How Movie Makers Use Science to Make Magic

From the muscle-bound dad in The Incredibles, to the dinosaurs running wild in Jurassic Park, to Brad Pitt aging backward as Benjamin Button, Ira Flatow and guests look at the evolving technology used to create characters and visual effects on the silver screen.

Segment Guests

Tony DeRose

Tony DeRose is a Senior Scientist and Lead of the Research Group at Pixar Animation Studios. He is based in Emeryville, California.

Steve Sullivan

Steve Sullivan is a Senior Technology Officer at Industrial Light and Magic. He is based in San Francisco, California.

Craig Barron

Craig Barron is the Co-founder and Visual Effects Supervisor of Matte World Digital. He is based in Novato, California.