RenderMan: Still ‘the man’ after 35 years

Mr. Incredible

Hollywood continues to rely on and celebrate this amazing tool.

Pixar has built a film dynasty with its unbelievable library of treasured animated feature films. However, behind the scenes, the studio has one of the industry’s most valued renderers, RenderMan, which made it possible to create all those amazing films. Other studios use the commercially available rendering technology for their projects as well. In fact, Pixar recently celebrated the 35th anniversary of RenderMan, and the renderer is as revered today as it was when it was first introduced, thanks to its team of developers who continue to ensure that their technology remains on the cutting edge. Over the years, RenderMan and the RenderMan team have been recognized for their consequential impact on the industry, with one such honor coming as recent as last month.

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