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

Improved Lighting Models for Facial Appearance Capture

April 25, 2022
Eurographics 2022

Yingyan Xu (DRZ/ETH Joint M.Sc.) Jérémy Riviere (DisneyResearch|Studios) Gaspard Zoss (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Prashanth Chandran (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Derek Bradley (DisneyResearch|Studios) Paulo Gotardo (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Neural Frame Interpolation for Rendered Content

November 30, 2021
ACM SIGGRAPH Asia 2021

Karlis Martins Briedis (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Abdelaziz Djelouah (DisneyResearch|Studios) Mark Meyer (Pixar Animation Studios)Ian McGonigal (Industrial Light & Magic) Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Zurich) Christopher Schroers (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Deep Compositional Denoising for High-quality Monte Carlo Rendering

June 29, 2021
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (EGSR) 2021

Xianyao Zhang (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Marco Manzi (DisneyResearch|Studios) Thijs Vogels (EPFL) Henrik Dahlberg (Industrial Light & Magic) Markus Gross ((DisneyResearch|Studios)/ETH Zurich) Marios Papas (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Adaptive Convolutions for Structure-Aware Style Transfer

June 19, 2021
IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) 2021

Prashanth Chandran (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Gaspard Zoss (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Paulo Gotardo (DisneyResearch|Studios) Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Zurich) Derek Bradley (DisneyResearch|Studios)