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Pixar Pioneers Win Computer Industry’s $1 Million Turing Prize for CGI Breakthroughs

Pixar Pioneers Win Computer Industry’s $1 Million Turing Prize for CGI Breakthroughs

Two of Pixar Animation Studios’ earliest employees, Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan, have won the computer industry’s prestigious Turing Prize for their contributions to 3D graphics and CGI filmmaking.
Pixar CG pioneers Pat Hanrahan and Edwin Catmull share $1M Turing Award

Pixar CG pioneers Pat Hanrahan and Edwin Catmull share $1M Turing Award

The 2019 Turing Award, one of the highest honors in computing, was today awarded to Pat Hanrahan and Ed Catmull, founding members of Pixar who helped shape the future of computer graphics. The two
Pixar Pioneers Win $1 Million Turing Award

Pixar Pioneers Win $1 Million Turing Award

Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan created computer techniques that remade animation, special effects, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Pixar Pioneers Win $1 Million Turing Award

Pixar Pioneers Win $1 Million Turing Award

Ed Catmull and Pat Hanrahan created computer techniques that remade animation, special effects, virtual reality and artificial intelligence.
Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards Honor Motion Graphics, Facial Capture Technology, Adobe

Academy’s Sci-Tech Awards Honor Motion Graphics, Facial Capture Technology, Adobe

Ahead of this year’s hostless Oscars, the Motion Picture Academy’s Scientific and Technical Awards, held Saturday night, proved it was possible to have an uncontroversial, enjoyable ceremony…complete
The quiet power of reading with your coworkers

The quiet power of reading with your coworkers

The tech accelerator Y Combinator is known for producing forward-thinking companies like Airbnb and Dropbox, so when I sat down with a small group of…

Pixar co-founder, ex-Lucasfilm leader Ed Catmull retiring

A titan of the animated film universe is stepping down. Ed Catmull, co-founder of Pixar and longtime animation innovator, announced his plans to retire and transition to an advisory role with the
Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull to Retire

Pixar Co-Founder Ed Catmull to Retire

Ed Catmull, a longtime leader at Pixar and Walt Disney Animation, has announced plans to retire. Pixar president Jim Morris and Walt Disney Animation Studios president Andrew Millstein will continue

Today in Apple history: Steve Jobs prepares to take Pixar public

October 11, 1995: Steve Jobs files the paperwork to float Pixar Animation Studios on the stock market. A turning point in Jobs’ life, the Pixar initial public offering turns him into a billionaire.