Flags and Waves (1986)

Flags and Waves (1986)


First сloth simulation, advanced CGI water animation, first motion shading


1) This was produced as an animation test for motion shading, and lighting of things like water rippling to make it believable. It was later screened at the 1986 SIGGRAPH.

2) The first flag shown is a flag version of the famous SMPTE color bars.

3) First CGI water animation was in Carla's Island (1981).

4) Directed by Bill Reeves and Alain Fournier.