The abstract for our SIGGRAPH 99 Animation Sketch, which
describes the story and techniques used in Fiat Lux.
(Adobe acrobat PDF, 418KB)
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sketch in normal HTML.
The image-based lighting and rendering techniques used in the film are described
in the following paper:
Paul Debevec. Rendering Synthetic Objects into Real Scenes: Bridging
Traditional and Image-Based Graphics with Global Illumination and
Dynamic Range Photography. In SIGGRAPH 98, July 1998.
Available at http://www.debevec.org/Research/IBL
Here is a brief history of the research
leading up the the creation of this animation.
Paul E. Debevec / email@example.com