney Research) Jason Lawrence (University of Virginia) Wojciech Matusik (Disney Research/MIT CSAIL)

Efficient Elasticity for Character Skinning with Contact and Collisions

August 7, 2011
ACM SIGGRAPH 2011

Aleka McAdams (Walt Disney Animation Studios/University of California, Los Angeles) Yongning Zhu (PDI/DreamWorks) Andrew Selle (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Mark Empey (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Rasmus Tamstorf (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Joseph Teran (University of California, Los Angeles/Walt Disney Animation Studios) Eftychios Sifakis (University of Wisconsin, Madison/Walt Disney Animation Studios)

OverCoat: An Implicit Canvas for 3D Painting

August 7, 2011
ACM SIGGRAPH 2011

Johannes Schmid (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Martin Sebastian Senn (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research)

Temporal Noise Control for Sketchy Animation

June 11, 2011
Non-Photorealistic Animation and Rendering (NPAR) 2011

Chino Noris (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Daniel Sykora (Czech Technical University in Prague) Stelian Coros (Disney Research) Brian Whited (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Maryann Simmons (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Alexander Sorkine-Hornung (Disney Research) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research)

An Artist Friendly Hair Shading System

July 26, 2010
ACM SIGGRAPH 2010

Iman Sadeghi (Walt Disney Animation Studios/University of California, San Diego) Heather Pritchett (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Henrik Wann Jensen (University of California, San Diego) Rasmus Tamstorf (Walt Disney Animation Studios)

BetweenIT: An Interactive Tool for Tight Inbetweening

May 3, 2010
Eurographics 2010

Brian Whited (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Chino Noris (Disney Research/ETH Joint PhD) Maryann Simmons (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Robert W. Sumner (Disney Research)Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Jarek Rossignac (Georgia Institute of Technology)

Robust Treatment of Simultaneous Collisions

August 11, 2008
ACM SIGGRAPH 2008

David Harmon (Columbia University) Etienne Vouga (Columbia University) Rasmus Tamstorf (Walt Disney Animation Studios) Eitan Grinspun (Columbia University)