Amazing Early Computer Animation from 1979, “The Compleat Angler”

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This brilliant piece of early computer animation was made by Turner Whitted back in the late seventies at Bell Labs in Holmdel, NJ. Whitted is a trailblazer in the field and was the first to apply the concept of ray-tracing to global illumination in computer graphics. The results are very impressive.

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