Vol Libre

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Title

Vol Libre

Subject

A very early example of 3D graphics.

Description

The first short film that uses fractals to generate 3D graphics. Created by Loren Carpenter of Boeing in 1980, the short film represented a revolution in imaging software, and Carpenter would go on to work for Lucasfilm ILM and later Pixar.

Creator

Loren Carpenter

Source

Arbor Video. 2015. John Lewis & Loren Carpenter - Vol Libre. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSC5-rWKvEY.

Publisher

SIGGRAPH 1980

Date

1980

Type

Short FIlm

Collection

Citation

Loren Carpenter, “Vol Libre,” Technology of the 1980s, accessed February 5, 2023, https://1980stechexploration.omeka.net/items/show/21.