Building San Fransokyo: Creating the World of Disney’s "Big Hero 6"

Production Sessions

Building San Fransokyo: Creating the World of Disney’s "Big Hero 6"

Monday, 10 August 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM | Los Angeles Convention Center, West Hall B

“Art challenges technology, technology inspires art.” (John Lasseter)

This was especially true while making Walt Disney Animation Studios' 2014 film “Big Hero 6”. In this session, the filmmakers explain creation of the rich and vibrant metropolis of San Fransokyo. From art direction to final frames, the talents of the whole team as well as new approaches to rendering were required to bring the dynamic and detailed world of “Big Hero 6” to life.

Hank Driskill, Technical Supervisor
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Larry Wu, Environment CG Supervisor
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Adolph Lusinsky, Director of Cinematography, Lighting
Walt Disney Animation Studios

Sean D. Jenkins, Technical Supervisor for Disney’s Hyperion Renderer
Walt Disney Animation Studios