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

Automatic Feature Selection for Denoising Volumetric Renderings

April 7, 2022
Eurographics Symposium on Rendering (EGSR) (2022)

Xianyao Zhang (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint Ph.D.) Melvin Ott (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Joint M.Sc.) Marco Manzi (DisneyResearch|Studios) Markus Gross (DisneyResearch|Studios/ETH Zurich) Marios Papas (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Training a Deep Remastering Model

July 24, 2022
ACM SIGGRAPH 2022

Abdelaziz Djelouah (DisneyResearch|Studios) Sally Hattori (The Walt Disney Company) Andrew J. Wahlquist (The Walt Disney Company) Christopher Schroers (DisneyResearch|Studios)

Facial Hair Tracking for High Fidelity Performance Capture

July 24, 2022
ACM SIGGRAPH 2022

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