Animal Logic


Millions of Bricks: Rigging, Animation, Render


Jens Jebens
Simon Bull
Aloys Baillet
Oliver Dunn

Animal Logic is literally pushing the boundaries of possibility when managing the number of CG bricks for the recent slate of LEGO movies. If one were to build (The LEGO Batman Movie) Gotham City from real LEGO bricks, it would cover an area larger than 6 football fields. A series of new tools was developed to manage this significant increase in complexity and scale. Building upon well-established rigging and environment construction principles, with a focus on scalability, instancing and lightweight scene representations, Animal Logic sought unique ways to give all departments new and powerful ways to interact with complexity.

Read the full Millions of Bricks: Rigging, Animation, Render paper here!