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TRON

  • All
  • pioneer
  • animation
  • Tron
  • WestWorld
  • FutureWorld
  • software engineer
  • co-founder
  • production
  • visual effects
  • Directed by Steven Lisberger with CG effects and animation by 4 companies : Digital Effects, Robert Abel and Associates, Magi/Synthavision and Triple-I.

  • To relate an interesting perspective on the mind set of the time, in New York for the premier of Tron were all the computer graphics people who contributed to the film. From MAGI, Triple-I, Abel and Digital Effects all sitting around a table at Sardies. The topic of conversation soon center on the fact that the "entire CG business was sitting right here" and "had anyone heard about some company trying to break in to the CG business in California? ...

  • Who's 'PDI' ??

    To relate an interesting perspective on the mind set of the time, in New York for the premier of Tron were all the computer graphics people who contributed to the film. From MAGI, Triple-I, Abel and Digital Effects all sitting around a table at Sardies. The topic of conversation soon center on the fact that the "entire CG business was sitting right here" and "had anyone heard about some company trying to break in to the CG business in California? They are going to call it Pacific Data Images or something like that .. and how do they expect to get into such an established business as ours? It'll never be successful.