SIGGRAPH 2014 Announce Computer Animation Festival Winners

Jerome Solomon SIGGRAPH 2014 is pleased to announce the 41st annual Computer Animation Festival award recipients for Best in Show, Jury Award, Best Student Project, Best Animated Short, and Best Visual Effects, among others. More than 100 pieces will be … Continued

Top 10 Ten Reasons to Stay at an Official SIGGRAPH 2014 Hotel

It’s an important decision: where to sleep during SIGGRAPH 2014. If you have friends or family in Vancouver, and they’re willing to host you for five or more days, that might be your best option. Your second-best option is one … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Registration Now Open!

It’s Time to Register! SIGGRAPH 2014 is returning to Vancouver this summer and we can’t wait to see you there! Register now and meet us at the Vancouver Convention Centre 10-14 August for the Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques event of … Continued

Q&A With SIGGRAPH 2014 Emerging Technologies Chair Thierry Frey

“Physical Painting With a Digital Paintbrush” First off, how many submissions did you get this year and how many were accepted? We received almost 90 submissions and accepted 24. We also have an additional two curated pieces. One of these received … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 to Host Panel and Screening of “How to Train Your Dragon 2”

At SIGGRAPH 2014, DreamWorks Animation presents a behind-the-scenes discussion on the feature animated film, “How To Train Your Dragon 2” (June 2014). Writer/Director Dean DeBlois charts the nuanced filmmaking necessary to fully realize this next adventure in the secret and … Continued

Long-Time Exhibitors and New Ones Bring Excitement to SIGGRAPH 2014

Autodesk and Intel Corp. are just two of many companies returning to SIGGRAPH in 2014. SIGGRAPH is delighted to share the current amazing caliber of exhibitors already committed to this year’s event in Vancouver. Featuring both veteran and new partners, … Continued

Six Reasons to Attend SIGGRAPH 2014

Why SIGGRAPH?Why spend five or six days away from the office, away from home, when you can improve your skills in your spare time on the web? If you’re hearing those questions from your employer, or from friends and family, … Continued

SIGGRAPH 2014 Releases Technical Papers Data & Statistics

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Computational Design of Linkage-Based Characters This year, the Technical Papers program received a total of 505 completed submissions! After committee review, 127 of them have been accepted, accounting for a 25% acceptance rate. In addition, 46 papers, published in ACM … Continued

Q&A with SIGGRAPH 2014 Chair Dave Shreiner

In 2014, SIGGRAPH returns to Vancouver, British Columbia Briefly describe your past experience as a SIGGRAPH volunteer and what motivated you to serve as the SIGGRAPH 2014 Conference Chair. I’ve been a long-time contributor to the SIGGRAPH Courses program – … Continued

The Perfect Combination: SIGGRAPH 2014 & Vancouver

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Majestic mountains, sparkling ocean, rainforests and beautiful foliage in all four seasons make Vancouver one of the most beautiful cities in the world. It’s no surprise Condé Nast Magazine named it the “Best City in the Americas.” Canada is known … Continued

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