Art / ACCAD Alum Wins Oscar for Technical Achievement

January 17, 2018
Oscar

OSU Alumnus, Matthew Derksen (MFA Art, 2004) was awarded an Oscar in Technical Achievement by the Academy Awards. Matt and 2 colleagues from Rhythm and Hues received the award for implementation of the Rhythm & Hues Construction Kit rigging system. This toolset provides a novel approach to character rigging that features topological independence, continuously editable rigs and deformation workflows with shape-preserving surface relaxation, enabling fifteen years of improvements to production efficiency and animation quality. See full article.