Christopher H. Perry

Also Known As:

  • Chris Perry

Most Recent Affiliation(s):

  • Hampshire College

Other / Past Affiliation(s):

  • Pixar
  • Rhythm & Hues Studios


  • United States of America


  • SIGGRAPH 2003

    Chris Perry [moderator] is a visiting assistant professor of Computer Science and Media Arts at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. He is on leave from Pixar Animation Studios where he has worked as both a technical director and software engineer. Prior to Pixar, Perry was employed by Rhythm & Hues Studios in Los Angeles. He holds an MS in Media Arts and Sciences from the MIT Media Lab. His previous contributions to SIGGRAPH include “Synthesizing Flames and Their Spreading” (sketch, 1994) and “Vision-Based Modeling for Production-Quality Integration of Photographic Imagery and 3D Graphics” (sketch, 1996).

    Perry taught a group-based animation course for advanced students at Hampshire in the Fall of 2002. Sixteen students collaborated to produce the four-minute short Displacement with Perry acting as director. Displacement was produced as a true film: It was animated at 24fps, rendered at high resolution, and recorded to 35mm.

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