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

Behind ‘Borrowed Time’

This summer, the 43rd annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival awarded the animated short “Borrowed Time” its prestigious “Best of Show” award. As the end-of-year awards season approaches, our team sat down with the film’s directors to learn more about their filmmaking … Continued

Meet SIGGRAPH 2017 Courses Chair Mark Elendt

This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Mark Elendt is a long-time volunteer with ACM SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH conferences and is the 2017 SIGGRAPH Courses Chair. He has been been a developer at Side Effects Software for over … Continued

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