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

Machine Learning

Probabilistic modeling & deep learning.

Visual Computing

Computer Graphics and Computer Vision.

Latest Publications

Controllable Inversion of Black-Box Face Recognition Models via Diffusion

October 2, 2023, Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures 2023

Manuel Kansy (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD)
Anton Rael  (ETH Zurich)
Graziana Mignone (DisneyResearch|Studios)
Jacek Naruniec (DisneyResearch|Studios)
Christopher Schroers (DisneyResearch|Studios)
Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios /ETH Zurich)
Romann M. Weber (DisneyResearch|Studios)

ReNeRF: Relightable Neural Radiance Fields with Nearfield Lighting

October 2, 2023
International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV) (2023)

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

Kernel-Based Frame Interpolation for Spatio-Temporally Adaptive Rendering

July 23, 2023, ACM Siggraph 2023

Karlis Martins Briedis (DisneyResearch|Studios / ETH Zürich), Abdelaziz Djelouah (DisneyResearch|Studios), Raphaël Ortiz (DisneyResearch|Studios), Mark Meyer (Pixar Animation Studios)
Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios / ETH Zürich), Christopher Schroers (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Graph-Based Synthesis for Skin Micro Wrinkles

July 3, 2023
Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing (2023)

Sebastian Weiss (DisneyResearch|Studios) Jonathan Moulin (Industrial Light & Magic) Prashanth Chandran (DisneyResearch|Studios) Gaspard Zoss (DisneyResearch|Studios) Paulo Gotardo (DisneyResearch|Studios) Derek Bradley(DisneyResearch|Studios)

Deep Compositional Denoising on Frame Sequences

June 26, 2023,
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (EGSR)

Xianyao Zhang (DisneyResearch|Studios / ETH Zürich), Gerhard Röthlin (DisneyResearch|Studios), Marco Manzi (DisneyResearch|Studios), Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios / ETH Zürich), Marios Papas DisneyResearch|Studios)