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

Inside the Minds Behind ‘Inside Out’

“Inside Out” is the fifteenth feature film from Pixar Animation Studios and the third film by director Pete Docter. On Tuesday, 11 August 2015, a panel of the brilliant team behind the film came together to share with SIGGRAPH 2015 what … Continued

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

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