Date of Award
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Digital Production Arts
Dr. Jerry Tessendorf, Committee Chair
Dr. Donald House
Dr. Timothy Davis
Conceptualizing, developing, and producing controllable effects is both a technically and artistically challenging endeavor. This paper explains the approach and final implementation of the teleportation effect seen in the short film, Misfit Mice. The concept was developed based on reference and specific intentions of the effect. The final implementation for the motion of the particles was created in two distinct steps: advection by a simulated fluid and attribute driven animation. Particle rendering was also driven by attributes. The methods and approach can be applied to the development of other effects and the final implementation has some potential for reuse.
Rizeakos, Alexander D., "Teleportation in Misfit Mice - Combining Simulation and Attribute-Driven Animation" (2016). All Theses. 2395.