Lighting Up The Smurfs' Enchanted Forest

Xinling Chen, Christopher Kulla, Lucas Miller, Alan Chen

Presented at Siggraph 2017


In "Smurfs: The Lost Village", the enchanted forest has millions of exotic plants of hundreds of different species that can emit light when in the shade. The animation crew revisited the way in which Katana creates lights to scale to huge light counts without compromising on the ability to fine tune the lighting.