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 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 Prepares for World Record Attempt

At 8 pm Sunday, 10 August, hundreds of computer graphics aficiandos will gather in West Building, Ballroom C-D of the Vancouver Convention Centre, open a mobile web app created by Conference Chair Dave Shreiner, and contribute pixels to the biggest … Continued

First-Time Attendee Guide to SIGGRAPH 2014

We’ve all been there …. staring overwhelmed at all the great SIGGRAPH content and trying to figure out how in the world to tackle it all. In fact, the SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference Chair Dave Shreiner was once a first-time attendee … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Demo Latest Real-Time Advancements

The SIGGRAPH 2014 Real-Time Live! program will present a 90-minute show of the most cutting-edge real-time work from the past year. Real-Time Live! is part of the Computer Animation Festival and is the premier showcase for the latest trends and … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 RELEASES EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES PREVIEW

SIGGRAPH 2014 has released its list of 2014 Emerging Technologies highlights to be featured at this year’s conference at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Out of almost 90 submissions to the program, 24 were accepted, with more than 20 pieces from … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 BRINGS INDIE GAME SHOWCASE TO VANCOUVER

SIGGRAPH 2014 has teamed up with Media Indie Exchange (The MIX) to bring the first-ever SIGGRAPH indie game showcase to its Exhibition, 12-14 August, at the Vancouver Convention Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.  SIGGRAPH is the premiere international conference on … Continued

Q&A with Side Effects Software’s Mark Elendt, SIGGRAPH Dailies Chair

What Motivated You to Come Back and Be the Chair Two Years In a Row? Mark Elendt Dailies is a very special program to me because it celebrates the artists who create computer graphics. As one of the only forums … Continued

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