5 Tips for Innovators from Not Impossible’s Elliot Kotek

It’s been close to a year since SIGGRAPH 2014 attendees heard an inspirational keynote address from Not Impossible Labs Co-founder Elliot Kotek. Kotek and his team are proof that a lot can happen in the span of one year, including … Continued

Q&A: DreamWorks Animation Experts Talk ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2’

SIGGRAPH 2014 sat down after DreamWorks Animation Presents: The Growth of “How To Train Your Dragon 2” for a quick Q&A with panelists on their process. Q: Which part of the animation process on How To Train Your Dragon 2 … Continued

Brazilian Paulo Henrique Machado Attends SIGGRAPH 2014 Via Telepresence

Paulo Henrique Machado has lived in a room at Clinicas hospital in Sao Paulo, Brazil since he was an infant. As a baby, he suffered paralysis brought on by polio, and is confined to bed and hooked to an artificial … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Chair Dave Shreiner’s CGW Interview!

Tell us about yourself on a personal level. I grew up in a technology-isolated backwater in central Pennsylvania, where computers weren’t particularly available.  I became interested in computer graphics as a wee lad when I encountered a 2D-vector motorcycle jumping … 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 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

SIGGRAPH 2014 TECHNICAL PAPERS PREVIEW

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The SIGGRAPH 2014 Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly work in computer graphics and interactive techniques. In anticipation of the upcoming conference, SIGGRAPH’s 41st annual, the program preview trailer is available on the official … Continued

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