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

Semantic Deep Face Models

November 25, 2020
3D International Conference on 3D Vision (3DV) (2020)

Prashanth Chandran (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD), Derek Bradley (DisneyResearch|Studios), Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Zurich), Thabo Beeler (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Deep Deinterlacing

November 10, 2020
SMPTE Annual Technical Conference & Exhibition (2020)

Michael Bernasconi (DisneyResearch|Studios) Abdelaziz Djelouah (DisneyResearch|Studios) Sally Hattori (The Walt Disney Studios) Christopher Schroers (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Interactive Sculpting of Digital Faces Using an Anatomical Modeling Paradigm

July 6, 2020
Eurographics Symposium on Geometry Processing (2020)

Aurel Gruber (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint M.Sc.) Marco Fratarcangeli (Chalmers University of Technology/DisneyResearch|Studios) Gaspard Zoss (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Roman Cattaneo (DisneyResearch|Studios) Thabo Beeler (DisneyResearch|Studios) Markus Gross (Disney Research/ETH Zurich) Derek Bradley (DisneyResearch|Studios)

High-Resolution Neural Face Swapping for Visual Effects

June 29, 2020
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (2020)

Jacek Naruniec (DisneyResearch|Studios) Leonhard Helminger (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Christopher Schroers (DisneyResearch|Studios) Romann M. Weber (DisneyResearch|Studios)