SIGGRAPH 2017 to Offer Two Exclusive Panels Hosted by the Academy

In partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, SIGGRAPH 2017 will present two unique educational opportunities for attendees to learn from the insider experts behind the scientific and technical awards as well as a recent Academy Award®-nominated … Continued

My Take on the Future of VR

photo by John Fujii © 2015 ACM SIGGRAPH As I sat down to write this, I reflected on a story I wrote exactly one year ago for the ACM SIGGRAPH blog and how the state of virtual reality (VR) has evolved … 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

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

Computer Graphics and SIGGRAPH Pioneer Jim Blinn

Photo courtesy of Waskul TV This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Jim Blinn is a pioneer in computer graphics and is known for his work with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory where he produced computer graphics animations for various … Continued

Meet Alain Chesnais

photo: Alain Chesnais (center) with LEGO Alain and friends This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Alain Chesnais is a long-time volunteer with SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH conferences. He was this year’s ACM SIGGRAPH’s Outstanding Service Award winner. You might  have … Continued

Dare to Do Mighty Things: Z. Nagin Cox at SIGGRAPH 2016

On day two of the SIGGRAPH 2016 conference, attendees — both physical and virtual — heard from Keynote and NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) Spacecraft Operations Engineer Z. Nagin Cox who shared stories from her interplanetary robotic missions, including that of … Continued

StudioXperience Broadcast Studio: Connecting You at SIGGRAPH 2016

The SIGGRAPH 2016 StudioXperience will connect you with a steady stream of innovators and key executives from industry-leading companies. This special attraction features an on-site Broadcast Studio, allowing attendees to see listen in, view, and – at times – participate in dialog … Continued

Meet SIGGRAPH 2016 Keynote Speaker: Z. Nagin Cox

SIGGRAPH is honored to have NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory (NASA JPL) Spacecraft Operations Engineer, Z. Nagin Cox, as our SIGGRAPH 2016 keynote speaker. Mirroring the 2016 theme of “Render the Possibilities,” Cox’s body of work and experience has no limits. … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2016 Technical Papers Preview

© 2016 Cornell University, Columbia University, and Stanford University The SIGGRAPH Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. The 2016 program includes both juried and curated content, and … Continued

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