SIGGRAPH 2013 Highlights from Anaheim

Anaheim marked the 40th annual SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition. SIGGRAPH 2013, the world’s premier conference on computer graphics and interactive techniques, celebrated its 40th anniversary by welcoming 17,162 artists, research scientists, gaming experts and developers, filmmakers, students, and academics from … 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

Pixar Teapots at SIGGRAPH 2013

The Pixar walking teapots have been distributed at SIGGRAPH for 10 years. This popular tradition of the conference has attendees lining up early to collect one of only 1,000 teapots that are each of the three days of the SIGGRAPH … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2013 Computer Animation Festival Releases Statistics Prior to Open

SIGGRAPH 2013 Computer Animation Festival recently released interesting statistics about this year’s new batch of amazing films. The Festival is recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as a qualifying festival. Since 1999, several works originally presented … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2012 Emerging Technologies Highlight Tour

Join SIGGRAPH 2012 Emerging Technologies Chair Preston Smith from the Laureate Institute for Brain Research as he leads a brief tour of this popular, interactive technology area that features 26 cutting-edge exhibits.

ACM SIGGRAPH Announces 2012 Award Honorees

ACM SIGGRAPH is excited to announce its 2012 award recipients: Greg Turk, Computer Graphics Achievement Award; Karen Liu, Significant New Researcher; Jean-Pierre Hébert, Lifetime Achievement in Digital Art; and David Kasik, Outstanding Service Award. The awards will be presented during … Continued

SIGGRAPH Unveils 2012 Art Gallery: In Search of the Miraculous

SIGGRAPH 2012 Art Gallery: In Search of the Miraculous presents exceptional digital and technologically mediated artworks that explore the existence of wonderment, mystery, and awe in today’s world of mediating technologies and abundant data. Of the nearly 400 submissions, 12 … Continued

Hébert Wins SIGGRAPH Lifetime Achievement Award in Digital Art

The 2012 ACM SIGGRAPH Lifetime Achievement Award in Digital Art is awarded to Jean-Pierre Hébert for his pioneering achievements in creating art through computer programming. At the core of his work are algorithms that generate drawings on paper as well … Continued

Conference Chair Previews SIGGRAPH 2012

Following below is a brief conversation with Rebecca Strzelec, SIGGRAPH 2012 Conference Chair from Penn State Altoona, on her inspirations, background, and what to expect at SIGGRAPH this year. What made you agree to take on the volunteer position of … Continued

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