Celebrating a Decade of Animation: Looking Back at LAIKA

  “Some might call it mad. Some might call it magic. We call it LAIKA.” On December 15, 2015, LAIKA officially celebrated ten years of cutting-edge, stop-motion films. A longtime SIGGRAPH conference supporter, LAIKA has shared its eccentric cinematic journey … Continued

Production Sessions at SIGGRAPH: Why We Love Them

Image credit: “The Book of Life” courtesy of Reel FX Creative Studios SIGGRAPH 2016 Production Sessions Chair Mikki Rose took a stroll down memory lane with former Production Session Chairs Roy Anthony, Jerome Solomon and future Chair Emily Hsu. They … 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

Comic Strip to Feature Film: Behind ‘The Peanuts Movie’

A team of over 500 people at Blue Sky Studios tirelessly worked to bring the classic Charles M. Schulz comic strip to life in its new, feature-length film: “The Peanuts Movie.” The day they made the big announcement that we were … 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 PRODUCTION SESSIONS FEATURE SUMMER BLOCKBUSTERS, OSCAR WINNER

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Building Blocks for “The Lego Movie” will be one of many popular Production Sessions at SIGGRAPH 2014. SIGGRAPH 2014 will offer presentations on more than 15 of the biggest current and upcoming studio productions, including “X-Men: Days of Future Past,” … Continued

Day 4 at SIGGRAPH 2013

Day 4 just flew by! Here’s a quick recap of all the incredible activities including Pixar teapots, contest give-aways, Production Sessions, Computer Animation Festival, Electronic Theater, Dailies, and SIGGRAPH “After Dark”, which featured outdoor viewings of “Toy Story” and “Jurassic … Continued

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