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

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)

Lossy Image Compression with Normalizing Flows

May 8, 2021
Neural Compression Workshop @ ICLR (2021)

Leonhard Helminger (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint PhD) Abdelaziz Djelouah (DisneyResearch|Studios) Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Zurich) Christopher Schroers (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Robust Image Denoising using Kernel Predicting Networks

May 3, 2021
Eurographics 2021

Zhilin Cai (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint M.Sc.) Yang Zhang (DisneyResearch|Studios) Marco Manzi (DisneyResearch|Studios) Cengiz Oztireli (DisneyResearch|Studios) Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Zurich) Tunc Aydin (DisneyResearch|Studios)

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)