Scott Miller (DreamWorks Animation)
Persistent Memory in Feature Animation Production
Feature Animated films require hundreds of artists, thousands of assets, millions of files and 150 Million CPU hours. How might Persistent Memory alter the way these films are created? This talk will describe the production process and the resources required to create a feature film, and discuss current and proposed projects involving Persistent Memory and the effect on the Artists.
Scott Miller is currently a Technology Fellow at DreamWorks Feature Animation, where he is involved in both Daily Operation and long-term strategy for High-Performance Computing, High-Performance Storage and Networking used in the computational visualization required for Computer Generated Animated Films. Mr. Miller has been with DreamWorks Animation since 1999, and has credits on more than 35 films, most recently “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”.