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

Art Papers Chair Victoria Szabo Shares What Makes the Program and SIGGRAPH Special

SIGGRAPH 2015 Art Papers Chair Victoria Szabo explains the important role of artists and draws attention to what this unique program offers the community at large. Reminder: Art Papers submissions are due 22:00 UTC/GMT, 27 January 2015. What is your … Continued

SIGGRAPH Keynote Speaker Joi Ito on the Intersections of Creativity

SIGGRAPH is honored to have MIT Media Lab Director (and TED speaker) Joichi “Joi” Ito as our SIGGRAPH 2015 keynote speaker. Mirroring the 2015 theme of “Xroads of Discovery,” Mr. Ito’s body of work and experience spans the science, academic … Continued

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