Pixar’s Global Illumination system & the Uncanny valley

CGI Lighting goes up another notch – just watch the clip from Pixar’s “Blue Umbrella” short below:

Also, check out the stills from the original article to get an idea of how far we’ve come. You’d be hard pressed to believe that it’s not real – Director Saschka Unseld discusses Pixar, photorealism, and the making of ‘The Blue Umbrella’ | The Verge.

Uncanny Valley at its eeriest