Every film Pixar has produced has landed in the top fifty highest-grossing animated films of all time. What’s the secret behind this studio’s enormous success?
The answer–delivered to a packed college theater by Tony DeRose, a Pixar senior scientist–is math. Turns out there are formulas behind every step of Pixar’s creative process, from modeling to shading to lighting. Read more about the math behind family favorites such as Toy Story, The Incredibles, and Up.