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Watch Prof. Kivolowitz’s interview about SilhouetteFX’s Academy Award on Today’s TMJ4 TONIGHT

February 11, 2019

Prof. Perry Kivolowitz interviewed by Today's TMJ4Prof. Perry Kivolowitz interviewed by Today's TMJ4Tune into Today’s TMJ4’s evening broadcast between 4 and 6:30 p.m. tonight to see computer science professor Perry Kivolowitz talk about SilhouetteFX’s recent Academy Award. 

Prof. Kivolowitz co-wrote the visual effects software SilhouetteFX, which received its Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scientific and Technical Achievement Award this past weekend.

According to the Academy, “Silhouette provides a comprehensive solution for painting, rotoscoping, and image manipulation of high-resolution image sequences. Its fast, scalable, and extensible architecture has resulted in wide adoption in motion picture post-production.”

The award names two of Prof. Kivolowitz’s partners, lead programmer Paul Miller and lead designer Marco Paolini. A recipient of a Scientific and Technical Achievement Award in 1996 for the invention of shape-driven warping and morphing, Prof. Kivolowitz is proud that software, to which he has contributed for 14 years, has been honored in this way.