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"Big Hero 6": Into the Portal

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D. Hutchins, O. Riley, J. Erickson, A. Stomakhin, R. Habel, M. Kaschalk. "Big Hero 6": Into the Portal. ACM SIGGRAPH 2015 (Talks).



In the climactic sequence of Big Hero 6, Hiro pilots his robot Baymax into the out-of-control teleportation device which has just destroyed the Krei-tech corporation campus. Once we pass through the portal, our challenge was to visualize a gap between the folds of spacetime fabric we imagined a realm of fractal forms inspired partly by theories of spacetime structure found in an approach to quantum gravity known as causal dynamical triangulation.