Disney Legend Floyd Norman at SIGGRAPH 2017

photo of Steve Waskul and Floyd Norman, courtesy of John Fujii for SIGRRAPH 2017 On Monday, 31 July, SIGGRAPH 2017 attendees heard from Floyd Norman, conference keynote speaker and the first African-American storyboard artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios. Norman participated … Continued

10 Things You Didn’t Know About the VFX in Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’

© 2016 Walt Disney Pictures During SIGGRAPH 2016, members of the genius team behind Disney’s live-action, Oscar-winning film “The Jungle Book” (2016) joined attendees on the Production Session stage to present “The VFX of Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book.’” Presenters included Rob … 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

Behind-the-Scenes: SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Computer Animation Festival

Image credit: © Digic Pictures, CD PROJECKTS. A. SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 Computer Animation Festival (CAF) Director Jinny H.J. Choo shares her thoughts on the future of the industry and what you can expect at the SIGGRAPH Asia 2015 CAF. SIGGRAPH … Continued

SIGGRAPHITTI Issue 3: Emerging Technologies, Art Papers, Production Sessions, and Industrial Light & Magic’s 40th Anniversary

Light Pattern © 2015 Daniel Temkin SIGGRAPHITTI is the official newsletter for the North American SIGGRAPH Conference, an annual five-day interdisciplinary educational experience of the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques. Sign up to receive SIGGRAPHITTI and read on for Issue … Continued

‘Feast’worthy Tips for Creative Thinkers

Image Credit: Feast © 2014 Disney After keeping it a secret for so long, Oscar-winning Director Patrick Osborne and VFX Supervisor Josh Staub of Walt Disney Animation Studios visited us at SIGGRAPH 2014 to talk “Feast,” both as a Computer … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2013 Conference Chair Mk Haley Previews the 40th SIGGRAPH Conference

Following is a brief conversation with Mk Haley (pictured below), SIGGRAPH 2013 Conference Chair from Disney Research Labs, who discusses the vision, goals, and team behind SIGGRAPH 2013.Background on Mk: Mk Haley, SIGGRAPH 2013 ChairPhoto credit: Jess Allen Mk Haley … Continued

Disney•Pixar Executive Jim Morris Chosen as a SIGGRAPH 2010 Keynote Speaker

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(Chicago, IL) – ACM SIGGRAPH announces the selection of Jim Morris, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Production at Pixar Animation Studios, to give one of the keynote presentations at SIGGRAPH 2010, the 37th International Conference and Exhibition on … Continued