"taking Disney from film to digital cinema using CGI technology," has left an indelible mark on the world of digital animation. He was 55 and died from undisclosed causes.
While working for Disney Feature Animation, Lambert conceived a strategy
for replacing cell animation with CGI production. He worked with Pixar
to develop a digital production system that earned Disney an Academy
Award for Scientific and Technical Achievement. He held over 30 patents in the digital technology field.
Our thought are with his family and friends.
Sources: Huffington Post and LA Times