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

Speaking with Yoshifumi Kitamura, SIGGRAPH Asia Conference Chair

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With a little more than a week to SIGGRAPH Asia 2015, we sat down with Conference Chair Yoshifumi Kitamura for some insights into the conference and his connection with the industry. SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 (SA2015): As Conference Chair for SIGGRAPH Asia … Continued

Behind-the-Scenes: SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Computer Animation Festival

Image credit: © Digic Pictures, CD PROJECKTS. A. SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Computer Animation Festival (CAF) Director Jinny H.J. Choo shares her thoughts on the future of the industry and what you can expect at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 CAF. SIGGRAPH … Continued

Digital Maps of the Future: Carto BOF at SIGGRAPH 2015

Image: Projected detailed visualization of a digital atlas created by Theresa-Marie Rhyne, 2015. Courtesy Theresa-Marie Rhyne Today, we often use step-by-step navigation software like Global Positioning Systems (GPS), instructions from web sites like Map Quest, or our Map Apps on smart … Continued

Noteworthy News You May Have Missed from SIGGRAPH 2015

Amid all of the education, demonstrations, and networking at SIGGRAPH 2015, chances are you missed something worth discovering. Not to worry! SIGGRAPH 2015 received plenty of media attention and we’ve rounded up of some of the most noteworthy news items … Continued

That’s a Wrap – Highlights from SIGGRAPH 2015

The collaboration between the graphics, art and technologies always brings out the new, the exciting and the inspired. At SIGGRAPH 2015, various disciplines and interests intersected at the “Xroads of Discovery.” Throughout the year, the conference and program chairs worked … Continued

Up Close with SIGGRAPH 2015 VR Village Contributors

image: Cardboard Car Crash, Vincent McCurley, National Film Board of Canada Vincent McCurley, National Film Board of Canada We had an opportunity to connect with these contributors to the new VR Village at SIGGRAPH 2015: Vincent McCurley, National Film Board of … Continued

The VR Village at SIGGRAPH 2015

Image credit: Earth Encounter – Brandon Laatsch,Stress Level Zero and Miles Perkins, Jaunt Inc. The VR Village is a new program being introduced at SIGGRAPH 2015, co-chaired by myself and Denise Quesnel from the Emily Carr University of Art + … Continued

Trailer Spotlight: Real-Time Live! and Studio

Image: “A Boy and His Kite” Gavin Moran and Nick Penwarden, Epic Games SIGGRAPH 2015 is just days away and we have two final trailers to share before the best and brightest in computer graphics and interactive techniques converge 9-13, … Continued

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