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How Benjamin Button got his face: Ed Ulbrich on TED.com

Posted by: Emily McManus

In the latest release from TED2009, Ed Ulbrich, the digital-effects guru from Digital Domain, explains the Oscar-winning technology that allowed his team to digitally create older versions of Brad Pitt’s face for “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button.” (Recorded in February 2009 in Long Beach, California. Duration: 18:08.)

Watch Ed Ulbrich’s talk from TED2009 on TED.com, where you can download this TEDTalk, rate it, comment on it and find other talks and performances from our archive of 385+ TEDTalks — including more talks about storytelling.

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