This is the Narrative: Games at the Crossroads of Art and Tech

Image credit: “The Order: 1886” courtesy of Ready at Dawn SIGGRAPH 2016 Games Committee Member Juan Miguel de Joya shares his perspective on the hottest trends in games and the future of game development. To catch up with him and fellow … Continued

5 Tips for Creating a Winning Character Design

This year, the “Spirit of SIGGRAPH” is in your hands. SIGGRAPH 2016 has invited artists and innovators to create a character design that embodies the synergy of the conference and reflects the energetic and inventive spirit present in the fields of … Continued

Inside the Minds Behind ‘Inside Out’

“Inside Out” is the fifteenth feature film from Pixar Animation Studios and the third film by director Pete Docter. On Tuesday, 11 August 2015, a panel of the brilliant team behind the film came together to share with SIGGRAPH 2015 what … Continued

Celebrating a Decade of Animation: Looking Back at LAIKA

  “Some might call it mad. Some might call it magic. We call it LAIKA.” On December 15, 2015, LAIKA officially celebrated ten years of cutting-edge, stop-motion films. A longtime SIGGRAPH conference supporter, LAIKA has shared its eccentric cinematic journey … Continued

Production Sessions at SIGGRAPH: Why We Love Them

Image credit: “The Book of Life” courtesy of Reel FX Creative Studios SIGGRAPH 2016 Production Sessions Chair Mikki Rose took a stroll down memory lane with former Production Session Chairs Roy Anthony, Jerome Solomon and future Chair Emily Hsu. They … Continued

Netflix & Binge: 10 Titles to Spark Creativity this Holiday

The holidays are upon us which means … MORE TIME AT HOME. If you plan to relax this holiday season with a blanket and some Netflix, we support you. And, we have a few suggestions for artistic masterpieces that, if … Continued

Are Computer Graphics Always the Answer?

Photo credit: Industrial Light & Magic workers stage the Battle of Hoth for “Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.” Courtesy of ILM This post was originally published on the ACM SIGGRAPH News blog in January 2015. With the … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2016: Contribute Your Content

SIGGRAPH has always celebrated the synergy of art, science, and technology through a passion for graphics, interactivity, enhanced realities, games, mobile, robotics, visualization, and any other area where creative convergences occur. For more than 40 years, our conference has nurtured … Continued

Balance and Harmony: Recapping SIGGRAPH Asia 2015

The Kobe Convention Center was bustling with activity as it played host to Asia’s premier graphics, animation, art and technology event. Held from 2 to 5 November 2015, the 8th ACM SIGGRAPH Asia Conference and Exhibition brought together over 7,000 … Continued

Comic Strip to Feature Film: Behind ‘The Peanuts Movie’

A team of over 500 people at Blue Sky Studios tirelessly worked to bring the classic Charles M. Schulz comic strip to life in its new, feature-length film: “The Peanuts Movie.” The day they made the big announcement that we were … Continued

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