Diversity in the Animation and VFX Community

Image: Panel discussion at SIGGRAPH 2017: The Academy’s Science and Technology Council Presents “Hidden Figures” in Collaboration with NASA. Photo by John Fujii by Jessica Sommerville The topic of diversity within the VFX and animation community is one that has gained … Continued

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Europe (Part II)

By Jessica Sommerville In part one of our regional snapshot of CG in Europe, we discussed the current production and work climate of the industry in this region. Enjoy the second part of our take on CG in Europe, where … Continued

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Europe (Part I)

Image courtesy Mackevision. © Home Box Office, Inc. All rights reserved.   By Jessica Sommerville In this regional snapshot, we explore the climate of the computer graphics (CG) industry within Europe. In part I of this exploration, we touch base … Continued

Regional Snapshot: Computer Graphics in Africa

Image, “Khumba” courtesy of Triggerfish By Jessica Sommerville In this fifth installment of our series of regional snapshots, we focus on the climate of the CG industry within Africa. For this edition we have three industry spokesmen to shed some light … Continued

ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources in Macao

Photo: part of the IRC committee at the Pixar Party at SIGGRAPH 2016 in Anaheim, CA by Diana Arellano (ACM SIGGRAPH International Resources Committee Chair) In just a few days, the spectacular luxury hotel and casino resort Venetian Macao will … Continued

7 Things You Did Not Know About IRC (Number 2 Is Our Favorite)

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If you’ve ever been at a SIGGRAPH conference and needed information in a language other than English, you’ve interacted with the International Resources Committee (IRC). If you’re not from North America, you’ve talked to us. If you’ve wandered into the … Continued