37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

The Science of Pixar


Dr. Tony DeRose, Senior Scientist and Lead of the Research Group at Pixar Animation Studios will present a master class on physical simulation and the mathematics of surface modeling that he has developed for Pixar. In addition to his advanced work in computer animation, DeRose is an inspiring educator who has undertaken a number of initiatives to make math, science, and engineering available to wide audience. Masterclass lead by Tony DeRose (Pixar Animation Studios), with Earl Mark (UVA) and Sara Maloni (UVA)

Supported by the Department of Mathematics and the School of Architecture

This is a free, unticketed event. Please arrive 15 to 30 minutes before the listed start time to find a seat.


Thursday, November 9


3:30 PM


UVA : Newcomb Hall Theater

Film Info

Runtime: 90 min.