VFX Awards


ILM PhysBAM Destruction System

ILM PhysBAM Destruction System

Awarded: 2014

To Brice Criswell and Ron Fedkiw for the development of the ILM PhysBAM Destruction System.

This system incorporates innovative research on many algorithms that provide accurate methods for resolving contact, collision, and stacking into a mature, robust, and extensible production toolset. The PhysBAM Destruction System was one of the earliest toolsets capable of depicting large-scale destruction with a high degree of design control.

Academy Award® Winner

Technical Achievement

Brice Criswell

Ron Fedkiw