Mind-Blowing Research at SIGGRAPH 2017

2017 © California Institute of Technology, Technische Universität Berlin The SIGGRAPH 2017 Technical Papers program is the premier international forum for disseminating new scholarly research in computer graphics and interactive techniques. At the conference, authors provide brief overviews of their … Continued

What It Takes to Win SIGGRAPH: L3.0 Q&A

The SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival is the leading annual festival for the world’s most innovative, accomplished, and amazing digital film and video creators. In this series, we profile student award winners, a key distinction within this Academy Award-qualifying festival. First … Continued

Your Computer Animation Festival Submission Questions, Answered

Taking Flight © 2016 Moonbot Studios The 2017 SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival has a lot of new and exciting aspects, including the brand-new VR Theater. Naturally, there are a lot of questions from animators who would like to enter their work in the … Continued

The Evolution of Real-Time Graphics

As I sat down to come up with a list of the best real-time projects in SIGGRAPH history, I knew I wanted to accomplish two things: convey what kinds of submissions the SIGGRAPH 2017 Real-Time Live! program is looking for, … Continued

My Take on the Future of VR

photo by John Fujii © 2015 ACM SIGGRAPH As I sat down to write this, I reflected on a story I wrote exactly one year ago for the ACM SIGGRAPH blog and how the state of virtual reality (VR) has evolved … Continued

Jury’s Choice: The Making of ‘Cosmos Laundromat’

© Blender Foundation | gooseberry.blender.org SIGGRAPH 2016 Computer Animation Festival Jury’s Choice winner “Cosmos Laundromat – First Cycle” — originally code-named “Project Gooseberry” by its Blender team — is one of the most unique projects the festival has seen. Why? … Continued

Behind ‘Borrowed Time’

This summer, the 43rd annual SIGGRAPH Computer Animation Festival awarded the animated short “Borrowed Time” its prestigious “Best of Show” award. As the end-of-year awards season approaches, our team sat down with the film’s directors to learn more about their filmmaking … Continued

Meet Alain Chesnais

photo: Alain Chesnais (center) with LEGO Alain and friends This Q&A was originally published in the ACM SIGGRAPH Member Profiles. Alain Chesnais is a long-time volunteer with SIGGRAPH and SIGGRAPH conferences. He was this year’s ACM SIGGRAPH’s Outstanding Service Award winner. You might  have … Continued