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That's also a case where the tech came a while after the story. Our early snow tests on Frozen looked pretty terrible until the MPM simulator [1] came online later.

[1] https://www.disneyanimation.com/technology/innovations/matte...

Did the MPM simulator get used in practice for Frozen? I talked to a few sim TDs (or whatever the equivalent Disney title is) and they said it was too slow at the start for practical use!

Hair in computer animation is still so bad, I'm surprised you don't see the animators lobbying hard for all stories to be set in Wakanda.

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