SIGGRAPH 2014 Highlights from Vancouver

VANCOUVER, British Columbia – SIGGRAPH 2014 returned to Vancouver, Canada, for its 41st conference and exhibition. From 10-14 August, 14,045 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from 50 U.S. states and 75 countries gathered to … Continued

Q&A: DreamWorks Animation Experts Talk ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

SIGGRAPH 2014 sat down after DreamWorks Animation Presents: The Growth of “How To Train Your Dragon 2” for a quick Q&A with panelists on their process. Q: Which part of the animation process on How To Train Your Dragon 2 … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Media Tour

SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Chair Thierry Frey (center in lavender shirt) takes you on a tour of this year’s advancements in several fields – from displays and virtual reality technology to haptics and robotics, as well as innovations that apply … Continued

Brazilian Paulo Henrique Machado Attends SIGGRAPH 2014 Via Telepresence

Paulo Henrique Machado has lived in a room at Clinicas hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil since he was an infant. As a baby, he suffered paralysis brought on by polio, and is confined to bed and hooked to an artificial … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Chair Dave Shreiner’s CGW Interview!

Tell us about yourself on a personal level. I grew up in a technology-isolated backwater in central Pennsylvania, where computers weren’t particularly available.  I became interested in computer graphics as a wee lad when I encountered a 2D-vector motorcycle jumping … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Welcome Letter from Premier of British Columbia

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SIGGRAPH 2014 received the following welcome letter from Christy Clark, Premier of British Columbia. Dear SIGGRAPH Attendees: On behalf of the Province of British Columbia, it is my pleasure to welcome everyone attending the 2014 SIGGRAPH conference in Vancouver. Our … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Announces Evening Double Feature During Conference Week:

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“How to Train Your Dragon 2” + newly added screening of the Electronic Theater Based on a spike in demand for seeing the Electronic Theater during the conference week, SIGGRAPH has just added a 3rd night in hopes of allowing everyone an … Continued

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