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

SIGGRAPH 2014 Announce Computer Animation Festival Winners

Jerome Solomon SIGGRAPH 2014 is pleased to announce the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others. More than 100 pieces will be … Continued

Q&A With SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Chair Thierry Frey

“Physical Painting With a Digital Paintbrush” First off, how many submissions did you get this year and how many were accepted? We received almost 90 submissions and accepted 24. We also have an additional two curated pieces. One of these received … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Host Panel and Screening of “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

At SIGGRAPH 2014, DreamWorks Animation presents a behind-the-scenes discussion on the feature animated film, “How To Train Your Dragon 2” (June 2014). Writer/Director Dean DeBlois charts the nuanced filmmaking necessary to fully realize this next adventure in the secret and … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Technical Papers Data & Statistics

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Computational Design of Linkage-Based Characters This year, the Technical Papers program received a total of 505 completed submissions! After committee review, 127 of them have been accepted, accounting for a 25% acceptance rate. In addition, 46 papers, published in ACM … Continued

Q&A with SIGGRAPH 2014 Chair Dave Shreiner

In 2014, SIGGRAPH returns to Vancouver, British Columbia Briefly describe your past experience as a SIGGRAPH volunteer and what motivated you to serve as the SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference Chair. I’ve been a long-time contributor to the SIGGRAPH Courses program – … Continued

A Q&A with the SIGGRAPH 2014 Computer Animation Festival Chair Jerome Solomon

Jerome Solomon Editor’s note:  When not volunteering or being a great dad, Jerome Solomon serves as Academic Dean and Director of Game Design & Development at Cogswell Polytechnical College in Sunnyvale, CA. What can we expect from the 2014 Computer … Continued

Past SIGGRAPH Technical Papers Presenters Recognized by the Academy

Paul Debevec The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced its scientific and technical achievements award recipients who will be honored at its annual Scientific and Technical Awards Presentation this year.  According to Paul Debevec, Vice-President of ACM SIGGRAPH … Continued

SIGGRAPH Launches Free Program Offering Educational Videos to Computer Graphics Community

SIGGRAPH University provides a sampling of the content from the annual SIGGRAPH conference. The videos are available to the public at no cost through the ACM SIGGRAPH YouTube channel. All who watch the videos are encouraged to continue the educational … Continued

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