How Google Made Its First VR Film, ‘Pearl’

SIGGRAPH 2016 may have come and gone, but as awards season continues, we cannot get enough of the details behind some of the most buzzed-about projects. Google’s “Pearl” from esteemed director Patrick Osbourne continues to make waves and it is … Continued

Meet Emerging Technologies Chair Jeremy Kenisky

Jeremy Kenisky is the Emerging Technologies Chair for SIGGRAPH 2017. We recently sat down with him to discuss his vision for the upcoming experience as well as the type of projects he hopes will be shared during the call for submissions. … Continued

LAIKA’s Steve Emerson Talks Career and ‘Kubo’

Awards buzz is brewing and “Kubo and the Two Strings” has now grossed nearly $70 million worldwide. What was the production process for the film like? Peak into the mind of VFX Supervisor Steve Emerson, who recently sat down with us … Continued

SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 – A Recap

SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 successfully concluded its ninth edition, which brought together some of the biggest names and organizations in the computer graphics and interactive techniques industry. Held from 5 to 8 December 2016 at The Venetian Macao, Asia’s premier graphics, … Continued

Meet SIGGRAPH 2017 Studio Chair Brittany Ransom

Brittany Ransom is the SIGGRAPH 2017 Studio Chair and an artist and professor currently living in Long Beach, California. She sat down with SIGGRAPH recently to talk about the Studio and the projects she hopes will be shared during the call … Continued

Jury’s Choice: The Making of ‘Cosmos Laundromat’

© Blender Foundation | gooseberry.blender.org SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation Festival Jury’s Choice winner “Cosmos Laundromat – First Cycle” — originally code-named “Project Gooseberry” by its Blender team — is one of the most unique projects the festival has seen. Why? … Continued

Meet SIGGRAPH 2017 Art Papers Chair Ruth West

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Ruth West is both artist and researcher. Her background spans new media, design, virtual and augmented reality, molecular genetics, psychology, participatory mobile and social technologies, and data visualization and sonification. Her work envisions a future in which art and science integration … Continued

Google and Facebook at SIGGRAPH Asia 2016

Photos: Brian Cabral, Director of Engineering at Facebook (l); Paul Debevec, Senior Staff Engineer at Google VR (r) SIGGRAPH Asia 2016 promises to be a thrilling experience for attendees, who will witness the latest advancements in hardware, software and services … Continued

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