How Pixar's 'RenderMan' software revolutionized computer graphics

8:09 PM ET Tue, 22 Jan 2019

Pixar just celebrated the 30th anniversary of its RenderMan software, which has been the backbone of every one of its films, and core part of the visual effects industry. CNBC interviewed Ed Catmull, one of Pixar's founders, as well as other employees to get an inside look at the technology of RenderMan and what it takes to make an animated film.