SWXS: The Path to Paradise
The video backdrop here is a rough cut of my short film of a road trip across the American Southwest.
Professor of Computing
Kenny is full professor at Edinburgh Napier University in the Institute of Informatics and Digital Innovation
Research Head
Kenny is Senior Research Scientist at Disney Research Edinburgh, The Walt Disney Company Ltd

Short Bio

Kenny Mitchell BSc (Hons), MSc, PhD, is an Imagineer and research lead providing commercial technology solutions to the Walt Disney Company Ltd. He is located in the beautiful city of Edinburgh, Scotland leading an outpost of Disney Research's Zurich lab. Over the past 15 years he has shipped games using high-end graphics technologies including voxels, volumetric light scattering, motion blur and curved surfaces. His PhD introduced the use of real-time 3D for information visualization on consumer hardware, including a novel recursive perspective projection technique. In between contributing to the technically acclaimed racing game Split Second, Spielberg's Boom Blox (BAFTA award winner), and the Harry Potter franchise games he is involved in developing new intellectual properties. His work includes collaboration with Disney Interactive Studios, Pixar Research, Disney Research Pittsburgh, Feature Animation, Consumer Products, ESPN, Lucasfilm, and Imagineering, and many successful funded University collaborations. He is the most senior Disney research representative in the UK.

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