Friday Flashback #216


Jumanji’s Amazing Animals (Computer Graphics World, 1 Jan 1996)
ILM used SOFTIMAGE|3D to animate a CG elephant walking step by step over a crushed car.
jumanji

In one memorable shot in the stampede sequence, a CG elephant walks up and over a car, crunching the car underfoot. For this sequence, the ‘run cycles were abandoned in favor of hand animation.

elephant

Here’s the complete article (PDF, 7.4MB). The quality of photocopies back in 1996 was pretty bad.

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