Star Wars: A Look Back with ILM Veteran Jeff Light

Photo credit / source: www.movpins.com It had been a long time since the last Star Wars movie when George Lucas came back to Industrial Light & Magic (ILM). He came back after “Jurassic Park” showed him what could be done in … 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

Spend a Week at SIGGRAPH Student Program

One of the core components of ACM SIGGRAPH is its first-class educational support. The community accomplishes this through a variety of avenues.  Today we are exploring the Spend a Week at SIGGRAPH Student Program, which focuses on underrepresented groups who … Continued

What to Expect at SIGGRAPH 2015

SIGGRAPH 2015 is fast approaching and we want you to be ready, so we sat down with Conference Chair Marc J. Barr to learn what has inspired the planning process for what promises to be a true “Xroads” for technological … Continued

5 Tips for Innovators from Not Impossible’s Elliot Kotek

It’s been close to a year since SIGGRAPH 2014 attendees heard an inspirational keynote address from Not Impossible Labs Co-founder Elliot Kotek. Kotek and his team are proof that a lot can happen in the span of one year, including … Continued

Academy Sci-Tech Awards: The SIGGRAPH Connection

From the facial animation heralded in “Benjamin Button,” to the destruction of cities in “Transformers,” and the sculptural artistry of the characters in “Pacific Rim” and the “Avengers,” much of the effects on screen are computer generated — and this … Continued

‘Feast’worthy Tips for Creative Thinkers

Image Credit: Feast © 2014 Disney After keeping it a secret for so long, Oscar-winning Director Patrick Osborne and VFX Supervisor Josh Staub of Walt Disney Animation Studios visited us at SIGGRAPH 2014 to talk “Feast,” both as a Computer … Continued

ACM SIGGRAPH Selects 2018 Conference Chair

ACM SIGGRAPH announced the selection of Roy C. Anthony, Research & Innovation with Christie, as the SIGGRAPH 2018 Conference Chair. Anthony, who chaired the Production Sessions at SIGGRAPH 2014 in Vancouver this past August, has been an active member and … Continued

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