Craig Reynolds

Updated: 09/15/2017 by Computer Hope
Craig Reynolds

Name: Craig W. Reynolds

Born: March 15, 1953

Computer-related contributions

  • Artificial life and computer graphics expert, who created the Boids artificial life simulation in 1986.
  • Worked on the film Tron (1982) as a scene programmer, and on Batman Returns (1992) as part of the video image crew.

Significant publications

  • OpenSteer library.

Honors and awards

  • Won the 1998 Academy Scientific and Technical Award in recognition of "his pioneering contributions to the development of three-dimensional computer animation for motion picture production.